Brussels Conference 2007

Brussels Conference 2007

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.

Opening of the conference
Srdan Matic, Jens Lundgren Ton Coenen, Jeffrey V. Lazarus 

Plenary session 1
HIV in Europe: Epidemiological data,
Francoise Hamers
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

Plenary session 3
HIV in Europe: how are we as a continent dealing with the virus – a multi-country analysis,
 Richard Coker
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


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

Clinical review of EACS indicator disease guidance document, Jens Lundgren, Brian Gazzard, Nathan Clumeck, Antonella D’Arminio Monforte

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

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

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

download the presentation: Conference Closing, Srdan Matic, Jens Lundgren, Ton Coenen