Press releases


Posted 10 September 2019

SAVE THE DATE! 17th European AIDS Conference, 6-9 November, Basel

This year’s conference is setting the stage for what needs to be done to reach the UNAIDS 90-90-90 target by bringing HIV care to all who need it. One major concern is the increase of HIV infections in Eastern Europe and Central Asia.

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Posted 9 October 2019

Reaching the 90-90-90 target equals ending AIDS in 2030

HIV experts will be calling out for stronger political leadership and initiatives when it comes to reaching UNAIDS 90-90-90 target. Recent data show that countries in the Western parts of Europe are closer to the 90-90-90 target ...
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Press conferences programme

Wednesday, November 6, 2019, 15:45-16:30, room Osaka (level 2)

HIV in Europe – reaching the 90-90-90 target and beyond

 

Press conference chair: Prof. Jürgen Rockstroh, EACS President, University Hospital Bonn, Germany

 

  • Presentation of the Conference and its objectives

Prof. Manuel Battegay, local conference co-chair, University Hospital Basel, Switzerland

Prof. Jürgen Rockstroh, EACS President, EACS conference co-chair, University Hospital Bonn, Germany

 

  • 90-90-90 target in Europe

Dr Anastasia Pharris, European Centre for Prevention and Disease Control (ECDC), Sweden

 

  • HIV care beyond 2019

Prof. Jens D. Lundgren, CHIP-Rigshospitalet, Denmark

 

  • Inequalities in care, the community perspective

Dr Alex Schneider, Life4me.plus to fight AIDS, Hepatitis C and Tuberculosis, Switzerland

Thursday, November 7, 2019, 09:30-10:00, room Darwin (level 0)

New European Treatment Guidelines v10.0

 

Press conference chair: Prof. Manuel Battegay, EACS Guidelines chair, University Hospital Basel, Switzerland

 

  • Presentation of the new Treatment Guidelines

Dr Lene Ryom, CHIP-Rigshospitalet, Denmark

 

  • Antiretroviral therapy

Dr José Arribas, Hospital La Paz, Spain

 

  • Comorbidities

Prof. Paddy Mallon, University College Dublin, Ireland

 

  • Coinfections

Prof. Andri Rauch, University Hospital Bern, Switzerland

 

  • Opportunistic infections

Prof. Ole Kirk, CHIP-Rigshospitalet, Denmark

 

  • Drug-drug interactions

Prof. Catia Marzolini, University Hospital Basel, Switzerland

 

  • The community perspective

Mr Simon Collins, HIV i-Base, United Kingdom

Friday, November 8, 2019, 09:30-10:00, room Darwin (level 0)

Today’s emerging challenges in HIV medicine and standard of care

 

Press conference chair: Prof. Jürgen Rockstroh, EACS President, University Hospital Bonn, Germany

 

  • HIV cure

Dr Annemarie Wensing, University Medical Center Utrecht, Netherlands, University of the Witwatersrand Johannesburg, South Africa

 

  • New drugs and ARV toxicities, including weight gain

Prof. Chloe Orkin, Barts Health NHS Trust, United Kingdom

 

  • HIV prevention

Dr Ann Sullivan, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, United Kingdom

 

  • Ageing with HIV

Dr Tristan Barber, Royal Free Hospital, United Kingdom

 

  • Standard of care and co-infections in Europe

Dr Cristiana Oprea, Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Victor Babes Hospital of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, Romania

Prof. Aleksandr Panteleev, City TB Hospital, Russian Federation

Dr Anastasia Pharris, European Centre for Prevention and Disease Control (ECDC), Sweden

Dr Elena Vovc, WHO, Denmark

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