Scientific-Practical Conference with International Attendance «Children and HIV: problems and prospects»
Event dates: 25-26 September '14
Number of participants: 500
Event venue: Hotel "Crown Plaza" (St. Petersburg, Startovaya str., 6)
We invite you to participate in the Scientific-Practical Conference with International Attendance CHILDREN AND HIV: PROBLEMS AND PROSPECTS, which will take place at the congress center of the hotel “Crowne Plaza Airport” (6A Startovaya str., Saint Petersburg) on September 25-26, 2014.
Considering present incidence of HIV infection in the Russian Federation, a work aimed at the improvement of prevention of vertical transmission from a mother to a child as well as medical-social adaptation and rehabilitation of HIV -infected children and their families in Russia, Eastern Europe, and CIS, is an important component of a struggle against HIV/AIDS spread.
The questions of improving care of HIV-infected children and optimization of anti-retroviral therapy have acquired special urgency in relation to the issue of “Consolidated guidance on the use of antiviral drugs” developed in 2013 by WHO. WHO recommended discussing a strategy of care of HIV-infected children and prevention of HIV transmission from a mother to a child.
The conference will give an opportunity for a dialogue and an experience exchange between medical specialists, representatives of ministries and departments, civil society, communities of HIV-infected people as well as Russian and international non-governmental organizations acting in this sphere.
Listener’s participation is free.
We are looking forward to welcoming you on the Conference!
Technical committee: +7 (812) 380-31-52, +7 (812) 380-31-53
Project manager: Oksana Natalenko
Assistants: Margarita Gavrilova, Natalia Bulycheva
Exhibition manager: Victoria Shegay