Program

The program of the 8th International Workshop on HIV & Women is currently being developed. Below please find the program at a glance.

  Friday, 2 March
8:30 Opening of the workshop
Session 1:PrEP for women
Chairs: Natella Rakhmanina, MD, PhD, Children's National Medical Center, Washington D.C, USA
8:45Prep and women, current evidence
9:15Prep and women, whats in the pipeline
9:45Debate: Should Prep be offerred for women
Pro: Natella Rakhmanina, MD, PhD, Children's National Medical Center, Washington D.C, USA
Con: Audrey Pettifor, PHD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
Community pro and con:
10:30 Coffee break
11:00Abstract presentations: Prep and women
11:45Panel discussion: debaters, community, presenters
12:15Group picture
12.30Lunch
Session 2:Current issues of HIV and adolescents
Chairs: Natella Rakhmanina, MD, PhD, Children's National Medical Center, Washington D.C, USA
13:30

Invited lecture

14:00

Invited lecture

14:30

Invited lecture

15:00Discussion
15:15Coffee break
15:30Guided poster tours
Session 3:Research in women and HIV
Chairs: t.b.d.
16:30Abstract - driven presentations
17:30Welcome drinks and poster viewing session 1.
 
SATURDAY, 3 MARCH
Session 4Pregnancy guidelines, new recommendations and controversy
Chairs: Margaret Johnson, MD, FRCP, Royal Free Hospital, London, U.K
8:30Overview - Margaret Johnson, MD, FRCP, Royal Free Hospital, London, U.K
9:00Panel discussion
Pediatrician's perspective - Sabrina Bakeera- Kitaka, MD,  Makerere University, Uganda
Obstetrician's perspective
 
HIV Physician's perspective - Sally Hodder, MD, New Jersey Medical School, New Jersey, U.S
10:00Case study and discussion
10:30Coffee break and poster viewing session 2
Session 5:Abstract - driven presentations (pregnancy-related)
Chairs: t.b.d.
11:30Abstract - driven presentations
12:30Discussion
12:45Lunch
Session 6:Opiates, IDU and women
Chairs: t.b.d
13:45Global epidemiology of women and injecting drug use
Monica Beg, UN Office on Drugs and Crime, Vienna, Austria
14:15

Hiding in Plain Sight: The Plight of Opiate Addiction among Women and its link to the North American HIV Epidemics
Steffanie Strathdee, PhD, UCSD Department of Medicine, CA, USA

14:45Discussion
15:00Coffee break
Session 7:Abstract - driven presentations
Chairs: t.b.d.
15:30Abstract - driven presentations
17:30Closing
  

You can contribute to the program by submitting an abstract until 15 December 2017. For more information and guidelines, see "Abstracts".

Invited Speakers