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Fight Pediatric HIV AIDS and TB, Rome, October 14 to 16, 2009

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Rome, Pontificia Università della Santa Croce, Piazza Sant’Apollinare, 49

Program in English     Program in Italian     Speakers' biographies and remarks

The U.S. Embassy to the Holy See and Caritas Internationalis, together with other valued partners, will host a conference on the prevention of mother-to-child-transmission of HIV/AIDS and on improved access to testing and treatment for children living with HIV and HIV/TB Co-infection.

The event will begin with a day-long conference with presentations from world leaders in the field. A two-day training will follow for caregivers and advocates on raising awareness and inspiring effective action to protect the most vulnerable.

The Embassy is pleased to provide the information below on the conference, as a resource for invited guests. Others interested in attending should send an e-mail to VaticanRSVP@state.gov to request an invitation.

The partners in this initiative include:

The U.S. Embassy to the Holy See and Caritas Internationalis, with support of partners: UNAIDS, The Pontifical Council for Health Care Workers, Bambino Gesù Children's Hospital, World Health Organization Stop TB Department, Stop TB Partnership and the Joint Health Commission of the Unions of Superiors General.





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