The International AIDS Conference Impacted by Malaysian MH17 Disaster

AIDSRibbonRIPMalaysian airlines MH17 that was senselessly blown out of the sky in Ukraine en route to Kuala Lumpur from Amsterdam had about 100 passengers on board who were headed to the International AIDS Conference in Melbourne.

Among those on board were Dr Joep Lange former president of the International AIDS Society and Glenn Thomas from WHO’s Global TB Program.

The Conference is due to commence on Sunday and the International AIDS Society is working with authorities to clarify how the loss impacts the conference and delegates. The conference will go on as planned and those lost will be remembered.Read The Press Release

MichRx Consulting and HIVThrive join the international HIV/AIDS community in expressing our heartfelt condolences to all the families, friends and colleagues of all those lost.

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