NEWS: AIDS conference pays tribute to MH17 victims

Tributes were paid to the six delegates who lost their lives aboard flight MH17 at the opening session of the 20th International AIDS Conference in Melbourne over the weekend. A one minute global moment of remembrance was held in their honour with eleven former, present and future presidents of the International AIDS Society onstage together with representatives from those organizations who lost colleagues, the World Health Organization, AIDS Fonds, Stop AIDS Now, The Female Health Company, the Amsterdam Institute for Global Health and Development and members of […]

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BREAKING: AIDS delegates on Malaysia Airlines MH17

The International AIDS Society has expressed its sadness at news that a number of colleagues and friends en-route to attend the 20th International AIDS Conference beginning in Melbourne on Sunday were on board the Malaysian Airlines MH17 flight that has crashed over Ukraine earlier today. “At this incredibly sad and sensitive time the IAS stands with our international family and sends condolences to the loved ones of those who have been lost to this tragedy,” the statement on the www.AIDS2014.org website said. The 20th International […]

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