Website on the 16th International Conference on AIDS and STIs in Africa, in Addis Ababa, December 4-8, 2011. Theme: "Own, scale-up and sustain".
Objectives of ICASA 2011:
•Serve as an advocacy platform to mobilize African leaders, partners and the communities to increase ownership, commitment and support to the response.
•Provide a forum for exchange of knowledge, skills and consolidation of experiences and best practices in Africa and around the globe to scale up evidence-based response on HIV/AIDS/STIs, TB and Malaria to achieve the MDGs.
•Use as a forum to link and hold accountable political and national leaders, the scientific community, practitioners, communities, civil societies, the private sector and partners to scale-up and sustain the response.
•Create opportunities to define priorities and set policy and program agenda to enhance mobilization and effective utilization of resources. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]