Pre-conference to 20th International AIDS Conference Catholic

18/07/2014 until 20/07/2014

It is estimated that the Catholic Church provides as much as 25% of the care worldwide for people living with HIV, especially in developing countries.

Given the level of care and compassion in response to HIV and AIDS within the Catholic Church, a pre-conference will be held from Friday 18 to Sunday 20 July, ahead of the 20th International AIDS conference in Melbourne that brings together those engaged in faith-based responses to this epidemic.

The pre-conference is sponsored by Caritas Internationalis, Caritas Australia, St Vincent’s Health Australia and the Catholic HIV and AIDS Network (CHAN).

The program will include a presentatios from His Excellency Tim Fischer, former Ambassador of Australia to the Holy See. To register or find out more about the pre-conference go to http://bit.ly/stepping-up


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