The PEPFAR Program in Africa at the IHV Annual Meeting – Baltimore 2011


The U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) program activities in Africa were reported at the 13th Annual International Meeting of the Institute of Human Virology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore, MD on October 30-November 2, 2011.

The PEPFAR Report has been presented on Sunday October 30 in a specific session from 10:30 to 14:00.

The full program is available at the Meeting website 


The high quality of clinical and research activities performed in African Countries was highly appreciated by IHV colleagues, such as IHV’s Dr. Alash’le Abimiku and Martine Etienne- Mesubi, who are actively collaborating on the project.  .

A special thanks was expressed by the University of Maryland’s Dr. Joseph O’Neill, Director of the University’s Global Programs, to IHV’s Dr. Robert Redfield and Dr. William Blattner, who lead IHV’s significant PEPFAR programs in seven African and two Caribbean nations. 

Franco Buonaguro

Dr Buonaguro is the Editor-in-Chief of Infectious Agents and Cancer. He is currently the Director of Molecular Biology and Viral Oncology Unit, in the Department of Experimental Oncology at the Natl Cancer Institute “Fondazione Pascale”, Naples - Italy.

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