3rd International Workshop on HIV & Adolescence – Abstract Submission now open

The 3rd International Workshop on HIV & Adolescence will take place on October 2-4 in Nairobi, Kenya.

Researchers, healthcare professionals and programmers from all over the world are invited to submit their abstracts on the following topics:

  • Intervention and Service Delivery approaches (from community to facility, across the entire HIV cascade)
  • Scaling up interventions: improving the quality and sustainability of programs (including the use of programmatic data and implementation science)
  • Youth leadership, engagement and advocacy (including youth-led and youth serving organizations and initiatives)
  • Biomedical interventions and clinical management (across the entire HIV cascade including prevention strategies and treatment options)
  • Communications and behavior change: interpersonal to mass media (including the role of Mhealth and new technologies)
  • Mental health and psychosocial support (including understanding needs and interventions to support)
  • Structural and systematic barriers (understanding the barriers and how to address them)

Abstract submission deadline is June 28 2019.

For more information visit the website or submit your abstract here

IWHOD 2019

IWHOD 2019 was held in Athens from 28th – 30th March.

We thank our regional investigators for supporting a successful workshop and IeDEA pre-meetings:

Portrait article about IeDEA-SA co-PI Matthias Egger in journal «The Lancet. Infectious diseases.»

A portrait article about Matthias Egger was published in the March issue of the journal «The Lancet. Infectious diseases.». In the same issue, the publication «Drug susceptibility testing and mortality in patients treated for tuberculosis in high-burden countries: a multicentre cohort study» was also published. Continue reading

NIAID Conference: Statistical
Challenges and Opportunities in HIV/AIDS Research in the Era of
Getting-to-Zero HIV Infections

This workshop has taken place in the Philadelphia Downtown Marriott, Philadelphia on 23rd March 2019. IeDEA-EA co-PI Constantin Yiannoutsos participated in the Panel Discussion.

The workshop brought together statisticians and HIV/AIDS topic matter experts and was organized as a pre-conference workshop, to occur in affiliation with Eastern North America Region (ENAR) 2019 for which it is anticipated that many statisticians working in HIV-AIDS would be attending in order to build interest and attendance in this workshop.

IeDEA-related speaker abstracts and biographies:

“Nonparametric and semiparametric inference for the cascade of HIV care under incomplete death ascertainment” by Giorgos Bakoyannis, Ph.D.

“Errors in multiple variables in HIV cohort and electronic health record data: statistical challenges and opportunities” by Bryan Shepherd, Ph.D.

For more information visit the conference website and check out the agenda

Save the date: HIV Nursing 2019 will take place September 21-22, 2019, in Rome, Italy

HIV Nursing 2019 will offer an opportunity for discussion, debate, and networking as nurses from around the world collectively work to improve the prevention, care, treatment, and support services delivered to people affected by HIV. Moreover, the conference will focus on the role of nurse clinical leadership in supporting global programmatic targets (90-90-90) and the Sustainable Development Goal of ending AIDS as a public health threat. Continue reading “Save the date: HIV Nursing 2019 will take place September 21-22, 2019, in Rome, Italy”

CROI 2019

Access to selected IeDEA-presentations, the full programme and all the webcasts.

Photos from IeDEA meetings and presentations: