12th ICAAP conference begins tomorrow
12 March 2016, Nirapad News: The 12th conference of International Congress on AIDS in Asia and the Pacific (ICAAP) will begin tomorrow at Bashundhara International Convention City.
President Abdul Hamid is expected to inaugurate the three-day international conference.
Bangladesh Government and Partners in Population (PPD) is jointly organizing the conference.
Some one thousand representatives from 56 countries will take part in the conference.
ICAAP is the largest forum on AIDS which is being held in the Asia and the Pacific region.
Since the first ICAAP was held in 1990 – almost 25 years ago – the ICAAP has played a critical role in raising public awareness, building political commitment, strengthening advocacy networks and disseminating knowledge and experiences on HIV issues among stakeholders in the region.