The International AIDS Society (IAS) is the world’s largest association of HIV professionals. Together we advocate and drive urgent action to reduce the global impact of HIV.


The #IASONEVOICE is a grassroots campaign highlighting the stories, opinions, and perspectives of IAS Members. We are over 10,000 voices strong made up of members from over 180 countries. We are researchers and clinicians. Policy and programme planners. Public health and community practitioners, dealing daily with the human devastation of AIDS.

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Become an IAS Member.

Join a multidisciplinary global network of frontline problem solvers working on every level of the HIV response. Click here to become a member today.

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As a member you have the #IASONEVOICE advocacy campaign as a megaphone to amplify YOUR voice. Contact our IAS Member team at [email protected] with submission ideas.

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Getting to GIPA 2.0

Getting to GIPA 2.0

Bruno Spire is a researcher living with HIV and a senior scientist at the French National Institute for Medical Research (INSERM). Since 1988, he has been a member of AIDES, the main nongovernmental HIV organization in France, and he is now honorary President. Bruno is a scientist, but more so, he is an advocate on HIV community-based research.
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A country on the brink

A country on the brink

Grisbel Escobar is the director of the Civil Association of Women United for Health (MUSAS), an organization created to support women living with HIV in Venezuela. Dr Martin Carballo is an infectious disease specialist and coordinator of the AIDS unit at the University Hospital of Caracas since 1998.
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Living with HIV, then and now

The first AIDS-related deaths were reported in the United States on 5 June 1981. Thirty-six years later, there are almost 37 million people living with HIV. Today, seven of these people share their personal stories; they come from around the world and are between the ages of 23 and 73 years.
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