6th Annual BHIVA Conference for the Management of HIV/Hepatitis Co-infection in collaboration with BASL and BVHG - Detailed post-conference report

This Sixth Annual Conference for the Management of HIV / Hepatitis Co-infection in collaboration with BASL and BVHG was held the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre in London. Delegate feedback reported that the programme was excellent, with many interesting presentations relevant to their professional and educational needs. Dr Ranjababu Kulasegaram (Chair of the BHIVA Hepatitis Society) mentioned how far the conference had come from its inaugural meeting in 2008, when fewer than 60 delegates attended to well over 200 delegates in 2013. A record number of 252 delegates registered for the Sixth Annual Conference. This number included a number of community rand voluntary sector registration places.


'Very interesting with excellent speakers'

'I learnt a lot from the conference deliberations which are beneficial for my career development'


6th Annual BHIVA Conference for the Management of HIV/Hepatitis Co-infection in collaboration with BASL and BVHG

Conference Programme

The conference programme covered a wide range of lectures and presentations related to hepatitis mono-infection and HIV/hepatitis co-infection. Our international speakers included Professor Karine Lacombe and Professor Norbert Bräu.

Professor Norbert Brau

Professor Norbert Bräu, USA
 
Professor Karine Lacombe

Professor Karine Lacombe, 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.

Prizes and Awards

Dr Ranjababu Kulasegaram (left) presents Dr Emilie Elliot (right) with the BHIVA Best Difficult HIV/hepatitis co-infection case presentation Difficult HIV/hepatitis co-infection case presentation session

Dr Ranjababu Kulasegaram (left) presents Dr Emilie Elliot (right) with the BHIVA Best Difficult HIV/hepatitis co-infection case presentation.

Dr Emilie Elliot collaborated on the presentation with Dr Agata Plonzak from Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London. Emilie Elliot a Specialist Registrar also from Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London was presented the award in 2013 towards her and Dr Plonczak's case presentation entitled 'Expanded Access: a marginal decision'.