All presentations from the 11th Annual CHIVA conference May 12th 2017 are available to view and download below. The full programme is available here. 

Friday 12th May 2017 Liner Hotel, Liverpool

08.45-09.15  Registration and coffee  

09.15-09.30  Introduction and Welcome, Dr Amanda Williams CHIVA Chair Consultant Paediatrician London North West Healthcare NHS Trust Dr Stephane Paulus Local Host Consultant in Paediatric Immunology & Infectious Diseases Alder Hey Children’s Hospital CHIVA Youth Committee (CYC) Chair 

• CHAIRS Dr Steve Welch, Dr Katja Doerholt •

09.30-10.00  Invited Lecture- Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine ‘From HIV to ONE world health- changing perspectives,’ Dr Ralf Weigel Honorary Consultant Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine Alder Hey Children’s Hospital

10.00-10.25  BOS! Breather, Odyssey and Smile Trial Updates / CHIVA Guidelines -What’s New? Dr Anna Turkova Paediatrician Imperial College Healthcare Trust Research Clinician at PENTA and MRC CTU at UCL

10.25-11.00 DEBATE: To treat or not to treat? Long term non-progressors should start treatment regardless of CD4 count FOR: Professor Nigel Klein Professor in Infectious Diseases & Immunology Institute of Child Health at UCL Great Ormond Street Children’s Hospital AGAINST: Dr Andrew Riordan Consultant Paediatric Immunology & Infectious Diseases Alder Hey Children’s Hospital 

11.00-11.20  Coffee break

• CHAIRS Dr Srini Bandi, Miss Katie Rowson •

11.20-11.45  Living with Stigma and challenging self-stigma, Dr Tomás Campbell Consultant Clinical Psychologist in Independent Practice

11.45-12.10  The health and well-being of negative siblings: Research Findings, Ms Marthe Le Prevost Senior Research Nurse  MRC Clinical Trials Unit at UCL                      

12.10-12.35  Supporting LGBT+ young people in health care, Dr Thom O’Neill Paediatric Clinical Research Fellow Royal Hospital for Sick Children Edinburgh

12.35-13.00  CHIVA AGM

13.00-13.45  Lunch and Poster viewing


Predictors of adherence to antiretroviral therapy among adolescents with perinatal HIV in England, Dr Ali Judd  Epidemiologist EPPICC, CHIPS & AALPHI

Sexual health of young people with or without perinatal HIV in England, Ms Kate Sturgeon Senior Research Nurse MRC Clinical Trials Unit at UCL

Trends in drug resistance prevalence, HIV-1 variants and clinical status in HIV-1-infected paediatric population in Madrid: 1993-2015 Analysis Ms Patricia Rojas-Sánchez Research Associate University of Birmingham

Growing up with perinatal HIV: changes in clinical outcomes before and after transfer to adult care in the UK Dr Ali J udd Epidemiologist EPPICC, CHIPS & AALPHI

14.25-14.55  Drugs update, Professor Saye Khoo Professor in Molecular and Clinical Pharmacology University of Liverpool Consultant Physician Royal Liverpool Hospital

14.55-15.10  Coffee Break

• CHAIRS Dr Fiona Thompson, Dr Bala Subramaniam •

15.10-16.00  CHIVA Youth Committee Symposium supported by ViiV Healthcare, CYC & Ms Abi Carter Participation Officer

16.00-16.15  CHIVA Travel guidelines, Dr Natalie Prevatt Paediatric (ID SPIN) Specialist Registrar (ST7) Great Ormond Street Children’s Hospital

16.15-16.45   Interactive Case Presentations with expert panel Ms Sue Yeadon HIV trainer, Community support team lead Oxford Health and panel

16.45-17.00  Awards and Close Dr Amanda Williams CHIVA chair 

Here you can listen to a conversation between 2 of our CYC members about their relationship with their health care professions. This was played at the conference as part of the CYC symposium.