Satellite Symposium at IAS Conference 2021: Supporting health-related quality of life for people living with HIV. Lessons and learnings from the COVID-19 Pandemic
|Date / Time||20 July at 8.30am to 20 July at 9.30am|
On Tuesday 20 July 2021, HIV Outcomes Europe and HIV Outcomes Germany will organise a satellite symposium entitled ‘Supporting health-related quality of life for people living with HIV: Lessons and learnings from the COVID-19 pandemic’ at the IAS 2021: 11th IAS Conference on HIV Science (18-21 July 2021).
The symposium will explore the longer-term impact of both COVID-19 and HIV/AIDS in order to address questions such as what can be learned from the response to the COVID-19 pandemic; may people living with HIV be additionally impacted by COVID-19 in the long-term; and what learnings from HIV treatment and care can be applied to the response to ‘long COVID’.
The panel of experts will include:
- Scientific experts and clinicians: Prof. Jeffrey Lazarus (ISGlobal, University of Barcelona), Prof. Jane Anderson (Homerton University Hospital), Prof. Hendrik Streeck (University of Bonn), Prof. Georg Behrens (Hannover Medical School).
- Patient representatives: Mario Cascio (EATG), Nikos Dedes (Positive Voice Greece), Winnie Sseruma.
- Policymakers: MP Andrew Ullmann (German Parliament), John Bowis (former UK Health Minister and European Parliament MEP).