Monday, August 3, 2009

2009 Course on Principles of HIV and STI

The College of Arts and Sciences, the Manila Studies Program and the UP Manila - National Institutes of Health (NIH) AIDS Study Group will hold the 2009 Course on Principles of AIDS and STI on August 6 and 7, 2009 at the College Little Theater.

Learning Objectives:

  • Discuss the background and significance of the AIDS epidemic, including geographic patterns of transmission.
  • Discuss the characteristics of HIV disease.
  • Describe the transmission of HIV infection, including risk behaviors and routes of contagion.
  • Discuss the natural history and classification of HIV infection.
  • Describe the treatments available in the care of patients with HIV, including antiretroviral regimens.
  • Summarize AIDS prevention efforts, such as vaccine research and development.
Departments are invited to send one participant each to the Course. Please give the name to the Office of the Dean.

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