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Affiliated independent events from PAHO/WHO during the XIX International AIDS Conference in Washington, D.C.


Monday 23 July

Optimizing and scaling up treatment in Latin America and the Caribbean: towards a new generation of treatment programs


6.30 pm - 8.30 pm.

Conference Venue Session Room 9


  • Mirta Roses, PAHO Director
  • Pedro Cahn, President Fundación Huésped
  • Massimo Ghidinelli, PAHO
  • Pablo Anamaría, Asociación Via Libre
  • David Wheeler, HIV Medicine Association
  • María Kirova, The Global Found
  • Rodrigo Tovar, HIV program from Ecuador
  • James Fitzgerald, PAHO


Thursday 26 July

Addressing sexual health and evidence-based sexual health education: evolving opportunities

7.00 am - 8.30 am.

Conference Venue Session Room 9


  • Kevin Fenton, CDC
  • Massimo Ghidinelli, PAHO
  • Eli Coleman, Program in Human Sexuality, University of Minnesota Medical School
  • Esther Corona, World Association of Sexual Health
  • José Antonio Izazola, Centro Nacional para la Prevención y el Control de Sida de México
  • Carlos F. Cáceres, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia.
  • Rafael Mazín, PAHO



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Last Updated on Monday, 23 July 2012 05:17

World Hepatitis Day 2014

WHO issues its first hepatitis B treatment guidelines (03/12/2015)

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WHO today issued its first-ever guidance for the treatment of chronic hepatitis B, a viral infection which is spread through blood and body fluids, attacking the liver and resulting in an estimated 650 000 deaths each year – most of them in low- and middle-income countries.


Hepatitis: increasing access to diagnosis and treatment could save millions of lives in the Americas (07/28/2014)

Hepatitis: Think again

On World Hepatitis Day, July 28, the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) acknowledges stepped-up global and regional action to prevent and control viral hepatitis in recent years and the potential for new drugs to cure the disease. But the Organization also highlights the need to make the benefits of this progress more accessible for those who need them most.

WHO welcomes global momentum on viral hepatitis (07/25/2014)

23 JULY 2014 ¦ MELBOURNE/GENEVA - On World Hepatitis Day, 28 July, WHO welcomes new progress in tackling one of the world’s most serious diseases. Viral hepatitis – a group of infectious diseases known as hepatitis A, B, C, D, and E – affects millions of people worldwide, causing acute and chronic liver disease and killing close to 1.4 million people every year.

Partners sign call to action on hepatitis (07/14/2014)


Jon Secada and PAHO/WHO team up for hepatitis awareness (07/25/2013)

Invitation to launch of the Viral Hepatitis Global Policy Report in advance of World Hepatitis Day (07/23/2013)

Hepatitis is a silent epidemic that kills two people per minute throughout the world (07/23/2013)

New year, new materials: PAHO releases an infographic to continue the fight against Hepatitis in the Americas (01/11/2013)


PAHO Calls for Strengthening the Fight Against Hepatitis, a "Silent" Disease that Affects Millions of People in the Americas (07/26/2012)

PAHO events during the XIX International AIDS Conference in Washington, D.C. (07/19/2012)

The Region of the Americas is preparing the commemoration of "World Hepatitis Day" (06/24/2012)

Affiliated Independent Event on Viral Hepatitis and HIV Co-Infection in the Program of the International Conference on AIDS (06/20/2012)

The PAHO holds the first Regional Meeting on Viral Hepatitis in Latin America and the Caribbean (06/19/2012)


PAHO/WHO Warns of Growing Health Toll of Hepatitis (07/27/2011)

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