The foundation co-hosted a satellite symposium on accelerating access to new antiretrovirals in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) at this year’s International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Science in Paris, 25 July. Jointly sponsored by the World Health Organization and Unitaid, along with the governments of South Africa and France and the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, the satellite explored a range of issues key to ensuring LMIC uptake of improved HIV treatment options. ViiV Healthcare’s Helen McDowell, Unitaid’s Robert Matiru, and Aurobino’s Umesh K. were among presenters, as were representatives from AfroCAB and the MPP. Greg Perry and Marco Vitoria, WHO Medical Officer, chaired a post-panel roundtable discussion. Lelio Marmora, Unitaid Executive Director, provided closing remarks.

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