Welcome to www.iapac.org, official Internet portal of the International Association of Providers of AIDS Care (IAPAC). Our membership exceeds 17,000 clinicians and allied health professionals in over 100 countries. Together we battle complacency and advance commitment in the global battle against HIV/AIDS. Click here to learn more about IAPAC.
IAPAC presented two posters 24 July 2014 at AIDS 2014 in Melbourne, both featuring data from a 2014 IAPAC-IAS Clinician Survey regarding clinician perceptions of treatment as prevention (TasP) and antiretroviral therapy (ART). Click here to view Poster THPE346 (TasP) or to view Poster THPE347 (ART).
IAPAC, UNAIDS, and BC Center for Excellence in HIV/AIDS leaders lay out a blueprint for “Leveraging HIV Treatment to End AIDS, Stop New HIV Infections, and Avoid the Cost of Inaction” in an IAPAC-sponsored July 2014 Clinical Infectious Diseases supplement. Click here to either read or to download a PDF copy of the editorial. Or click here to learn more about the supplement, which features papers expanding upon select presentations from IAPAC’s recent Controlling the HIV Epidemic with Antiretrovirals summit.
The international steering committee for See Us: Women Take a Stand on HIV unveiled a consensus statement 6 March 2014 focused on raising awareness of and addressing the unique health needs of women living with HIV/AIDS. Click here to view the press release or to read the consensus statement.
IAPAC and RDI sign Letter of Agreement forming a strategic partnership against HIV drug resistance (effective January 27, 2014). Click here to view the announcement.
IAPAC announced its unequivocal support January 9, 2014, for the nomination of Deborah Birx, MD, to serve as the next US Global AIDS Coordinator. If confirmed to assume this new role, she would lead the life-saving US President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). Click here to view the statement.
IAPAC endorsed a new UNAIDS Treatment 2015 Framework launched 13 July 2013, which is meant to expand to 15 million the number of people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) who benefit from the therapeutic and preventative effects of antiretroviral therapy by 2015. Click here to view the statement.
IAPAC and UNAIDS signed a Memorandum of Understanding focused on expanding access to HIV prevention, care, and treatment services (effective 20 June 2013). Click here to view the announcement.
IAPAC launches multi-language myHIVclinic.org webportal focused on comorbidities and healthy aging with HIV. Click here to view the English- or Spanish-language version of the launch press release or visit myHIVclinic.org to access the webportal.
IAPAC and its membership accomplished some significant successes in 2012. Click here to view the Top 10 IAPAC Highlights of 2012.
IAPAC announces its name change to the International Association of Providers of AIDS Care effective 3 December 2012. Click here to view the announcement.
In response to the need to facilitate the integration of HCV management into primary care settings in the United States, IAPAC announced a partnership with The Alliance of Chicago and the National Association of Community Health Centers to pilot an EHR-based approach to HCV clinical management in community health center settings. Click here to view the press release announcing the partnership and its objectives.
IAPAC welcomes “The PEPFAR Blueprint: Creating an AIDS-Free Generation,” unveiled by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton at a World AIDS Day commemoration in Washington, DC. Click here to view the press statement.
Impacting the HIV Epidemic: The Role of Treatment as Prevention and Preexposure Prophylaxis is an online CME activity released August 17, 2012, by Medscape, LLC, in collaboration with IAPAC. The activity features an expert interview with Dr. Kenneth Mayer, Co-Chair of the Controlling the HIV Epidemic with Antiretrovirals evidence summit held June 11-12, 2012, in London. This activity is designated for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.
IAPAC released a Consensus Statement on TasP and PrEP implementation at AIDS 2012. Click here to view the press release, or to download a copy of the Consensus Statement.
On March 5, 2012, the Annals of Internal Medicine e-published IAPAC’s new Guidelines for Improving Entry into and Retention in Care and Antiretroviral Adherence for Persons with HIV. Click here for more information about the guidelines, a summary of the recommendations, guidelines training slides in English and Spanish, or to access the guidelines.
The OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) awarded IAPAC a grant to launch a Multidisciplinary Care Team Initiative (MCTI) in East Africa. Click here to view an MCTI press release, an MCTI Fact Sheet, or a report from a recent MCTI Consultation in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
The is a multiple-choice question exam testing critical areas of
HIV clinical management. It is now available electronically for physicians
- Australia (English)
- Canada (English)
- Sub-Saharan Africa (English and French)
- Western Europe (English)
Additional regional versions and translations into other languages will be
Physicians who pass the exam with a score of 70% or higher earn a “Certificate of Clinical Competence in HIV Medicine.” Click here to learn more about or to register online to take the GALEN Exam.