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IAS Appoints 5 To Co-Chair HIV Prevention Research



The International AIDS Society (IAS) has appointed five leaders for the implementation and advocacy as Co-Chairs for the HIV Research for Prevention (HIVR4P) conference.

Naija News reports that this was contained in a statement by the IAS Communications Director signed by Mandy Sugrue, IAS Communications Director and obtained by Naija News on Thursday, February 22.

This News platform reports that the five newly-appointed persons include, Linda-Gail Bekker, Pontiano Kaleebu, Sheena McCormack, David O’Connor and Mitchell Warren.

Sugrue said that the newly appointed leaders would co-chair the fourth biennial HIVR4P 2020 conference scheduled to hold in Cape Town, South Africa.

He quoted the IAS president, Anton Pozniak, as saying the IAS h assumed the role of HIVR4P conference secretariat as part of its collaboration with the Global HIV Vaccine Enterprise, which organised the first three HIVR4P conferences.