New president for International AIDS Society

According to a press release from the International AIDS Society:

The International AIDS Society (IAS), principle organizer of the XVII International AIDS Conference in Mexico City, today announced Dr Julio Montaner, Director of the BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS in Canada, as its new President for the next two years. Montaner takes over from outgoing President, Dr Pedro Cahn.

The new President- Elect is Dr Elly Katabira, Associate Professor of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine at Makerere University in Uganda. Katabira becomes the first ever African representative to hold the position.

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~ by h.e.g. on August 13, 2008.

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