12th World AIDS Conference ...bridging the gap

Geneva, Switzerland
28 June - 3 July, 1998

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Feature Story
Volunteers make it happen
Unprecedented co-operation sends Delegates, Volunteers home happy
From the reception to the medical desk, to the slide runners to the unpaid staff, Co-ordinator Viola Krebs sums it up: "Once again, the spirit of Geneva has proven the experts wrong" MORE


Closing Ceremony marks only end of Conference
Search for a cure continues
In the midst of powerful words surrounding the search for a cure, the IAS clock showed a powerful message: In late 1997 alone, over 30.6 million persons were living with HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS).



The 13th World AIDS ConferemceLooking ahead
The XIII International AIDS Conference will be held in Durban, South Africa from 9 to 14 July, 2000. The official web site is already up and running.

 

Images from the Conference keep the spirit alive
The spirit of co-operation lives on from one of the largest Conferences ever organised.

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QUOTED
From The Lancet,
June 20, 1998
"This AIDS Conference’s vision statement is Bridging the Gap. This gap is more of a gulf, yawning between what is deliverable (if not always delivered) in the western world and what is affordable where AIDS is the biggest burden. Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy (HAART) is also HEART; it is Expensive and, for those countries that can scarcely afford zidovudine, exorbitant...."




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