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Message from the Chairman
Prof. Emeritus Praphan Phanuphak

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Dear friends and colleagues,

We invite you to Bangkok, Thailand for the 14th Bangkok International Symposium on HIV Medicine 2011 to be held from Wednesday 19 to Friday 21 January 2011 at the Queen Sirikit National Convention Centre, Ratchadapisek Road, Bangkok, Thailand which HIV-NAT organizes the annual International Bangkok Symposium on HIV Medicine held in each January.

The key objective of the annual Bangkok International Symposium on HIV Medicine are to provide updated information on HIV treatment and research for physicians, health care workers and members of the HIV-infected and affected community from Thailand and countries in the region with a comprehensive review of the management of HIV infection and opportunistic infections, the latest updates on research into HIV treatments and vaccines and efforts to improve access to therapy.

The symposium also aims to stimulate debate through a series of panel discussions on issues such as access to care and the cost of ARV in developing countries, in the last years, more than 750 participants from Thailand, Asian countries, Europe and America attended the symposium.

An expert faculty of speakers from Thailand, the Asian region, the United States, Europe and Australia presents a comprehensive reviews of current HIV management. World class international and local speakers present plenary sessions and facilitate interactive workshops.

Key reasons to attend the Symposium

  • Thailand's premier medical-scientific conference in HIV and related diseases
  • Hear about the latest advances from leading local and international figures
  • Gain recognition for Continuing Medical Education (CME) and Continuing Nursing Education (CNE)  and Continuing Pharmaceutical Education (CPE)
  • Network with colleagues from across South East Asia, Europe, America and Australia and further afield.
  • Visit Bangkok, it’s a beautiful location, one of the most cosmopolitan, contrasting and, above all, compelling of Asian cities. A steamy, pulsating, yet smiling metropolis of more than ten million – intense at first, but addictive as anything.

Therefore, we would like to ensure you that Thailand is ready in every way required for holding this Symposium.  Facilities and services are guarantees as world-class standard, together with many exotic tourist attractions representing Thailand’s history and unique culture which will certainly please you throughout your stay. We also highly expect to obtain kind support from you and anticipate that, apart from knowledge and trend of HIV management from the programme, everyone will receive warm welcome of Thai people, enjoy staying in Thailand and keep this symposium as one of your great experiences in your memory.
Please mark these dates in your diary and share this information with colleagues.

Prof. Emeritus Praphan Phanuphak, M.D., Ph.D
Symposium Chairman
Co-director of HIV-NAT