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).

Regular Registration (Virtual & In-person) is Open.

ICASA 2021 Regular registration has been extended to 30th September 2021, 23:59 GMT. Take advantage of the Regular registration and save up to $100.00 on the onsite/late registration fees.

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Welcome message from Prof. John Idoko, ICASA 2021 President | Read speech
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.
Registration

Register for ICASA 2021 today and join thousands of HIV/AIDS professionals at Africa's finest hybrid meeting on HIV/AIDS. The registration fee for accompanying persons includes entry to the conference venue, the opening session as well as the closing session.

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Community Village Booths

The conference plans to provide community village stands. This year’s community village booths will be only virtual. A maximum of 50 stands will be available on a first come first serve basis.

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Exhibition

ICASA 2021 Hybrid exhibition will give exhibitors opportunity to engage over 10,000 expected delegates via our hybrid exhibition platform. Various online tools have been introduced to increase exhibitor’s visibility and to make this hybrid exhibition a delight to both delegates and exhibitors. Delegates can chat with company representatives at booth. You can check who have come to your booth through chat box.

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Satellite Symposium

Satellite sessions take place in the conference center, but are fully organized and coordinated by the organization hosting the satellite. Conference organizers make satellite slots available for a fee, based on the room capacity and the time slot, and will allocate slots based on the overall conference programme.

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ICASA 2021 Sponsors

The conference organizers rely heavily on contribution from a range of sources to fund the 21st ICASA. Financial support from the pharmaceutical/diagnostic industry, public research institutions, and other sponsors makes a crucial difference to our work, and each conference and outcomes are reliant on our funding partnerships. Interested parties are kindly requested to contact lucbodea_icasa2021@saafrica.org

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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