International AIDS Conference events: Wed., August 6 — 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

Webcasts and podcasts of the following sessions are now available.

Mobile Populations and Globalization, 4 August 2008
http://www.kaisernetwork.org/health_cast/hcast_index.cfm?display=detail&hc=2881

Global Financial Architecture, 5 August 2008
http://www.kaisernetwork.org/health_cast/hcast_index.cfm?display=detail&hc=2894

Scaling-up HIV Testing and Counseling: A Human Rights and Public Health Imperative, 5 August 2008
http://www.kaisernetwork.org/health_cast/hcast_index.cfm?display=detail&hc=2901

New Frontiers in HIV Prevention Sciences, 5 August 2008
http://www.kaisernetwork.org/health_cast/hcast_index.cfm?display=detail&hc=2904

Best Practices for HIV/AIDS Implementers: Highlights from Kampala, 5 August 2008
http://www.kaisernetwork.org/health_cast/hcast_index.cfm?display=detail&hc=2905

IAS 20th Anniversary, 5 August 2008
http://www.kaisernetwork.org/health_cast/hcast_index.cfm?display=detail&hc=2906

Country-Level Advocacy Initiatives that Support Children and AIDS, 5 August 2008
http://www.kaisernetwork.org/health_cast/hcast_index.cfm?display=detail&hc=2907

Regional Session: Latin America, 5 August 2008
http://www.kaisernetwork.org/health_cast/hcast_index.cfm?display=detail&hc=2903

Plenary Session, Day 3, 6 August 2008
http://www.kaisernetwork.org/health_cast/hcast_index.cfm?display=detail&hc=2909

Regional Session: Eastern Europe and Central Asia, 6 August 2008
http://www.kaisernetwork.org/health_cast/hcast_index.cfm?display=detail&hc=2911

Financing for Sustainable National Health Care, 6 August 2008
http://www.kaisernetwork.org/health_cast/hcast_index.cfm?display=detail&hc=2914

Looking to the Future–The Epidemic in 2031 and New Directions in AIDS Research, 6 August 2008
http://www.kaisernetwork.org/health_cast/hcast_index.cfm?display=detail&hc=2912

Moving from Promises to Actions: Building Global and National Commitment for Evidence-Based Approaches to Addressing Stigma and Discrimination, 6 August 2008
http://www.kaisernetwork.org/health_cast/hcast_index.cfm?display=detail&hc=2913
***LIVE WEBCASTS THURSDAY***

9:45 a.m. ET – Plenary Session, Day 4
12:00 p.m. ET – Official Press Conference
1:45 p.m. ET – AIDS Ambassadors

 

2.  DAILY ROUNDUP

Kaisernetwork.org managing editor Jill Braden Balderas reports on the daily highlights from the XVII International AIDS Conference, Monday, 4 August – Friday, 8 August, in Mexico City.

The Daily Roundup for Wednesday, 6 August will be posted later today.
http://www.kaisernetwork.org/health_cast/hcast_index.cfm?display=detail&hc=2838

 

3.  PRESS BRIEFING

Official Press Conference, 6 August 2008
http://www.kaisernetwork.org/health_cast/hcast_index.cfm?display=detail&hc=2910

 

4.  NEWSMAKER INTERVIEWS

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

Mark Dybul, U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator, U.S. Department of State
http://www.kaisernetwork.org/health_cast/hcast_index.cfm?display=detail&hc=2836#dybul
Ambassador Dybul speaks about the impact of PEPFAR over the next five years.

Former President Festus Gontebanye Mogae, Botswana
http://www.kaisernetwork.org/health_cast/hcast_index.cfm?display=detail&hc=2836#mogae
President Mogae discusses his new initiative to reinvigorate prevention efforts in southern Africa.

Kevin De Cock, M.D., Director of HIV/AIDS Department, World Health Organization
http://www.kaisernetwork.org/health_cast/hcast_index.cfm?display=detail&hc=2836#decock
Dr. De Cock discusses the emphasis on prevention at the AIDS conference and a new initiative to document the impact of AIDS programs on health systems.

Phill Wilson, CEO, Black AIDS Institute
http://www.kaisernetwork.org/health_cast/hcast_index.cfm?display=detail&hc=2836#wilson
Wilson discusses the CDC’s new estimates of HIV/AIDS in the U.S. and the impact on the African American community.

 

5.  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.

 

6.  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 Wednesday, 6 August will be available later today.
http://www.kaisernetwork.org/health_cast/hcast_index.cfm?display=detail&hc=2837

 

7.  NEWS SUMMARIES

Governments Overlook Behavior Change in HIV Strategies, Experts Say at AIDS Conference
6 August 2008
http://www.kaisernetwork.org/daily_reports/rep_index.cfm?DR_ID=53756

Former African Leaders Launch Regional Campaign To Pressure Politicians on HIV/AIDS
6 August 2008
http://www.kaisernetwork.org/daily_reports/rep_index.cfm?DR_ID=53757

Advocates Discuss Travel Restrictions Around the World for People Living With HIV/AIDS
6 August 2008
http://www.kaisernetwork.org/daily_reports/rep_index.cfm?DR_ID=53758

IAVI Releases Blueprint for HIV/AIDS Vaccine Research
6 August 2008
http://www.kaisernetwork.org/daily_reports/rep_index.cfm?DR_ID=53759

Rising Food Prices Could Affect Those With HIV/AIDS, Increase Number of Women Entering Commercial Sex Trade, U.N. Officials Say
6 August 2008
http://www.kaisernetwork.org/daily_reports/rep_index.cfm?DR_ID=53760

Risk of HIV Transmission From Heterosexual Intercourse Could Be Underestimated, Study Finds
6 August 2008
http://www.kaisernetwork.org/daily_reports/rep_index.cfm?DR_ID=53761

MSM Remain at High Risk for HIV; Official Data Lacking, Report Finds
6 August 2008
http://www.kaisernetwork.org/daily_reports/rep_index.cfm?DR_ID=53762

Miami Herald Examines Research on Crack Users and HIV
6 August 2008
http://www.kaisernetwork.org/daily_reports/rep_index.cfm?DR_ID=53763

Advocates, Experts Discussing Allegations of Inadequate Treatment of HIV-Positive Immigrants
6 August 2008
http://www.kaisernetwork.org/daily_reports/rep_index.cfm?DR_ID=53764

Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report Summarizes Reports, Initiatives From International AIDS Conference
6 August 2008
http://www.kaisernetwork.org/daily_reports/rep_index.cfm?DR_ID=53765
Additional news coverage will be available in the Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report, including summaries of all the news coverage from across the globe.
Available at noon ET, online at http://www.kaisernetwork.org/dailyreports/hiv .
Sign up for email at http://www.kaisernetwork.org/email .

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~ by h.e.g. on August 6, 2008.

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