ICRH Kenya at the International Conference for AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Infections in Africa

This year’s theme at the International Conference for AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Infections (ICASA) was “AIDS FREE AFRICA - Innovation, Community, and Political Leadership". The conference which was held in Kigali, Rwanda, brought together over 10,000 participants from all continents.

The participants were from civil society organizations, academic institutions, donor agencies, advocacy groups, and local communities, including representatives of people living with HIV. The conference emphasized on the need for new leadership in the fight against HIV, specifically leadership from the youth. ICRHK presented work from research and programs targeting HIV among young people, HIV among key populations and the experience scaling-up oral pre exposure prophylaxis for female sex workers and men who have sex with men.