ICASA 2011 Press Release/Speeches

Press Release

ICASA 2011Closes with a Call for a Sustainable HIV Response

Addis Ababa, December 8, 2011 – Today marks the final day of the 16th International Conference on AIDS and STIs in Africa (ICASA) 2011, which took place in Addis Ababa's state-of-the-art conference center, the Millennium Hall.

ICASA 2011, Africa's largest conference on HIV/AIDS, brought together more than 10,000 participants from 103 countries, including scientists, health workers, people living with HIV, ...


ICASA 2011 Promotes Science Advancements in HIV
ICASA 2011: in Partnership to Prevent Mother-to-Child Transmission
ICASA 2011 Promises to Own, Scale-up and Sustain HIV Response Despite Funding Concerns
16th ICASA Kicks Off
ICASA 2011 Preconference Activities on Track
Regular Registration Extended
We are Well Prepared to Welcome ICASA Delegates: Dr. Tedros Adhanom, Minister of Health FDRE
ICASA 2011 Awarded Sponsorship and Scholarship Grants
ICASA 2011 Regular Registration Extended
10% Discount to all ICASA 2011 delegates
ICASA 2011 Launching Ceremony


Closing Remarks by Dr. Yigeremu Abebe, ICASA 2011 President

H.E. Prof. Robert Soudre, SAA President

H.E. Dr Tedros Adhanom 'Health Minister of Ethiopia

H.E. Bience Gawanas, Commissioner for Social Affairs

H.E. Amb. Jean Christopher Belliard, Ambassador of France to Ethiopia

Distinguished delegates and organizers

Ladies and Gentlemen

On behalf of the organizing committee, the ICASA Secretariat and myself, I would like to thank you all for contributions in many ways to effective delivery of ICASA2011. Participants coming from nearly 103 countries of the world, predominately from Africa have been actively engaged in sharing knowledge and best practices on HIV and AIDS, STls and related conditions such as TB and Malaria in the last 5 days, The preparation and hosting of the 16th ICASA has re...


Closing Remarks by Gelila Shiferaw, a Representative of Young Women Living with HIV and Network of People Living with HIV in Ethiopia
Closing Remarks by Khadija Mohammod,a Representative of YouthFront
Closing Remarks by Prof. Myung Hwan Cho, Immediate past President of ICAP
Closing Remarks by Adv. Bience Gawanas, Commissioner for Social Affairs on behalf of H.E Dr Jean Ping, Chairperson of the African Union Commission
Dr. Kebede Worku at Signing Ceremony for Ethiopia to Host the 16th ICASA
Dr. Tedros Adhanom at Launching Ceremony on the 16th ICASA Preparation

The Official Carrier of ICASA 2011!


Ethiopian is pleased to offer a 10% discount to all ICASA 2011 delegates.

Take advantage of this great offer by visiting your local Ethiopian ticket office. To find your nearest ticketing office, visit http://www.flyethiopian.com/. Upon your visit, please present your ICASA 2011 registration number to get the discount.

Please note this offer is not applicable for online purchases or at a non-Ethiopian Airlines ticketing office.

ICASA 2011, in partnership with Ethiopian Airlines, is pleased to offer ICASA 2011 delegates priority luggage service at Addis Ababa Bole Airport. To take advantage of this priority service, delegates must visibly identify their luggage by tying a Red Ribbon on the handle or body of the luggage.

Bon Voyage!

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