International AIDS Conference events: August 3 — Coverage from the Kaiser Network

The Kaiser Network is offering extensive multimedia coverage of the International AIDS Conference, taking place August 3-8 in Mexico City.  Find live and archived webcasts, podcasts, interviews and more at http://www.kaisernetwork.org/aids2008/, or look through the offerings below.  For news articles related to the conference, check the RSS feed on the sidebar.

1.  SESSIONS

A LIVE webcast of the Opening Session will begin at 8 p.m. ET, 3 August 2008.  Shortly following the live webcast, an archived webcast, for viewing on-demand, will be posted.
http://www.kaisernetwork.org/health_cast/hcast_index.cfm?display=detail&hc=2863

CDC’s Kevin Fenton Discusses HIV Incidence in the United States
http://www.kaisernetwork.org/health_cast/hcast_index.cfm?display=detail&hc=2876
Larry Levitt, vice president of the Kaiser Family Foundation and editor-in-chief of kaisernetwork.org, talks with Kevin Fenton, director of the National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD and TB Prevention, about newly-released estimates of the number of annual HIV infections in the U.S.

HIV and Human Resources: Competing Priorities or Interconnected Solutions? 3 August 2008
http://www.kaisernetwork.org/health_cast/hcast_index.cfm?display=detail&hc=2855

Food Security, Livelihoods and HIV: Challenges and Responses, 3 August 2008
http://www.kaisernetwork.org/health_cast/hcast_index.cfm?display=detail&hc=2856

REAL TIME: New Models of Private Sector Engagement, 3 August 2008
http://www.kaisernetwork.org/health_cast/hcast_index.cfm?display=detail&hc=2857

Kaisernetwork.org also webcast the three-day Ecumenical Pre-Conference 2008: Faith in Action Now! These sessions engaged participants in exploring the challenges posed by the HIV/AIDS pandemic to people of faith.  The sessions also evaluated action taken and looked at strategies still required to put the Gospel into action in the Christian response to HIV/AIDS.
http://www.kaisernetwork.org/healthcast/ecumenical/31jul08

***LIVE WEBCASTS MONDAY***

10 a.m. ET – Plenary: Panel Discussion on the State of the Epidemic
12 p.m. ET – Official Press Conference
2:15 p.m. ET – HIV/AIDS and Health System Reform: Achieving Universal Coverage

 
2.  PRESS BRIEFING

Official Press Conference, 3 August 2008
http://www.kaisernetwork.org/health_cast/hcast_index.cfm?display=detail&hc=2862

 
3.  NEWSMAKER INTERVIEWS

Throughout the AIDS 2008 Conference, the Kaiser Family Foundation’s Jackie Judd will interview newsmakers who will preview and summarize conference developments.

Pedro Cahn, M.D., Ph.D., IAS Conference Co-Chair
http://www.kaisernetwork.org/health_cast/hcast_index.cfm?display=detail&hc=2836#cahn
Dr. Cahn speaks about how he and other leaders prepared for the first AIDS Conference ever to be held in Latin America.

Craig McClure, IAS Executive Director
http://www.kaisernetwork.org/health_cast/hcast_index.cfm?display=detail&hc=2836#mcclure
McClure discusses some unique aspects to this year’s International AIDS Conference and previews the science, prevention and treatment programs.

Linda Richter, Ph.D., Executive Director, Child Youth Family & Social Development (South Africa)
http://www.kaisernetwork.org/health_cast/hcast_index.cfm?display=detail&hc=2836#richter
Professor Richter speaks about the significance of her plenary speech on Wednesday, which is the first to focus exclusively on children made vulnerable by HIV/AIDS.

Luis Soto-Ramirez, M.D., IAS Conference Co-Chair
http://www.kaisernetwork.org/health_cast/hcast_index.cfm?display=detail&hc=2836#ramirez
Dr. Soto-Ramirez speaks about the significance of the AIDS 2008 conference to Latin America and the region’s efforts to combat HIV/AIDS.

 
4.  PODCASTS

Spanish- and English-language audio podcasts from the opening and closing sessions, plenary sessions, and selected other sessions and press conferences are available.

Listen to select sessions in:

Spanish: http://www.kaisernetwork.org/aids2008/audio.cfm?lang=sp

English: http://www.kaisernetwork.org/aids2008/audio.cfm?lang=en

To subscribe to language specific podcasts of select sessions from the conference visit http://www.kaisernetwork.org/aids2008/podcast.cfm.

 
5.  MEXICO CITY NOTEBOOK

Science magazine correspondent Jon Cohen reviews the day’s news at the conference in daily interviews with Kaiser’s Jackie Judd.  Submit a question for Jon Cohen by emailing ask@kaisernetwork.org.

Mexico City Notebook from Friday, 1 August
http://www.kaisernetwork.org/health_cast/hcast_index.cfm?display=detail&hc=2837

Advertisements

~ by h.e.g. on August 3, 2008.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

 
%d bloggers like this: