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National HIV Vaccine Awareness Day 2022

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National HIV Vaccine Awareness Day is celebrated on May 18 to acknowledge all those people who are working towards finding a vaccine for HIV. The day is a reminder about the importance of HIV vaccine research. AIDS is a life-threatening disease that has no cure as yet. National HIV Vaccine Awareness Day is aimed to make sure that people take proper precautions to avoid the spread of HIV. It is also a day to reach out to HIV-positive patients and help them cope with it.

Find HIV Testing and other Resources here.


Events:

  • The miracle of mRNA: What’s possible beyond SARS-CoV-2—
    understanding mRNA, its history and potential challenges for HIV vaccines.

    Global Advocacy for HIV Prevention (AVAC)
    With Stacey Hannah (AVAC), Bart Haynes (Duke), Ntando Yola (DTHF) and Bill Snow (AVAC).
    Webinar
    10 am
    Wednesday, May 18
    Register
     
  • The changed landscape of clinical research: the potential for experimental medicine vaccine trials in the current research environment.
    Global Advocacy for HIV Prevention (AVAC)
    With Pontiano Kaleebu (MRC-UK), Maureen Luba (AVAC) and Robin Shattock (Imperial College).
    Webinar
    10 am

    Tuesday, May 24
    Register
     
  • What have we learned, why it matters and what it means? Understanding recent results in HIV vaccine research and implications for the future.
    Global Advocacy for HIV Prevention (AVAC)
    Unpacking results from Uhambo and Imbokodo trials and understanding the implications for the current pipeline of products.
    With Galit Alter (HSPH), Stacey Hannah (AVAC), William Kilembe (ZEHRP), Ethel Makila (IAVI), Mary Marovich (NIAID) and Bill Snow (AVAC).
    Webinar
    10 am

    Tuesday, March 31
    Register
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