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HSS sessions at XVII International Aids Conference

Addressing the Challenge of HIV Transmission through Unsafe Blood and Injections

Addressing the Challenge of HIV Transmission through Unsafe Blood and Injections

HSS session venue
• Type: Satellite Discussion
• Session Room: Skills Building Room 2
• Date: Sunday 3 August 2008
• Time: 9 to 11 AM

The session will discuss major challenges to be addressed for preventing HIV transmission through unsafe blood and injections, sharing of experiences from country success stores for ensuring Blood safety and Injection safety, followed by a panel discussion to identify priority actions to ensure blood and injection safety.

This would also include comprehensive strategies to prevent HIV transmission to patients, health care workers and the community at large. This will be reviewed through discussion of key interventions that should be implemented to ensure blood and injection safety:

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