STI & HIV Congress ends, HIV & AIDS conference begins
The last day of the World STI & HIV Congress and the first day of the Australasian HIV & AIDS Conference. Please read on for a summary…
Oral Presentations :
- Basic science advances in HIV and HTLV-1 with talks by Talia Mota, Abhilasha Mathur, Charani Ranasinghe, Kim Wilson, and Joshua Schiffer;
- HIV and women’s health with talks by Damian Jeremia, Lisa Noguchi, Shaun Barnabas, Alison Norris, Sheona Mitchell-Foster, and Elizabeth Fearon;
- Pre-exposure prophylaxis of HIV with talks by Iryna Zablotska, John de Wit, Jason Asselin, and Karen Price;
- HIV transmission in MSM with talks by Alison Castley, Ben Bavinton, Hong-Ha Truong, Sonali Wayal and Rakesh Singh;
- HIV and co-morbidity with presentations by Paddy Mallon, Janine Trevillyan, David Nolan, Amit Achhra, Lucette Cysique, Samuel Turner;
- Ending hepatitis C in populations with talks by Associate Professor Gail Matthews, Professor Gregory Dore, Professor Margaret Hellard, and Associate Professor Nadine Ezard ;
- HIV epidemiology and prevention with talks by Thomas Quinn, Matthew Golden, Phillip Keen, Nick Medland, and Kerry Chant;
- Causal interactions among structural, behavioural and biological drivers of STD/HIV epidemics,
- Multipurpose Technologies (MPTs): developing interventions to simultaneously prevent STIs, HIV and pregnancy
- STI and HIV in pregnancy,
- HPV and HIV: new evidence on the infection risks and strategies to prevent HPV-related disease among HIV-infected people.
Chaired by Hunter Handsfield & Anne Johnson, this session included talks by Cristyn Davies, William Miller, Hammad Ali, Iryna Zablotska, Tony Cunningham and Minh Duc Pham.
The World STI & HIV Congress Poster session continued and the Australasian HIV & AIDS Conference Poster session began. Pictured here are two researchers from Indonesia: Sandeep Nanwani (left) who presented a poster called “Sexual Networks of Young MSM in Jogjakarta, Indonesia” and Yurniati (right) who presented a poster called “Predictors of Mortality among HIV Patients on Antoretroviral Treatment in Dr Sardjito Hospital Yogyakarta“.