10th CHIVA Annual Conference 2016 in Bristol

May 27, 2016, 9:15 AM to 5:05 PM

 

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The Final Programme can be downloaded here.


The 10th Annual Conference of the Children's HIV Association was held at M Shed in Bristol on Friday 27th May 2016 and we were pleased that Jolanta Bernatoniene was able to accept our invitation to be our Local Host at the conference. The conference theme was 'TEN YEARS ON...THE ACHIEVEMENTS AND CHALLENGES THAT LIE AHEAD'.

We would like to thank all our speakers who presented their work at this conference. Presentations from these sessions can be downloaded below.

Plenary Session 1

An overview of paediatric HIV: Our achievements and the challenges that lie ahead
Professor Diana Gibb, MRC Clinical Trials Unit at UCL, London

From preventing to ending new HIV infections amongst children
Dr Pat Tookey, UCL Institute of Child Health, London

The CHIVA debate
The motion: Babies born to mothers living with HIV who maintained a consistently undetectable viral load throughout the pregnancy, do not require ARV prophylaxis after birth

For the motion
Dr Gareth Tudor Williams, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, London

Against the motion
Dr Hermione Lyall, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, London

Plenary Session 2

CHIVA Africa update
Dr Karyn Moshal, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, London

The impact on children living with HIV
Professor Lorraine Sherr, Royal Free & University College Medical School, London

Looking back and ahead
CHIVA Youth Committee

Oral Research Presentations (1–4)

Abstract O1: What is the experience and impact of naming HIV (disclosure) to perinatally HIVinfected adolescents in England?
Miss Katie Rowson, MRC Clinical Trials Unit at UCL, London

Abstract O2: Integrase Inhibitor usage in paediatrics: a single centre cohort experience
Ms Erica Refsum, Imperial College London

Abstract O3: CD4/8 ratio recovery in perinatally acquired HIV-1 infection; premature immunosenescence or immune resilience?
Dr Katrina Pollock, Imperial College London

Abstract O4: Characteristics of children diagnosed with HIV in the UK between 2000-2015
Miss Helen Peters, UCL Institute of Child Health

Plenary Session 3

Psychosocial support and youth involvement for young people living with HIV – the achievements and challenges that lie ahead
Ms Magda Conway, Freelance Consultant

Psychosocial support and youth involvement for young people living with HIV – the achievements and challenges that lie ahead
Ms Amanda Ely, CHIVA Manager

Current immigration issues in HIV
Mr Daniel Vincent, National AIDS Trust

Immigration case presentation
Miss Katie Rowson, MRC Clinical Trials Unit at UCL, London

Plenary Session 4

CHIVA Support Camp evaluation
Dr Michael Evangeli, Royal Holloway University, London

Interactive case presentation session
Dr Mark Gompels, North Bristol NHS Trust
Dr Jolanta Bernatoniene, Bristol Royal Hospital for Children

CHIVA Awards Ceremony and Close
Chair: Dr Amanda Williams

 

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