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PlusNews Weekly Issue 294, 28 July 2006

1. Online Coverage of AIDS2006

In partnership with the International AIDS Society, will be the official webcaster of the 16th International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2006), providing you with access to the daily developments that take place at the conference in Toronto, Canada this August.

This year's conference will feature presentations by world and community leaders and scientists, including: Bill and Melinda Gates, former U.S. President Bill Clinton, former Irish President Mary Robinson, actor Richard Gere, NIAID Director Anthony Fauci, UNAIDS Executive Director Peter Piot, UN Special Envoy Stephen Lewis and Bill Roedy of MTV Networks. will issue a Daily Update email, sent during the week of the conference, which will include a summary of and access to each day's online coverage. You can sign up to receive the email at
(Note: E-mails will not be sent to you until August. Then, they will be sent to you daily, starting 14 August 14 and ending 18 August 2006.)'s Extensive Coverage of AIDS 2006 includes:

  • Live and tape-delayed webcasts and transcripts of each day's sessions with slide presentations and transcripts, including the opening and closing sessions, all plenaries, and selected other sessions and press conferences
  • French, Spanish and English-language audio podcasts of select sessions
  • Summaries of the news coverage in the Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report
  • Daily narrated video highlights of the conference
  • Interviews with newsmakers and journalists to summarize conference developments

Visit for more information about their free content-sharing options.
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· AIDS Media Center
· The Global Fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis & Malaria
· International Community of Women Living with HIV/AIDS
· International HIV/AIDS Alliance

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