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  Friday, 2 March
8:30 Opening of the workshop
Session 1:PrEP for women
Chair: Natella Rakhmanina
8:45PrEP and women, current evidence
Lynne Mofenson, MD, Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation, Washington D.C, USA
9:15PrEP and women, what's in the pipeline
Craig Hendrix, MD, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA

Debate: Should PrEP be offerred for women
Pro: Ellen Cooper, MD, Boston Medical Center, Boston, USA
Con: Audrey Pettifor, PHD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
Community pro: Teresia Otieno, ATHENA /ICW-NA, USA
Community con: Fungai Murau, SWIFT, United Kingdom

10:30 Coffee break
11:00Abstract presentations: PrEP and women
11:45Panel discussion: debaters, community, presenters
12:15Group picture
Session 2:Current issues of HIV and adolescents
Chair: Natella Rakhmanina
13:30Transitioning from a young girl to a young woman –body and mind changes during teen years
Natella Rakhmanina, MD, PhD, FAAP, AAHIVS, Children's National Medical Center, Washington D.C, USA
14:00Challenges in the treatment of young HIV-infected adolescent women
Rana Chakraborty, MD, MSc, D.Phil, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
14:30Young Mothers: From early pregnancy to early motherhood in adolescents with HIV
Lisa Abuogi, MD, MSc, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Denver, Colorado, USA
15:15Coffee break
Session 3:Research in women and HIV
Chairs: t.b.d.
15:30Abstract - driven presentations
16:45Welcome drinks and guided poster tour
Session 4Pregnancy guidelines, new recommendations and controversy
Chair: Margaret Johnson, Angelina Namiba
8:30Introduction - Margaret Johnson, MD, FRCP, Royal Free Hospital, London, U.K




Controversies in guidelines: Pediatrician's perspective - Sabrina Bakeera- Kitaka, MD,  Makerere University, Uganda
Controversies in guidelines: Obstetrician's perspective
 - Karoline Aebi- Popp, MD MSc, University Hospital Bern, Switzerland
Controversies in guidelines: HIV Physician's perspective - Sally Hodder, MD, New Jersey Medical School, New Jersey, U.S
10:00Panel discussion
10:30Coffee break and poster viewing session 2
Session 5:Abstract - driven presentations (pregnancy-related)
Chair: Margaret Johnson, Angelina Namiba
11:30Abstract - driven presentations
Session 6:Opiates, IDU and women
Chair: Catherine Hankins
13:45Global epidemiology of women and injecting drug use
Monica Ciupagea, MD, UN Office for Drugs and Crime (UNODC), Vienna, Austria
14:15Hiding 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
15:00Coffee break
Session 7:Abstract - driven presentations
15:30Abstract - driven presentations
Invited Speakers