Closing Ceremony Speech by Prof. John Idoko, ICASA 2021 President / Society for AIDS in Africa President

Press Release by Society for AIDS in Africa (SAA): 6th December 2021 EMBARGO: None (For immediate release)

The Society for AIDS in Africa would like to thank the Government for responding to our call dated Friday, 3rd December 2021(18H00) where we drew the attention of the Honorable Minister of health, Dr. Joe Phaahla to the fact “that the country accreditation onsite was ongoing with antigen test without verifying the vaccination certificate” .

Press Release by Society for AIDS in Africa (SAA): 29th November 2021 EMBARGO: None (For immediate release)

STEPS TO ACCESS ICASA 2021 ONLINE PORTAL

The virtual platform will be opened on the 3rd of December 2021

ICASA 2021 POCKET PROGRAMME

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ICASA 2021 PROGRAMME BOOK

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SAA signs MoU with ICASA 2021 Host Country, Durban - South Africa

The Society for AIDS in Africa, organizers of the International Conference on AIDS and STIs in Africa (ICASA) has signed the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Government of South Africa to host ICASA 2021 in Durban, South Africa, from 6th – 11th December 2021. The signing of the MoU took place at the Durban International Conference Centre (Durban ICC).
Opening Ceremony Speech from Prof. John Idoko, ICASA 2021 President
Hon. Dr. Joe Phaahla
Statement by the Minister of Health of the Republic of South Africa Hon. Dr. Joe Phaahla, ICASA 2021 Vice President | Read speech
KwaZulu-Natal Premier Sihle Zikalala
Welcome remarks from KwaZulu-Natal Premier Sihle Zikalala, ICASA 2021 | Read speech

21ST ICASA Conference

Welcome to the Largest HIV/AIDS Conference in Africa(ICASA 2021). Hybrid(Virtual & In-Person) Conference.

Theme for ICASA 2021

Africa’s AIDS response: The race to 2030 – Evidence. Scale Up. Accelerate

ICASA 2021 Objectives

  • To strengthen health systems to integrate high impact interventions on comorbidities, emerging infections and NCDs.
  • To build, strengthen and invest in Africa’s scientific capacity and manufacturing of vaccines, diagnostics and therapeutics.
  • To Identify in Africa, resource tailored interventions for populations most affected including women, children, adolescents, men and Key Populations.
  • To evaluate the impact of COVID-19 on the HIV/AIDS response and share lessons learned in overcoming barriers in maintaining continuity of care for people living with and at risk for HIV infection.
  • To amplify national, regional, continental and global integration to reach epidemic control in Africa: Contributions from Africans in the Diaspora.
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Attendee Health and Safety Measures

Here’s all you need to know for attending ICASA 2021 safely, responsibly, and confidently. Note that some guidelines are mandatory. NB: All delegates should have their covid test done at least 72 hours prior to departure. It is compulsory to be vaccinated if you are attending in-person.

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Satellite Symposium

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Past ICASA Opening Ceremony and Guest Speakers

President of Rwanda, Paul Kagame
President of Rwanda, Paul Kagame
ICASA 2019
President of Mozambique, Filipe Nyusi
President of Mozambique, Filipe Nyusi
ICASA 2019
President of Ivory Coast (Côte d'Ivoire), Alassane Ouattara
President of Ivory Coast (Côte d'Ivoire), Alassane Ouattara
ICASA 2017
President of Zimbabwe Cde. Emmerson. D. Mnangagwa
President of Zimbabwe Cde. Emmerson. D. Mnangagwa
ICASA 2015
Former President of South Africa, Kgalema Motlanthe
Former President of South Africa, Kgalema Motlanthe
ICASA 2013
Former President of USA, George W. Bush Jnr.
Former President of USA, George W. Bush Jnr.
ICASA 2011