London to Host Global Conference on Urban HIV, TB, and Viral Hepatitis

The Fast-Track Cities 2019 conference will welcome hundreds of delegates from 300+ cities and municipalities that have committed to ending their epidemics of HIV, TB, and viral hepatitis by 2030. Delegates will include elected officials, public health leaders, and civil society advocates. The conference, which runs from September 9-11, 2019, in London, will open with a “High-Level Panel on Addressing Health Inequalities.”

High-Level Panel on Health Inequalities

  • Kostas Bakoyannis, Mayor-Elect, Athens, Greece
  • Josefina Belmonte, Mayor, Quezon City, Philippines
  • Winston Ennis, Deputy Mayor, Kingston, Jamaica
  • Vitali Klitschko, Mayor, Kyiv, Ukraine
  • Simone Kukenheim, Deputy Mayor, Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Robb Pitts, Chairman, Fulton County Board of Commissioners, Atlanta, GA, USA
  • Philippe Saurel, Mayor, Montpellier, France
  • Mike Sonko, Governor, Nairobi City County, Kenya
  • Jacquelyne Mugenyi Alesi, Chair, GNP+, Kampala, Uganda
  • Deborah Birx, US Ambassador and Global AIDS Coordinator, Washington, DC, USA
  • Gunilla Carlsson, Executive Director a.i., UNAIDS, Geneva, Switzerland
  • Cary James, World Hepatitis Alliance, London, England, UK
  • Maimunah Mohd Sharif, Executive Director, UN-Habitat, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Sahu Suvanand, Deputy Director, Stop TB Partnership, Geneva, Switzerland
  • Marijke Wijnroks, Chief of Staff, Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, Geneva, Switzerland
  • José M. Zuniga, President/CEO, IAPAC, Washington, DC, USA

Barbican Hall
Barbican Centre
Silk Street
London, England (UK)

September 9, 2019

13:30 GMT – 15:30 GMT

The conference program is available at:

About the International Association of Providers of AIDS Care (IAPAC)

IAPAC is the largest association of clinicians and allied health professionals working to end AIDS as a public health threat by 2030. For more information about IAPAC, please visit:

About Fast-Track Cities

Fast-Track Cities is a global partnership between almost 300 cities and municipalities, IAPAC, UNAIDS, UN-Habitat, and the City of Paris that are collaborating to end the epidemics of HIV, TB, and viral hepatitis in urban settings by 2030. For more information please visit: