A review of HIV prevention research for developing countries: Report of a
meeting held in London, UK, on 4 November 2008
the invitation of Gareth Thomas MP, Minister of State for the Department for
International Development, a group of experts met at Somerset House in London on
4 November 2008 to agree on the best way forward for developing new biomedical
prevention tools in the fight against HIV/AIDS.
More than 100 scientists, researchers, activists and industry representatives
gathered to hear the Minister of State announce a new UK £220 million fund over
five years for R&D on prevention technologies for diseases primarily affecting
the poor, such as HIV, TB and malaria.
Various speakers gave presentations which outlined different aspects of the HIV/AIDS problem.
A final report of the event was issued in conjunction
with a DFID Press Release.
Important documents from meeting: