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HIV in Europe 2007 – Working together for optimal testing and earlier care, Brussels

HIV in Europe 2007 was the first conference gathering influential HIV stakeholders from European and Central Asian countries including advocates, clinicians and public health professionals/ policymakers. The more than 300 delegates came from all 27 EU member states, and the WHO Europe region.

Conference Report is available here  

Opening of the conference


  Srdan Matic, Jens Lundgren Ton Coenen, Jeffrey V. Lazarus
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Plenary session 1


  HIV in Europe: Epidemiological data, Francoise Hamers 
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  download the presentation: HIV in Europe: Epidemiological data, Francoise Hamers


Plenary session 2

Diagnosed and undiagnosed HIV in Europe: where we are and what we should aim for, Andrew Phillips   >> view the video

Plenary session 3


HIV in Europe: how are we as a continent dealing with the virus – a multi-country analysis, Richard Coker
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  download the presentation: Testing times: Unmet need in testing, treatment, and care for HIV/AIDS in Europe, Richard Coker

Plenary session 4

Optimal testing and earlier care: the patient’s and people’s perspective, Ton Coenen, Bernard Forbes, Gennady Roshchupkin, Ibidun Fakoya, Galina Musat
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Plenary session 5

Getting people into care: Working Together to bring policy, clinical practice and patient support to bear on affecting change in Europe, Jeffrey V. Lazarus, José Gatell, Nikos Dedes, Henrique Barros
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Clinical review of EACS indicator disease guidance document

Jens Lundgren, Brian Gazzard, Nathan Clumeck, Antonella D’Arminio Monforte   >> view the video

Plenary session 6

Consideration of testing as a route to improved patient outcomes, Jose Zuniga, Kevin Fenton, Ken Mayer, Jens Lundgren, Brian Gazzard, Nathan Clumeck, A. D’Arminio Monforte

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  download the presentation: One Nation’s Approach: Routine testing in the United States, Kevin Fenton, Ken Mayer

  download the presentation: Another approach: The case for European guidance, Brian Gazzard Nathan Clumeck, Antonella D’Arminio Monforte

Plenary session 7

Current issues around testing, Jeff Lazarus, Matthew Weait, John de Wit, Iris Shiripinda, Lucas Wiessing

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  download the presentation: Criminal Law: Implications of HIV Testing, Matthew Weait
  download the presentation: To test or not to test:A psychosocial perspective of HIV testing, John B.F. de Wit
  download the presentation: HIV testing and migrant populations: Silence and fear in an expanding Europe, Iris Shiripinda
  download the presentation: Testing and injecting drug users: Challenges and approaches to effective testing, Lucas Wiessing

Plenary session 8 and Conference Closing

Hope for the future: Europe working together in HIV, Ton Coenen, Jens Lundgren, Raminta Stuikyte, Henrik Arildsen, Simon Barton, Hans-J. Stellbrink, Brian Tjugum, Andrew Amato-Gauci, Georgs Andrejevs, Srdan Matic

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  download the presentation: Conference Closing, Srdan Matic, Jens Lundgren, Ton Coenen
 HepHIV 2017 Malta Conference
Monday, January 25, 2016

HIV in Europe, in collaboration with European stakeholders, is pleased to announce the 2nd HepHIV conference:

HepHIV 2017 Malta Conference, 31 January - 2 February 2017 

More details will be available soon, but for now please mark your calendars. You can also follow news and updates on Twitter by following the conference hashtag #HepHIV2017

 Hver anden med hiv-smitte overses på hospitaler
Tuesday, November 24, 2015
Ny undersøgelse viser, at mange europæiske hospitaler ikke tilbyder rutinemæssige hiv-test til patienter, der kunne være i en risiko for at have hiv. Især i Nordeuropa kunne mange udiagnosticerede HIV-patienter opdages, hvis test var mere udbredte i sundhedssystemet. Læs mere.

 European HIV-Hepatitis Testing Week 2015 starts today
Friday, November 20, 2015
Some 400 organisations Europe-wide are hosting activities to increase awareness of the benefits of HIV and hepatitis testing. Find out more.

 Auditing HIV Testing Rates across Europe: Results from the HIDES 2 Study.
Monday, November 16, 2015

New publication with results from the HIDES 2 Study. Read the abstract here

 Press release: New consensus definition of late presentation for viral hepatitis
Friday, October 23, 2015

EASL and HIV in Europe announce a consensus definition of late presentation for viral hepatitis. The announcement coincides with the European AIDS Conference in Barcelona and aims to encourage policy makers, health professionals, public health institutions and civil society organisations to implement this definition to improve the European surveillance of and response to the viral hepatitis epidemic. Read more.

 15th European AIDS Conference (EACS) 21-24 October 2015
Monday, September 14, 2015
 European HIV-Hepatitis Testing Week
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
The 2015 European HIV-Hepatitis Testing Week launches on World Hepatitis Day 28 July. Unite for one week (20-27 November) to increase awareness of the benefits of HIV and hepatitis testing! Sign up here:
 HIV pre-test information, discussion or counselling? A review of guidance relevant to the WHO Europe
Tuesday, June 23, 2015

New publication examining recommendations/evidence in current pan-European/global guidelines regarding pre-test HIV testing and counselling practices in health care settings.

 Aids Impact 2015 conference
Monday, June 01, 2015

The program draft of Aids Impact 2015 conference in Amsterdam is now online! Check out the programme here and register for the conference here.

 The 2014 European HIV Testing will be presented at a conference in the US this Friday.
Monday, June 01, 2015

Results from the 2014 European HIV Testing Week evaluation report will be presented at the 2015 National Summit on HCV and HIV Diagnosis, Prevention and Access to Care in the US this Friday. 


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