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

2016 CHIVA Parallel sessions (BHIVA)

October 13, 2016, 8:30 AM to October 14, 2016, 5:00 PM





CHIVA Parallel Sessions in BHIVA Autumn Conference


13-14 October 2016, QEII Centre, London, UK


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The 2016 BHIVA Autumn Conference was once again held at the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre in the heart of London. The conference was considered extremely successful and received very positive feedback from delegates. As customary the BHIVA Autumn Conference included parallel sessions with the Children's HIV Association (CHIVA). Presentations from these sessions can be downloaded below.

Welcome Address by the Chair of the Children's HIV Association

Dr Amanda Williams
London North West Healthcare NHS Trust

CHIVA Parallel Session 1 - Achieving well-being for young people: young people's experiences and clinical responses; remaining engaged with young people who disengage

Ms Amanda Ely
Children's HIV Association

Dr Caroline Foster
Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, London

Showing of a CHIVA young people's film

Psychological coping strategies: child and adolescent mental health

Dr Jackie Nicholson
Clinical Psychologist, Manchester

CHIVA Plenary Lecture

HIV gene therapy
Professor Waseem Qasim, Great Ormond Street Hospital, London

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CHIVA Parallel Session 2

CHIVA Projects update

CHIVA Youth Committee session - Update on Direct Work with Young People

CHIVA Youth Committee session - 21st International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2016)

Developments around PrEP
Dr Steve Taylor, Birmingham Heartlands Hospital

CHIVA Parallel Session 3

New antiretroviral drugs on the horizon
Mrs Kate Gandhi, Birmingham Heartlands Hospital

Talking about HIV to a young person with learning difficulties
Mrs Yvonne Vaughan-Gordon, Birmingham Heartlands Hospital

AALPHI update
Dr Ali Judd, MRC Clinical Trials Unit at UCL, London

HIV cure research agenda
Professor Nigel Klein, University College London

Stigma and sexual health: Developing coping strategies; when to worry and when to refer
Ms Claire McCausland, University of Central Lancashire

Close by the Chair of the Children's HIV Association

Dr Amanda Williams
London North West Healthcare NHS Trust