​​​The 12th International Congress on AIDS in Asia and the Pacific (ICAAP)

 

​​​​​ICAAP: OVERVIEW

​​​​The International Congress on AIDS in Asia and the Pacific (ICAAP) is the largest forum on AIDS held in the Asia and the Pacific region. Since the first ICAAP was held in 1990 – almost 25 years ago – the ICAAP has played a critical role in raising public awareness, building political commitment, strengthening advocacy networks and disseminating knowledge and experiences on HIV issues among stakeholders in the region.​

​​​DATES AND VENUE

The 12th International Congress on AIDS in Asia and the Pacific (ICAAP12) will be held in Dhaka, Bangladesh from 20 to 23 November 2015 in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The Venue is the Bangabandhu International Conference Center (BICC), Bangladesh’s premier facility for international meetings and exhibitions. BICC is conveniently located close to many three, four and five star hotels.​

 

MISSION/VISION

 

ICAAP12 is an opportunity to firmly entrench communities’ efforts to promote the game changers with respect to AIDS prevention, treatment, care and support in the Asia Pacific region that will lead to shared vision in the post 2015 agenda and end AIDS by 2030.​

​GOALS

• To provide an international forum for communities and especially young people’s voices in the agenda setting for ending AIDS post 2015
• To promote increased responsibility and accountability for governments and the international community for ending AIDS
• To provide a platform for country-by-country analysis of innovation, science and social
determinants which will lead to the end of AIDS

​​​THEME

The theme of Dhaka congress is ‘Be the Change Towards an AIDS Free Generation: Our Right to Health’ which highlights the global and regional needs for achieving an AIDS free generation through science, innovation and community involvement and public private partnership.​

ABSTRACTS TRACKS

​​​The 12th ICAAP International Congress on AIDS in Asia and the Pacific welcomes the submission of abstracts in the following scientific tracks:

Sub Track A: The Continuum of Prevention to Treatment and Care: Basic and Clinical Sciences and Epidemiology

Sub Track B: The Continuum of Prevention Treatment and Care: Social Sciences

Sub Track C: Law, Policy and Human Rights and the Unfinished Political and Social Agenda

Sub Track D: Reaching the Unreached Community, Health Systems and Multi-Sectoral Engagement

Sub Track E:  Academic Response to HIV (World of learning, teaching and training)

Sub Track F:  Faith Based Response and Faith Based Advisory Approach

Sub Track G: Transformational Leadership for an AIDS Free Generation

Sub Track H:  Programme for adolescents and young people

Sub Track I: Planning for Post 2015 Development Agenda and Beyond

 

For detailed descriptions of each scientific track, please visit the track scope and objectives page.

Please click here to view all Track Categories.

The abstract submission period will be open from May 30 to July 1, 2015.

 

Regards #SKMbersatu

 

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