EECAAC-2016: 5th Eastern Europe and Central Asia AIDS Conference

The 5th Eastern Europe and Central Asia AIDS Conference will take place in Moscow, World Trade Center, March 23-25, 2016


Organizers: Federal Service for Supervision of Consumer Rights Protection and Human Welfare (Rospotrebnadzor), UNAIDS
March 23-25, 2016
World Trade Center, Moscow, Russia
12 Krasnopresnenskaya Embankment
Number of attendees: 


The Conference will concentrate on knowledge exchange among scientists, experts, healthcare providers, healthcare professionals and community workers in terms of the best practices and strategies to fight HIV/AIDS epidemic. This will help augment the potential of Eastern Europe and Central Asia region to achieve the target set by UNAIDS: ending AIDS epidemic by 2030.

Key Conference Topics 

  • Prevention: ensuring efficiency under current rates of the epidemiologic development
  • Treatment as prevention: treat more, treat better, treat cheaper
  • Successes of the region in PMTCT: lessons of the past and future objectives
  • Agenda for 2015-2030: the role of new global partnerships in overcoming HIV, tuberculosis and other dangerous infectious diseases


  • EECA and BRICS partnership to fight the epidemic
  • Latest scientific achievements and research trends
  • Human rights: overcoming stigma and discrimination
  • Cultural, social and gender aspects impacting the development of epidemics
  • The role of migration flows in spreading the epidemic
  • Vulnerable groups
  • New testing technologies: HIV, hepatitis, tuberculosis
  • HIV and tuberculosis
  • HIV and hepatitis: living with hepatitis in the era when a complete cure is available
  • Intersectoral cooperation
  • Mobilization of the societies to fight the epidemic

For more information about the conference and hands-on news, please visit the event’s website.