6th ANNUAL WORKSHOP ON ADVANCED CLINICAL CARE (AWACC) – AIDS
Dr Henry Sunpath
Looking forward to see you at the 6th Annual Workshop of Advanced Clinical Care (AWACC) – AIDS. This high-level workshop on AIDS management has developed national acclaim for bringing together the top minds in AIDS management from around the country and internationally. It focuses on the issues facing clinicians involved in the active management of patients with HIV, and is aimed at medicine-nurse practitioners, pharmacists, medical practitioners, paramedical professionals and specialists from all fields.
This year’s AWACC AIDS is taking place on 4th and 5th October 2012 at the Elangeni Southern Sun Hotel in Durban. Registration costs R1,000 which includes attendance to the event and lunch and teas for two days.
Overnight accommodation and travel costs are NOT included in the registration fee, and must be funded separately by delegates. Accommodation Reservation details are as follows:
Tsogosun –Elangeni hotel - R1550.00 single- B&B or R1650.00 double bed –B&B.Contact person: Octavia Maphanga - Contact Tel: + 27 (0)31 362 1300. Reservation number to quote: 569339
The two-day interactive workshop aims to translate the latest evidence-based research and apply best practice models of care into good clinical practice, specifically for resource scarce areas.
- Provide updates in the management of PLHIVwith opportunistic infections, ART complications and treatment failure in resource-scarce settings;
- Educate on issues related to HIV in the pediatric population, the PMTCT programme and women;
- Develop experienced clinicians to work independently and serve as consultants in HIV medicine in different district and community health institutions; and
- Create an opportunity for networking between HIV clinicians, academicians, researchers and policy makers.
Dr. Henry Sunpath - Department of Medicine - McCord Hospital - Durban (Chairperson)
Prof. Yunus Moosa - ID Unit - Nelson Mandela School of Medicine, UKZN
Prof. Raj Gandhi - ID Unit - Mass General Hospital – Harvard Medical School
How to Register:
Registration closes on 01 October and will be considered if there is space available.
No Refunds after the Registration deadline.
AWACC is organised in consultation with KwaZulu-Natal Department of Health (HAST Unit), University of KwaZulu-Natal, , Southern African HIV Clinicians' Society and Harvard University Center for AIDS Research.
This workshop was made possible with help from the Harvard University Center for AIDS Research (CFAR), an NIH funded program (P30 AI060354).
To view reports and presentations from last year's AWACC conference please click here.
Please note there will be 15 CPD points allocated including 4 ethics points. In order to obtain your ethics points you have to sign in separately. Please report between 7 -7:30 for registration.