January 25, 2012
POZ Named Official Media Partner for AIDS 2012
POZ bringing award-winning coverage to the XIX International AIDS Conference July 22-27 in Washington, DC
POZ, the leading
brand for HIV/AIDS information in the United States, is pleased to be named an
official media partner for the XIX International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2012)
being hosted July 22-27 in Washington, DC.
International AIDS Society is the custodian and convener of the International
AIDS Conference. Each International AIDS Conference is organized in partnership
with a number of international bodies and local partners.
biennial International AIDS Conference is the premier gathering for those
working in the field of HIV, as well as policy makers, people living with HIV
and others committed to ending the epidemic. It presents a tremendous
opportunity for researchers from around the world to share the latest
scientific advances in the field, learn from one another’s expertise, and
develop strategies for advancing all facets of our collective efforts to treat
and prevent HIV.
POZ is the only
U.S.-based, HIV-focused media brand to be named in this capacity. With an
audience in the millions, POZ leads the HIV/AIDS
marketplace providing cutting-edge treatment information, investigative
reporting, indispensable resources, inspirational stories of survival and vast
interactive social networks to people living with the virus. POZ also reaches health care
professionals, scientists, policy and law makers, community health centers, the
mass media and the general public interested in HIV/AIDS.
has been a leading resource of important and life-saving information for people
living with HIV for nearly two decades,” said Dr. Diane Havlir, U.S. Co-Chair
of AIDS 2012. “We are especially pleased to have them as an official media
partner because this collaboration will help ensure that within the large
landscape of conference media coverage, the news and story from AIDS 2012 will
be reported from the perspectives of people living with HIV for their peers and
are delighted that POZ will work
closely with the AIDS 2012 team to deliver unprecedented coverage for the
conference,” said POZ Editor-in-Chief
Regan Hofmann. “We are at a pivotal moment in the fight against AIDS and we
look forward to engaging our large and diverse audience in what is sure to be a
most historic global AIDS meeting. As we have done for nearly two decades, we
will ensure the voices and concerns of people with HIV are front and center in
discussions and news of treatment, prevention and policy.”
magazine and POZ.com are part of the Smart + Strong family. Smart + Strong
also operates several other health-oriented publications and websites,
including AIDSmeds (a website devoted to the treatment of HIV), Real Health (a print and online guide to
African-American wellness), Tu Salud
(a print and online guide to Latino wellness) and Hep (a print and online guide to hepatitis). For more information about Smart + Strong,
please visit www.smartandstrong.com.
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