ASHM is pleased to announce two international sessions at the Joint Australasian HIV and AIDS and Sexual Health Conferences 16th – 20th November 2020.


The session entitled Understanding U=U in Asia is an on demand virtual session held in collaboration between ASHM, The Burnet Institute, AFAO and NAPWA. This session will examine the implications of the U=U campaign on clinical and community practices in Asia. Speakers include Professor Kenneth Meyers from Harvard University, USA and Dr Nittaya Phanuphak from the Institute for HIV Research and Innovation, Thailand. Acep Gates, Founder of SeGender Indonesia, will also be sharing the lived experience of U=U.


The second session is a live virtual session and explores the likely impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on achieving UNAIDS HIV targets in the Asia and Pacific region.  Speakers include Professor Adeeba Kamarulzaman, IAS and University of Malaya and Midnight Poonkasetwattana, Director of APCOM.


This year Abbott is providing 35 scholarships for registration for Australian Indigenous and New Zealand Maori health workers and health workers from Papua New Guinea, the Pacific Islands and Timor-Leste. To find out more about these and other scholarship opportunities please visit: