The AIDS vaccine 04 Conference (http://www.aidsvaccine04.org) has announced the program of the conference, which will take place in
Due to an alarming increase in the number of HIV infections, which today affect some 30 percent of the active population in some countries, there is an urgent need for a preventative vaccine to end the HIV pandemic both in the developing and in the developed world, commented professor Giuseppe Pantaleo, conference chair. Developing a vaccine is a scientific challenge for a humanitarian cause. We hope that strong political and financial commitment will be a result of this conference.
The program will take place over three days, with plenary sessions, symposia and oral abstract sessions. The conference will begin on Monday, August 30th at with an opening ceremony, featuring leading scientists Dr. Anthony Fauci and Dr. Rolf Zinkernagel, Swiss Minister of Health Mr. Pascal Couchepin, and the local
The AIDS Vaccine 04 Conference will be attended by about 800 scientists and features the most significant advances in the field. The conference is co-organized by the Lausanne University Hospital (CHUV) and EuroVacc, a foundation registered in