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Wits RHI at the 2024 AIDS Conference

22 July 2024

Wits RHI at the 2024 AIDS Conference

Date: 22-26 July 2024
Location: Munich, Germany

We invite you to join Wits RHI for a series of engaging sessions, symposiums, and workshops at the AIDS 2024 Conference hosted by the International AIDS Society (IAS). We will share groundbreaking research and insights into HIV prevention and treatment.

Session Highlights

20 July

  • 09:30 – 11:00 CEST
    • Pre-conference session: The transformative potential of PrEP choice
    • Panel discussion on provider perspectives
    • Speaker: Elmari Briedenhann
    • Session Details
  • 13:30 – 14:30 CEST
    • Pre-conference session: Reality check part 1: Early learnings from delivery of PrEP choice
    • Speaker: Saiqa Mullick
    • Session Details
  • 15:00 – 16:30 CEST
    • Pre-conference session: Reality check part 2: Early learnings from delivery of PrEP choice
    • Speaker: Saiqa Mullick
    • Session Details
  • 15:00 – 16:30 CEST
    • Pre-conference session: Engaging communities in mucosal HIV vaccine research and development
    • Speaker: Sinead Delany-Moretlwe
    • Panel Discussion: A community perspective on the challenges of participating in HIV mucosal research
    • Session Details

21 July

  • 08:00 – 09:00 CEST
    • Pre-conference session: Mobilize for Action on Sexually Transmitted Infections
    • What’s New in STIs? Part 1: Key Technical Updates
    • Presenter: Saiqa Mullick
    • Session Details
  • 09:00 – 13:00 CEST
  • PREPARE Working Group Kick-of Meeting: Hands-on, workshop-style discussion of draft ethical guidance for the inclusion of pregnant adolescents in clinical HIV research
  • Attendee: Sinead Delany-Moretlwe- Attendee
  • 17:00 – 18:00 CEST
    • Pre-conference session: The future of innovative models for HIV PrEP/PEP delivery – Session 2: Lightning talks on HIV service delivery models
    • Presenter: Vusile Butler
    • Session Details

22 July

  • 09:30 – 11:00 CEST
    • Presentations: Satellite Session – New ways for the next wave: Innovative R&D for the future of women’s prevention
    • Panelist: Thesla Palanee-Phillips
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  • 13:00 – 14:30 CEST
    • Presentations: Satellite Session – Lessons learned in providing PrEP for young people at scale
    • Panelists: Vusile Butler, Catherine Martin, Nthabiseng Koloane
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  • 14:00 – 15:00 CEST
    • Global Village: AIDS 2024 symposium: Track C: Present in the Global Village at the HPTN/HVTN booth on Understanding PrEP
    • Presentation: Sinead Delany-Moretlwe
  • 15:00 – 16:30 CEST 
    • Presentations: Satellite Session – Examining the impact of PrEP service delivery on adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health
    • Panelists: Nicolette Naidoo, Elmari Briedenhann, Catherine Martin
    • Session Details

23 July

  • 11:00 – 12:00 CEST
  • Global Village session: Get in the game: A collective effort for youth-led sexual and reproductive health, and monitoring to build visionary communities for change
    • Chair: Nthabiseng Koloane
    • Speakers: Vusile Butler, Elmari Briedenhann
    • Session Details
  • 16:30 – 17:30 CEST
    • Symposium Cross-track: Revolutionizing HIV prevention: Breakthroughs and insights in long-acting technologies
    • Moderator: Sinead Delany-Moretlwe
    • Session Details

24 July

  • 12:30 – 13:30 CEST
  • IAS 2024 WHO & IMPAACT Satellite ARV in pregnancy research toolkit
  • Panelist: Sinead Delany-Moretlwe
  • 10:30 – 11:30 CEST
    • Presentations: Oral abstract session – Opportunities and vulnerabilities in the digital age
    • Track D: Social and behavioural sciences
    • Moderator: Elmari Briedenhann
    • Session Details
  • 15:00 – 16:00 CEST
    • Presentations: Oral abstract session – Catalysts of change: Key population-led innovations
    • Track D: Social and behavioural sciences
    • Moderator: Amogelang Kekana
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25 July

  • 10:30 – 11:30 CEST
    • Symposium: Use of long-acting injectable cabotegravir in pregnant and lactating people
    • Presenter: Sinead Delany-Moretlwe
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  • 15:00 – 16:00 CEST
    • Symposium: Track C: Epidemiology and prevention science – Simplifying PrEP: Is monitoring needed?
    • Presenter: Sinead Delany-Moretlwe
    • Session Details
  • 16:30 – 17:30 CEST
    • Symposium: Track D: Social and behavioural sciences – Reframing PrEP and STI care outside the box and into real-world settings: Innovations and social determinants of health
    • Speaker: Nicolette Naidoo
    • Session Details

26 July

  • 10:00 – 12:00 CEST
    • Skills Building Workshop: CAB-LA for HIV PrEP – Essential Clinical and Counselling Skills for PrEP Choice
    • Presenters: Elmari Briedenhann, Nicolette Naidoo, Amogelang Kekana
    • Session Details

Additional Events

In addition to our participation at the AIDS 2024 Conference, Wits RHI will also be represented at the 16th International Workshop on Pediatrics & HIV on 19 – 20 July in Munich. Click here for more information.

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