HIV/AIDS experts assess ‘AIDS in America’


The National Press Club on July 10 will host leading HIV/AIDS policy experts offering a look at AIDS in America in advance of the XIX International AIDS Conference.

The policy briefing is set to take place at 10 a.m. EST at the press club, 529 14th St. NW, Washington, D.C.

The AIDS conference is set for July 22-27 in Washington, D.C. The conference, expected to draw some 2,000 journalists and more than 25,000 delegates, has not been held in the United States in 22 years.

The NPC’s briefing on July 10 will focus on the domestic campaign to end AIDS in the United States.

Speakers will include Carl Schmid of The AIDS Institute, A. Cornelius Baker of the National Black Gay Men’s Advocacy Coalition, Julie Scofield of the National Alliance of State and Territorial AIDS Directors and Ronald Johnson of AIDS United.

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