South Africa: International Conference on AIDS and STIs in Africa (ICASA)
Seven representatives from the African Jesuit AIDS Network (AJAN) are attending the 17thInternational Conference on AIDS and STIs in Africa (ICASA) in Cape Town, whose theme isNow more than ever targeting zero. The participants come from Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Madagascar, South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe. We bring you a report of the first day of the conference, with insights from our participants.
ICASA opening ceremony recalls Mandela – “It’s in your hands.” The urgent appeal once voiced by Nelson Mandela was echoed at the opening of ICASA in Cape Town on 7 December… Read more
Bringing AIDS treatment closer to the people – Bringing AIDS medication closer to the people helps them not to default on their treatment… Read more
Explaining what we are about – “We focus on building the person. That’s our approach, it’s about hope.” Matsepane Morare SJ explains what AJAN is about to a woman browsing our stand at the International Conference on AIDS and STIs in Africa (ICASA)… Read more