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Join PHI at the 21st International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2016)

July 18, 2016

Durban International Convention Centre (ICC)
Durban, South Africa | July 18-22, 2016

PHI programs and fellows attending AIDS 2016, including CAMI Health, Global Youth Coalition on HIV/AIDS (GYCA), GOJoven International, Global Health Leaders, and Youth Champions Initiative, will take an active role in presenting in the youth preconference, on panels, in workshops and satellite events. View an overview below, or a full program for the conference or the Global Village and Youth ProgramYou can also participate in the conference virtually using the hashtag #AIDS2016 and retweeting GYCA at @_GYCA_.


Global Youth Coalition on HIV/AIDS (GYCA)

Join the Global Youth Coalition on HIV/AIDS (GYCA), along with partners from the Link Up Project, the International HIV/AIDS Alliance, the Uganda Network of Young People Living With HIV, ATHENA Network, Stop AIDS NOW!, and others, at the youth pre-conference, in the global village, and throughout the conference. 



Youth Pre-Conference: Service Delivery to MSM in Hostile Environments

Time: 10:25-11:35

Location: Durban University of Technology, Main Auditorium


Amplifying Youth Voices: a mini peer mentorship training for youth advocates

Time: 11:45-13:00 

Location: Session Room 2 


Accountability among and within youth networks: The impact of global youth networks on the AIDS response

Time: 14:05-15:05

Location:  Main Auditorium


What does meaningful youth engagement really look like

Time: 15:10-16:10

Location: Session Room 2



Satellite Session: Do you know who we are? Living young, with HIV

Time: 08:00-10:00

Location: Session Room 9 - MOSA05


Getting a Seat at the Table: Young Leaders Share the Highs and Lows of Leadership and Accountability (Global Village Meet the Experts Session)

Time: 08:30-10:00

Location: Room 1 - MOGS01


Link Up Sessions: Inter(sex)ion: Youth, HIV and SRHR Zone

Time: 11:00-13:00

Location: Networking Zone


Youth-Driven Advocacy: What it Takes to Put Young People in the Driver’s Seat (Global Village Session Presentation with Q&A)

Time: 15:00-16:00

Location: Room 2 - MOGS13



Can We Get to the Point Please! A Youth-Led Debate on the Pressing Issues Facing Youth Engagement and the HIV/SRHR Movement (Global Village Debate)

Time: 13:00-14:30

Location: Session Room 1 - TUGS02


Prevention Now for Women and Girls: A Rights-Based Integration Advocacy Training (Global Village Workshop)

Time: 16:30-18:00

Location: Session Room 1 - TUGS02


Satellite Session: Respect! Choice! Diversity!

Time: 18:30-20:30

Location: Session Room 5 - TUSA17

Creative and inspiring young people from the Link Up project share practical innovative tools they have developed. Not to be missed, this youth-led session will leave you with new ideas and useful tools for working with young people.



Link Up Sessions: Inter(sex)ion: Youth, HIV and SRHR Zone

Time: 11:00-13:00

Location: Networking Zone


Young People are the Future: Listening to Young People, Ensuring Their Protection and Investing in Their Health (Leadership Workshop)

Time: 14:30-17:00

Location: Session Room 9 - THWS10


Global Health Leaders

Join PHI’s Global Health Leaders, supporting the Medtronic Foundation, in the satellite session:



Satellite Session: Thinking Collectively on Integrated Healthcare in Communities: How to address co-morbidities while building resilient health systems and improving the lives of individuals

Time: 7:00-8:30

Location: ICC Durban - Session Room 6


CAMI Health and the IMPT

PHI’s CAMI Health serves as the secretariat of the IMPT, a global collaboration to advance multi-purpose technologies (MPTs) MPTs are products that allow women to simultaneously avoid unintended pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections (STIs), including HIV. Join CAMI Health and the IMPT at the following events.


Throughout the Conference

IMPT's booth (#341) in the Exhibition Hall

Stop by the IMPT booth to participate in our "With An MPT I Can..." campaign, grab MPT publications and swag, and learn more about the global movement for MPTs.


#WhatWomenWant: An Interactive Dialogue Series On Young Women & MPTs

Throughout the week, in collaboration with the Athena Network, IMPT will be hosting informal discussions entitled "#WhatWomenWant: An Interactive Dialogue Series On Young Women & MPTs." These discussions will focus on the ways in which we can ensure that MPTs are not only clinically efficacious and safe, but also desirable, accessible, and acceptable to the young women and adolescent girls who need them most. Follow the IMPT on Facebook & Twitter for more details about these discussions, and for other live updates from the conference.