IAS launches HIV & COVID-19 webinar series
Responding to the global COVID-19 crisis the International AIDS Society (IAS) is organising a series of webinars to address COVID-19 and its impact on people living with HIV around the world.
The webinars are intended to provide access to, and discussion of, the latest science and best practices in relation to HIV and COVID-19. The webinars will share data from every stage of the pandemic, especially from lower- and middle-income countries. There will be time provided for Q&A with those presenting data.
This series of webinars is being provided by the IAS Educational Fund.
The initial webinar, 'COVID-19 and HIV: What you need to know', will be broadcast on Friday 3rd April at 09:00 CEST (08:00 UK). Interested parties should register here.
Latest WHO updates and guidance on COVID-19 and HIV
Dr Meg Doherty, Director of Global HIV, Hepatitis and STI Programme at the World Health Organization (WHO)
Global health systems preparedness
Prof Anton Pozniak, President of the International AIDS Society, Consultant Physician and Director TB service, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital London, UK, Professor (Clinical Research) LSHTM, UK
Frontline lessons learned and measures implemented for people living with HIV
Prof Alexandra Calmy, Head of HIV/AIDS consultations, Geneva University Hospitals (HUG)
Dr Lucy Stackpool-Moore, Director, HIV Programmes and Advocacy, International AIDS Society
The webinar is open to HIV professionals, government representatives working in the field of HIV, public health specialists, programme managers, service providers, civil society representatives and members of organisations supporting key and vulnerable populations.