This Fifth Annual Conference for the Management of HIV / Hepatitis Co-infection in collaboration with BASL and BVHG was held at One Great George Street Conference Centre. Delegate feedback reported that the programme was varied, with many interesting presentations relevant to delegate’s professional and educational needs. In total 185 delegates attended the conference. This number included over 10 community registration places.
'Excellently executed, another great conference'
'Very useful input from international speakers'
Dr Ranjababu Kulasegaram
Chair, BHIVA Hepatitis Society
Dr Ashley Brown
Chair, British Viral Hepatitis Group (BVHG) and on behalf of the British Association for the Study of the Liver (BASL)
The conference programme covered a variety of lectures and presentations related to hepatitis mono-infection and HIV/hepatitis co-infection. Our international speakers included Professor Stefan Zeuzem, Dr Curtis Cooper, Professor Sharon Lewin, and Professor Stanislas Pol.
Dr Curtis Cooper, Canada
Professor Sharon Lewin, Australia
Professor Stanislas Pol, France
Acknowledgements and Thank You's
During the conference a formal thank you was made by Dr Ranjababu Kulasegaram to the full BHIVA Hepatitis Society Executive Panel who worked hard in putting together the programme for the event. In addition, retiring BHIVA Hepatitis Society Chair, Dr Mark Nelson was presented with a gift of appreciation.
Dr Ranjababu Kulasegaram (left) with Dr Mark Nelson (right)
Prizes and Awards
BHIVA Best SpR Case Presentation
Dr Mark Nelson (right) presents Dr Katherine Cartwright (left) with the BHIVA Best SpR Case Presentation.
This prize was awarded to the presenter of the best case presentation as part of the Difficult HIV/hepatitis co-infection SpR case presentation session held at the conference.
Dr Katherine Cartwright, a specialist registrar at Leicester Royal Infirmary was presented the award in 2012 towards her case presentation entitled 'A case of complications'.