27
Nov
2018
Meetings

Improving long-term health and well-being of people living with HIV: Learning from country experiences in chronic care

Improving long-term health and well-being of people living with HIV: Learning from country experiences in chronic care
Event Details
Date / Time 27 November at 9.00am to 11.00am
Venue European Parliament - Room JAN 6Q1, 60 Rue Wiertz, Brussels, Belgium
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Launch event hosted by Christofer Fjellner MEP (EPP, Sweden), Karin Kadenbach (S&D, Austria) and Frédérique Ries (ALDE, Belgium)

CONFIRMED speakers INCLUDE:

Vytenis Andriukaitis

European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety (via video)

Mario Cascio

Vice-Chair, European AIDS Treatment Group

Giovanni Guaraldi

Head of the Modena HIV Metabolic Clinic, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy

Michel Kazatchkine

Special Advisor to Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS for Eastern Europe and Central Asia and Chair of the Board, AFEW International

Peter Månehall

Public Advocate, HIV Sweden

Ellen Nolte

Professor of Health Services and Systems Research, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

Peter Reiss

Immediate Past President, European AIDS Clinical Society (EACS) and Professor of Medicine, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam

Anders Sönnerborg

Director, Centre for HIV Research, Karolinska Institute

Elena Vovc

Technical Officer, Joint TB, HIV and viral hepatitis programme, WHO Europe

 

The event will launch a “virtual good practice clinic” on chronic HIV care, with examples from across Member States. It will also discuss the European and international policy agenda to improve long-term health and well-being for people living with HIV.

For information on how to submit a good practice for inclusion in the “good practice clinic”, please click here.

Followed by a networking reception

  • Agenda
    Timings are local to the event's time-zone
    • 08.15am

      Registration

    • 09.00-09.10am

      Welcome and introduction

      • MEP co-host: Karin Kadenbach (S&D, Austria)
      • HIV Outcomes Co-President: Marc Danzon, former Director, WHO Regional Office for Europe
      • HIV Outcomes Steering Group Co-Chair: Jeffrey Lazarus, Associate Professor, ISGlobal
    • 09.10-10.00am

      Good practices in long-term chronic care for people living with HIV

      Learning from country experiences and launch of “virtual good practice clinic”

      • Peter Reiss, Immediate Past President, European AIDS Clinical Society (EACS) and Professor of Medicine, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam
      • HIV Outcomes Italy:
        • Mario Cascio, Vice-Chair, European AIDS Treatment Group and HIV Outcomes Italy Steering Group Member and Giovanni Guaraldi, Head of the Modena HIV Metabolic Clinic, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia
      • HIV Outcomes Sweden:
        • Peter Månehall, Ombudsman, HIV Sweden and Anders Sönnerborg, Professor in clinical virology and infectious diseases, Karolinska Institutet
      • Ellen Nolte, Professor of Health Services and Systems Research, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

      Moderated by Jane Anderson, HIV Outcomes Steering Group Co-Chair and Consultant Physician, Homerton University Hospital, London

      Followed by a panel discussion

    • 10.10-10.20am

      Future of EU action on HIV

      • Vytenis Andriukaitis, European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety (via video)
    • 10.20-10.50am

      HIV care “beyond viral suppression”

      • Michel Kazatchkine, Special Advisor to Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS for Eastern Europe and Central Asia and Chair, AFEW International

      Cooperating internationally to address long-term health of people living with HIV

      • Elena Vovc, Technical Officer, Joint TB, HIV and viral hepatitis programme, WHO Europe

      Moderated by John Bowis, former MEP and UK Health Minister and HIV Outcomes Co-President

      Followed by a panel discussion

    • 10.50-11.00am

      Concluding remarks and next steps

      • MEP co-host: Christofer Fjellner (EPP, Sweden)
      • HIV Outcomes Steering Group Co-Chair: Nikos Dedes, Chair, European AIDS Treatment Group (EATG)
    • 11.00-12.00pm

      Networking coffee reception

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Initiative Partners
  • Aids Action Europe
  • AFEW International
  • East Europe and Central Asia Union of PLWH
  • European AIDS Treatment Group
  • Gilead
  • ViiV Healthcare
This initiative is enabled by sponsorship provided by Gilead Sciences and ViiV Healthcare.