More than 100 of the world's top experts on human rights and HIV among sexual minorities led presentations and workshops in Vienna on July 17 at BE HEARD, an all-day conference event that addressed soaring global rates of HIV among men who have sex with men (MSM). The event preceded the launch of AIDS 2010, the XVIII International AIDS Conference (IAC) and had nearly 600 participants.
Our friend IRMA (International Rectal Microbicide Advocates) and led the very interesting session called "Condoms Aren’t Enough! Will Pills and Lubes Define the Future Of Sex? An Overview of New HIV Prevention Tools in Development."
Below are 5 of the presentations - which IRMA is lovingly sharing with LifeLube. The first - directly below - begins with Kenyan researcher Dr. Gaudensia Mutua's talk - "Basic Concepts about AIDS Vaccine Research."
Hosted by the Global Forum on MSM & HIV (MSMGF), BE HEARD focused on challenges and solutions to achieving universal access to HIV-related prevention, care, treatment, and support services for sexual minority communities worldwide.
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