18th Chiva annual conference

Oral Abstracts Presented

1. Antiretroviral treatment (ART), immune response and clinical outcomes among children and young people seen for paediatric HIV care in England in 2022-2023

Ms Emily Dema1,2, Ms Kate Francis1, Dr Siobhan Crichton3, Prof Ali Judd3, Ms Anna Kafkalias4, Prof Claire Thorne1, Ms Helen Peters1 

1Children’s HIV and AIDS Reporting System, UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health, London, UK, 2Institute for Global Health, University College London, London, UK, 3MRC Clinical Trials Unit at UCL, London, UK, 4NHS England, London, UK

2. Emerging integrase resistance in the Perinatal Virtual Clinic: the need for protease inhibitors

Caroline Foster1, Ayolola Eni-Olotu2, Angela Bailey3, Alasdair Bamford4, Julia Kenny5, Leon Levin6, Hermione Lyall1, Tiago Milheiro Silva7, Katie Simon8, Neil Tickner1, Anna Turkova4, Steven Welch9, Nicola E Mackie1 on behalf of the perinatal virtual clinic (PVC)

1Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, London, U.K. 2Imperial College, London, U.K, 3Buckinghamshire NHS Trust, Oxford UK, 4MRC Clinical Trials Unit at UCL, London, U.K. 5Evalina Children Hospital, London, U.K. 6Right to Care, Johannesberg, South Africa, 7Hospital Dona Estefânia, Centro Hospitalar Universitário Lisboa Central, Lisbon, Portugal, 8Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation Malawi, 9University Hospitals Birmingham, Birmingham UK

3. Psychotic disorders in young adults with perinatally acquired HIV: clinical and psychosocial characteristics of a London cohort

Indira Mallik1*, Krupa Ravi2, Graham Frize3, Sara Ayres3, Sarah Fidler3,4, and Caroline Foster3

1Barts Health NHS Trust, London, U.K, 2NHS Lothian, Edinburgh, UK; 3900 Clinic, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, London, UK, 4Imperial College London and Imperial College NIHR BRC, UK


Please see below the posters submitted to our 2024 annual conference.

1. A Comprehensive Review of PMTCT Strategies: Insights from the Albanian Context

M.Dervishi1, S.Bino1, R.Bani1, Sh.Qyra1, E.Tomini1, E.Xhumari2,  D.Tocaj3, M.Bello3, N.Como4, A.Harxhi4, E.Prifti5

1Institute of Public Health, 2 GF Project Implementation Unit, 3 UNFPA 4 Departament of Infectious Diseases at MTUH 5Ob-Gyn University Hospital, Koco Gliozheni

2. An exploration of the effects of Adverse Childhood Experiences in young adults living with Perinatally acquired HIV: A Qualitative Analysis

Bianca de Sa1, Prof. Michael Evangeli1, Amanda Ely2, Abi Carter2, Alistair Teague

1Royal Holloway University of London, 2 Chiva, Bristol, UK, 3Mortimer Market clinic

3. Clinical outcomes of an innovative service to reach a vulnerable population

Henderson M1,2, Fidler S1,2, Jadayel H1, Ayers S3, Frize G3, Lang L4, Sidhom D1, Bockor M1, Foster C1

1Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, London, UK 2Imperial College London, 3900 Clinic, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, London, UK, 4Chiva, London, UK.

4. Enhancing quality of life for young people living with HIV: A differentiated care model with holistic support

Amanda Ely1, Dr Caroline Foster2, Sara Ayres2, Lisa Lang1

1Chiva, 2Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

5. HIV postnatal prophylaxis and infant feeding policies vary across Europe: results of a Penta survey

Georgina Fernandes1, Elizabeth Chappell2, Tessa Goetghebuer3, Christian Kahlert4, Santa Ansone5, Stefania Bernardi6, Guido Castelli Gattinara6, Elena Chiappini7, Catherine Dollfus8, Pierre Frange9, Bridget Freyne10, 11, Luisa Galli12, Vania Giacomet13, Galia Grisaru-Soen14, Christoph Koenigs15, Hermione Lyall16, Magdalena Marczynska17, Mariana Mardarescu18, Lars Naver19, Tim Niehues20, Antoni Noguera-Julian21, Kim Stol22, Alla Volokha23, Steven Welch24, Claire Thorne1, Alasdair Bamford25,1

1UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health, London, UK, 2Medical Research Council Clinical Trials Unit, University College London, London, UK, 3Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium, 4Children’s Hospital of Eastern Switzerland, St. Gallen, Switzerland, 5Riga East University Hospital, Latvian Centre of Infectious Diseases, Riga, Latvia, 6Bambino Gesù Children’s Hospital, Rome, Italy, 7Meyer Hospital, Florence, Italy, 8Hopital Trousseau, Paris, France, 9Necker Enfants Malades Hospital, Paris, France, 10Department of Paediatric Infectious Diseases Children’s Health Ireland, Dublin, Ireland, 11Women & Children’s Health, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland, 12University of Florence, Meyer Children’s Hospital IRCCS, Florence, Italy, 13Paediatric Infectious Disease Unit, L Sacco Hospital, University of Milan, Milan, Italy, 14Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel, 15University Hospital Frankfurt, Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany, 16Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, London, UK, 17Department of Children’s Infectious Diseases Medical University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland, 18National Institute for Infectious Diseases ‘Prof. Dr. Matei Bals’ Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania, 19Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden, 20Helios Klinikum Krefeld, Krefeld, Germany, 21Hospital Sant Joan de Déu, Barcelona, Spain, 22Radboud University Medical Center, Nijmegen, The Netherlands, 23Shupyk National Healthcare University of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine, 24Heartlands Hospital, University Hospitals Birmingham, Birmingham, UK, 25Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK

6. Lessons from Ireland – Challenges and opportunities in establishing a new national support service for young people living with HIV

Aishling McCormack, Yvon Luky, Vivienne Murtagh, Richard Carson.

ACET (AIDS Care Education & Training) Ireland

7. New referrals to a tertiary paediatric HIV service in 2023: An evolving trend?

Karen N McCarthy, Hermione Lyall, Toyin Popoola, Caroline Foster

Department of Paediatric Infectious Diseases, St Mary’s Hospital, Imperial College Healthcare Trust, London, UK

8. Prevalence of HIV-related stigma experienced by young adults with HIV: findings from the Positive Voices 2022 survey

Hannah Kitt1, Carole Kelly1, Clare Humphreys1, Alex Sparrowhawk2, Meaghan Kall1, Alison Rodger3, Fiona Lampe3, Janey Sewell3, Veronique Martin1, Collette Smith3, Fiona Lampe3, Annegret Pelchen-Matthews3, Valerie Delpech4, Amal Farah1, Alison Brown1, Adamma Aghaizu1, on behalf of the PV2022 Study Group

1UK Health Security Agency, London, United Kingdom, 2Terrence Higgins Trust, London, United Kingdom, 3University College London, London, United Kingdom,4New South Wales Health, New South Wales, Australia

9. Stigma and Discrimination Against People Living with HIV/AIDS 

Lwanga Vincent, Ssensalire Brian

Elderly Widows Orphans Family Support (EWOFS), Uganda

10. The Barriers and Facilitators Within HIV/STI Testing Interventions for Black African and Black Caribbean Migrants in the United Kingdom: A Scoping Review

Ritu Khanna1, Maya Gobin2

1University of Bristol 2University of Manchester

11. Utilisation of the Perinatal Virtual Clinic for management of virological failure

Eni-Olotu A1, Bailey A2, Bamford A3, Lyall EGH1, Mackie NE1, Tickner N1, Foster C1

1Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, London, UK, 2Buckinghamshire NHS Trust, Oxford UK, 3MRC Clinical Trials Unit at UCL, London, UK