2nd International Workshop on HIV & Women, 9-10 January 2012, Bethesda, USA
This was the second year for this new workshop focused on research into the impact of gender on HIV and related health issues.
It is very helpful that the meeting organisers have posted most of the slides for the oral presentations online, together with free access to the conference abstract book.
Abstracts and presentations are available at these links:
Reports in this issue include:
- Similar efficacy and a few gender related differences in side effects with rilpivirine vs efavirenz at 96-weeks
- The effect of BMI on efficacy, safety and tolerability of lopinavir/r in women
- Hormonal contraception and higher risk of non-AIDS-defining events in Nashville cohort
- Poorer adherence and loss to follow up in Kenyan women who are pregnant when enrolled to ART programmes