12th World AIDS Conference ...bridging the gap

Geneva, Switzerland
28 June - 3 July, 1998

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Delegates at the Conference
Delegates head towards the Session Halls as 12th World AIDS Conference begins

Need for vaccine challenges researchers to move quickly
Vaccines: Promises but no certainty. MORE

Feature Story:
Effective vaccine remains illusive as pursuit continues

The jury is still out on which vaccine avenue to pursue and for how long.
Despite 17 years of experience with drug therapies and preventive measures, why does the rate of new HIV infections continue unabated in the South? MORE

Drop in OIs dramatic but not relevant to developing world


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Since the printing of the workbook, both science and community
Daily Summaries of Scientific and Community Sessions
Summaries of Sessions are provided in a condensed format

VOX POPULI
Can we now prevent children from being born with HIV?


Today in the Programme
GENDER AND POWER
Sessions today will focus on gender and power as it relates to the effectiveness of HIV/AIDS intervention programmes. MORE

BRIDGING SESSIONS
Panelists in this afternoon’s Bridging Session at 15:00 on funding and policy will touch on some of the provocative questions that arise in allocating resources for HIV/AIDS at the national and international levels. MORE

Recent updates on the entire Conference schedule are posted under tomorrow's news.

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Track A T R A C K  A           
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Track C T R A C K  C             
epidemiology,
prevention and
public health

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  • STDs: The road from Kathmandu to India
    HIV prevention measures -- brochures and free condoms, for example -- are now routine. MORE
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Track B T R A C K  B          
clinical science
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Track D T R A C K  D        
social and
behavioural science

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