Enhancing the health and social wellbeing of children and young people living with HIV

Conferences & Events


The 15th Annual CHIVA Conference will take place on Friday 3rd September 2021 at Friends House in London.

This year we are running the conference as a hybrid event, with both in person and online attendance.

Conference Programme 

An exciting conference programme is confirmed for 2021, on the theme of health inequalities and adolescents. 

We have some great speakers lined up, which includes: 

  • Keynote talks:
  • Professor Linda-Gail Bekker (Desmond Tutu HIV Foundation): Young Women and Health Inequalities in South Africa
  • Professor Alison Agwu (John Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore): Adolescents and Health Inequalities: Experiences from USA
  • Dr Caroline Foster and a young person from CHIVA: Adolescent health in the UK.
  • Professor Adam Finn, Head of Bristol Children’s Vaccine Centre: COVID-19 Vaccinations for Children.

Abstract Submissions

Abstracts are now invited for posters, and potential selection for oral presentation. This is a successful and important component of conference enabling delegates to keep abreast of important research and projects.

Deadline for abstract submissions: NOW extended to 25th June 2021

Further information and submission instructions can be found here.


The Annual CHIVA Family Conference will be delivered on Saturday 4th September 2021. 

More details to follow... 


The 14th Annual CHIVA Conference (virtual event) took place on 15th October 2020. You can read the programme for more information on the event. 

CHIVA's Family Conference was unfortunately not able to go ahead in March 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

You can view information and programme details for earlier conferences by clicking the conference names below. CHIVA members can access more content from past conferences in the Members area.

2020 Annual CHIVA Conference

2019 Annual CHIVA Conference

2019 CHIVA Family Conference

2018 Annual CHIVA Conference

2018 CHIVA Family Conference

2017 Annual CHIVA Conference

2016 CHIVA Parallel Sessions (BHIVA)

2015 Annual CHIVA Conference

2014 Annual CHIVA Conference

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