Deposit H17 - AIDS Society of Asia and the Pacific deposit

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AIDS Society of Asia and the Pacific deposit


  • 1989 - 1992 (Creation)

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1.2 m

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(1990 -)

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The AIDS Society of Asia and the Pacific emerged out of the first International Congress on AIDS in Asia and the Pacific (ICAAP) in Canberra in August 1990. It is a non-governmental body consisting of national research and advocacy organisations and is committed to reducing the transmission and impact of Human Immunodeficiency Virus / Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (HIV/AIDS) in Asia and the Pacific Region. Its permanent Secretariat was originally in Sydney then moved to Bangkok, Thailand. The first President (1990-1996) was Professor John Dwyer AO, PhD, FRACP who organised the first four conferences in Canberra, New Delhi, Chiang Mai and Manila.

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Executive Committee correspondence, subject files and papers relating to the first four International Conferences on AIDS in Asia and the Pacific.


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Entered from deposit description 28 November 2012




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