Apply for Scholarship to Attend the 19th International Conference on AIDS and STIs in Africa – ICASA 2017

Scholarship application deadline: July 29th 2017.

The International Conference on AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Infections in Africa (ICASA) is a major international AIDS conference which takes place in Africa. Its current biennial hosting alternates between Anglophone and Francophone African countries. The 2017 ICASA will be held in Côte d’Ivoire.

ICASA 2017 is expected to convene over 10,000 delegates from nearly 150 countries, including 200 journalists. The conference will be held from 4th to 9th December 2017 in Sofitel Abidjan Hotel Ivoire. Society for AIDS in Africa, the custodian of ICASA, with more than 5,000 members in 56 countries, is organizing ICASA 2017 in collaboration with international and local partners. ICASA will be an important opportunity to share the benefits of such partnerships with other countries.

The conference will be chaired by Dr Ihab AbdelRhaman Ahmed, an epidemiologist and President of the Society for AIDS in Africa (SAA). It will be co-chaired by Dr. Raymonde Coffie Goudou, Ministry of Health representing the Government of Côte d’Ivoire. The conference will be an excellent opportunity to promote inter-sectoral achievements in the AIDS response and to strengthen the partnership among governments, civil society, and development partners.

1. Promote innovation, partnerships to increase domestic investments to achieve 90/90/90 targets
2. Integrate approaches for sustainable Responses towards ending AIDS, TB, Hepatitis and associated diseases
3. Translating science into action to maximize programme impact
4. Provide a platform to Maintain and Sustain Investment for CSO and FBO’s
5. Provide a platform to promote rights-based models to overcome structural and policy barriers towards universal access

How to Apply:
For abstract submission, registration and scholarship applications, please create a profile by clicking HERE and then click on the REGISTER icon.

For the conference program, click HERE.

Post Author: Opportunity Point

11 thoughts on “Apply for Scholarship to Attend the 19th International Conference on AIDS and STIs in Africa – ICASA 2017

    Ram Nookadee

    (July 4, 2017 - 7:00 am)

    Thanks for information dear
    Ram Nookadee -President DPiN


    (July 4, 2017 - 11:14 am)

    Sorry, I can’t open the link(


      (July 4, 2017 - 11:26 am)

      We have fixed the problem. Please note that you would need to click on the link provided and then click on the register icon on ICASA’s website. You would need to create a profile to be able to access the scholarship application form. All the best.


    (July 4, 2017 - 1:00 pm)

    would love to get more empowered on hiv aids and learn alot more in advocacy and helping in prevent the transmission, as well as gain knowledge on the 90/90/90 strategy


    (July 5, 2017 - 6:35 am)

    After filling in the questionare form and information about the congress, i can not click on the ne[t page

    Mildred Atieno Otieno

    (July 6, 2017 - 10:27 am)

    Thank you for the information.


    (July 6, 2017 - 12:48 pm)

    I will be very happy if u concidere me to attend so that i may add knowlegde for advocacy. of aids and stis.Thankx fpr putting application open to us and i will be very happy for ua concideration.


      (July 6, 2017 - 12:58 pm)

      I will be very happy if you will concider me for attendance so that i may add knowlegde for advocacy of aids and sti’s.’

    Caroline Gatsi

    (July 15, 2017 - 5:47 pm)

    I would be grateful to be considered as this will broaden my horizon on issues to do with hiv.

    Leeroy Mkhokheli Gumpo

    (July 25, 2017 - 12:55 pm)

    I can’t go through online application and even failing to create an account required for the application process

    olamide Adesanya

    (November 29, 2017 - 6:09 pm)

    I will like to attend this conference because of the great interest I have for preconference biomedical training if this scholarship is granted.

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