On Tuesday, December 5, The Washington Post will host “Pathways to Progress: Combating the HIV/AIDS Epidemic,” a program exploring the fight against HIV/AIDS- an ongoing crisis in America that has faded from the spotlight, but remains an urgent problem.
Speakers will discuss the latest scientific and medical advances aimed at combating and containing the disease; explore the barriers faced by policymakers and advocates who are calling for more HIV/AIDS research, funding and outreach; and take a deep-dive into the HIV/AIDS epidemic sweeping America’s Southern states.
Confirmed speakers include:
Dionne Warwick, Grammy Award-winning artist; HIV/AIDS activist
Anthony S. Fauci,
M.D., Director, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
Jesse Milan, Jr., President and CEO, AIDS United
Gregorio Millett, Vice President and Director, Public Policy, American Foundation for AIDS Research
Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton, (D-D.C.), U.S. House of Representatives; Member, Congressional HIV/AIDS Caucus
The program will also include a discussion produced by Gilead featuring their own Executive Vice President, Corporate and Medical Affairs, Gregg H. Alton and State Department Chief Policy Advisor, Office of the U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator and Health Diplomacy, Cornelius Baker.
Tuesday, December 5, 2017
9:00am – 10:45am (Doors open at 8:30am)
The Washington Post Live Center
1301 K Street NW, Washington, D.C. 20071
“Pathways to Progress: Combating the HIV/AIDS Epidemic” is presented by Gilead with support from Whitman-Walker Health.