AMSTERDAM, 25 July 2018 – Malaysia make a strong showing at the 22nd International AIDS Conference in Amsterdam (AIDS2018) amidst a backdrop of renewed optimism and strengthened commitment by global citizen to end AIDS by 2030.
AIDS 2018 is attended by more than 18,000 delegates consisting of AIDS activists and civil society leaders, researches, corporate funders and international multilateral cooperation agencies. AIDS Conference is the biggest healthcare related conference of any kind.
Malaysian AIDS Foundation (MAF) and PETRONAS presented a Satellite Symposium entitled “Building bridges with businesses: The Asian way” on the first day of AIDS2018 that showcased the Malaysian business response to the HIV epidemic in Malaysia. The symposium was chaired by Professor Dato Dr Adeeba Kamarulzaman, the Chairman of MAF, with Bakhtiar Talhah, President of Malaysian AIDS Council and Dr Kumarajothy R. Supramaniam, Head of Occupational Health, Group Health, Safety, Security & Environment of PETRONAS serving as the Satellite Co-Chair. Speakers from the Ministry of Human Resources and the Ministry of Health was also invited by the MAF to presents the Malaysian perspective.