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Findings on HIV Prevalence in Children in South Africa

20 July 2009
18:30 - 20:30

Date :

20 July 2009

Time :

18:30 – 20:30

Venue :

Cape Town International Convention Centre, Mini Room 4


The 5th International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment and Prevention is being held in Cape Town, South Africa.

The Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) will be hosting a satellite session entitled “Findings on HIV prevalence in children in South Africa”, which will focus on findings from its third South African National HIV Prevalence, Incidence, Behaviour and Communication Survey, 2008.

Chair:  Professor Leickness Simbayi, Executive Director Social Aspects of HIV/AIDS and Health, HSRC


  • Dr Olive Shisana, CEO of the HSRC: The Need for Paediatric HIV Surveillance
  • Professor Arvin Bhana, Deputy Executive Director Child, Youth, Family and Social Development, HSRC: Risk Environment of HIV among Children
  • Speaker to be confirmed:  Paediatric HIV in South Africa: 2002 – 2008