4th International Workshop on HIV & Women, 13-14 January 2014, Washington
Despite cut backs, travel restrictions and horrible weather, attendance at the 4th International Workshop on HIV and Women exceeded expectations – and the past three meetings – with over 50 abstracts and 130 participants.
This years meeting included presentations on treatment, models of care, contraception, prevention, menopause, pregnancy and infant outcomes.
Slide presentations are online at:
Abstracts from the workshop are published in the journal Reviews in Antiviral Therapy & Infectious Diseases 1 2014.
Reports from this workshop are:
- Women, HIV research and antiretrovirals
- Improved virological outcomes for women starting efavirenz-based first-line regimens in South Africa
- High rates of pregnancy in HIV positive women in Zambia and South Africa
- Contraceptive choices among a Canadian cohort of HIV positive women
- Bone disease and older HIV positive women
- Lower immune response to the qHPV vaccine in HIV positive girls
- HIV exposed vs unexposed babies have lower gestational age and birth weight in Danish study
- Outcomes in infants exposed to lopinavir/ritonavir in utero