The Inter-CFAR Collaboration on HIV Research in Women is a network of CFAR investigators dedicated to promoting cutting-edge science in HIV research and women, developing new strategies for future research to address HIV-related issues unique to women, and promoting career development and professional growth among junior investigators interested in this field. We are interested in addressing issues relevant to HIV and women at both a domestic and international level.
The 3 Specific Conference Areas of Focus are:
Microbiome in HIV-infected Women and its Impact
HIV Continuum of Care across the Lifespan of Women
KEYNOTE ADDRESS will be given by Ms. Mary Fisher Mary is an American political activist, artist and author will give the keynote address. After contracting HIV from her second husband, Mary Fisher has become an outspoken HIV/AIDS activist for the prevention, education and for the compassionate treatment of people with HIV and AIDS. She is particularly noted for speeches before two Republican Conventions: Houston in 1992 and San Diego in 1996. The 1992 speech has been hailed as “one of the best American speeches of the 20th Century.” Since May 2006, Mary has been a global emissary for the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS).
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