SAHIVSOC'S First Conference, 25-28 November 2012, Cape Town ICC

The Southern African HIV Clinicians Society will be hosting its first Conference: Striving for Clinical Excellence, 25-28 November 2012 at the Cape Town ICC.

The Conference boasts a stellar international faculty, renowned South and Southern African clinicians and researchers as local faculty, and a cutting-edge, practically-oriented programme of plenaries, panel discussions, debates, master-classes, meet the professor sessions, case studies and skills-building sessions. The tracks will focus on ARVs, HIV Complications, Women's Health, Child and Adolescent, Prevention, Operations Research and Laboratory Sciences. The Conference is fully CPD-accredited. Draft programme available on-line.

The Southern African HIV Clinicians Society will also be releasing and workshopping several new sets of guidelines during the conference.

Post our conference, there will be a series of Clinical-Lab Interface workshops, including ARV Resistance Testing and Paediatric Resistance, together with partners SATuRN, IeDEA, QCMD and ASLM. The ASLM conference then commences at the same venue the following week.

Registrations are now open, and space is limited. Please go on-line at: to register and to access more information. The call for abstracts is now open. Please note mentoring support is available for those who are able to beat the abstract deadline. Limited partial scholarships are also available for young scientists and clinicians.

News date: 2012-07-02