Latvia and the city of Riga is honoured to hold the third Baltic region conference "Together against AIDS".
The conference will give an opportunity for exchange of experience and discussion of HIV/AIDS problem in the Baltic region. Meeting venue:
Reval Hotel Latvija, Riga
Trends and patterns of HIV infection in the Baltic region.
National and joint programmes on HIV/AIDS.
Medical aspects of HIV/AIDS.
Focus on AIDS opportunistic infections: hepatitis B, hepatitis C, tuberculosis, etc.
Recent developments in HIV/AIDS research.
Commitment, openness and cure for the people living with HIV/AIDS.
HIV/AIDS: political, economic, social and cultural aspects.
Moral and religious aspects of HIV/AIDS.
HIV/AIDS – misfortune or privilege?
Prevalence and trends in HIV/AIDS among children and adolescents.
HIV/AIDS-associated special conditions: sex workers, trafficking of drugs, crime, and prisons.
Place of mass media in reducing risks to health and promoting healthy life-style.
Against HIV prevention apathy.
Future perspectives in restriction and elimination of HIV/AIDS in the Baltic region.
Deadline for early registration: June 1, 2003
Registration fee: 45-100 EUR, depending on the registration time.
President: Professor Ludmila Viksna
Anna Boron-Kaczmarska (Poland), Gunilla Fransson (Sweden), Baiba Rozentale (Latvia), Peter Skinhoj (Denmark)
Jurek Domaradzki (Sweden), Frants Staugard (Sweden), Kai Zilmer (Estoni), Saulius Chaplinskas (Lithuania), Alvydas Laiskonis (Lithuania), Keikavus Arasteh (Germany), Sue Simon (USA), Vladimir Eremin (Belarus)
Chairperson: Valentina Sondore (Latvia)
Andris Ferdats (Latvia), Inese Kikule (Latvia), Alexey Kovelenov (Russia).
Congress language: English, simultaneous interpreting Latvian-Russian is planned.
Local congress office:
8 Kalku str., Riga, LV-1050, Latvia
fax +371 782 00 20
phone +371 708 50 14