Briefly, topics of the plenary lectures included: 'HIV and human rights', 'Estimating the HIV epidemic in Europe', 'Barriers and needs for optimal HIV care', 'PrEP-ready for implementation?', 'Advances in managing TB in those with HIV', 'Managing HIV when resources are limited' jointly organized with the European AIDS Treatment Group (EATG
), 'Towards an HIV cure', jointly organized with the International AIDS Society (IAS), 'Starting antiretroviral therapy in 2011 ', 'Looking beyond plasma undetectability', 'Neurocognitive disorders in HIV' jointly organized with the Forum for collaborative HIV research, 'The best of basic science for HIV clinicians in the last year', 'Treatment of HIV/HCV co-infection--A new frontier'.
* Strategic Treatment Education Project-STEP: seminar to be held in Kiev (Ukraine) by the European AIDS Treatment Group (EATG
) and various East European countries on the fight against AIDS in East European countries and the New Independent States (NIS).
For David Haerry of the European AIDS Treatment Group (EATG
), the situation around HIV and AIDS in Europe is complex--there is: 'everything from highest possible standards to developing country disasters--depending on the region/countries you are focusing on' (personal communication).