Keynote Speaker: Dr. Seth Berkley

Dr. Seth Berkley, founder of the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI), spoke at the 2009 World AIDS Day event in the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin.  With his extensive experience working in the field of HIV/AIDS research and vaccine development, Dr. Berkley has dedicated much of his work to developing and ensuring universal access to HIV treatment and prevention.

The best vaccine imaginable is only valuable to the extent we get it to everyone who needs it.

Amidst the bleak battle against HIV/AIDS, the ongoing progress of vaccination design, production and treatment distribution are brining us ever-closer to a more imaginable victory.  Dr. Berkley’s inspiring TED talk on the strategic advancement in HIV vaccination development can be found by clicking the image below:


2000-2009 HIV/AIDS Update

The Irish Health Service Executive (HSE) and the Health Protection Surveillance Centre (HPSC) put together a brief descriptive update for HIV/AIDS data from 2000-2009.  Figures from the presentation can be found by clicking the image below:


Irish-Zambian HIV/AIDS activist, educator and advocate. This site archives Fr. Michael's inspirational World AIDS Day Lectures and related materials.