The International Conference on AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Infections in Africa (ICASA) is a biennial Conference that alternates between Anglophone and Francophone African countries. ICASA 2021, the 21st edition, returned to South Africa, Durban, from 6th to 11th December 2021 after 8 years in Cape Town (ICASA 2013). This is the second time ICASA is being hosted by South Africa.
The theme for the year 2021 was “Africa’s AIDS response: The race to 2030 – Evidence. Scale Up. Accelerate”. The conference was attended by 4025 delegates. For the first time in the history of Society for AIDS in Africa and the ICASA conference, ICASA 2021 South Africa was planned to be fully Hybrid but turned out to be a successful fully virtual conference