Fourth Joint Conference of BHIVA/BASHH (4th BHIVA/BASHH)
17–20 April 2018, Edinburgh
The Fourth Joint Conference of the British HIV Association (BHIVA) with the British Association for Sexual Health and HIV (BASHH) was held from 17 – 20 April in Edinburgh.
As with previous joint meetings, the programme expanded to include a broader focus on sexual health with almost 1000 delegates and 400 poster presentations.
Materials from the conference, including the programme and abstract book are now online, together with slides for many of the oral presentations. Webcasts from the oral presentations are posted shortly after the conference.
Abstract book (direct link):
Short summary articles on the highlights are included in articles that will be linked below.
Reports in this issue of HTB are:
- Almost 1 in 8 people with symptoms turned away from sexual health clinics in SE London: 40% are under 25 and 6% under 18 years old
- A new framework for best HIV care: BHIVA Standards of Care revised and updated (2018)
- Benefits of TAF vs TDF in boosted regimens
- Meta-analysis of dolutegravir in naive, experienced and switch studies
- Not claptrap: kissing as the strongest route for oral gonorrhoea
- Rapid PrEP uptake in Scotland exceeds expectations