HIV Treatments Update 2019
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HIV Treatments Update Seminar 2019

HIV Treatments Update Seminar 2019

A One Day Seminar on HIV in New Zealand
A One Day Seminar on HIV in New Zealand
Friday 30th August 2019
The Clinical Education Centre at Auckland Hospital
Friday 30th August 2019
The Clinical Education Centre at Auckland Hospital
Video Soundbites and Slide Presentations from the 2019 Seminar
HIV Trends in New Zealand & Cascade of Care
Dr Sue McAllister
’Towards an HIV cure: clinical strategies being tested but will we ever get there?
Prof Sharon Lewin
Project Pūtoetoe
Matt Sharpe & Steve McVey
NZPrEP Study
Dr Peter Saxton & Dr Sunita Azariah
PrEP Uptake & Rollout
Joe Rich
Dual HIV Therapy
Dr Ken Koh (Soundbite by Steve McVey)
The Syphilils Epidemic
Dr Subha Rajanaidu
HIV Stigma Index
Tony Siramporn
An Overview of Recreational Substance Use & Addiction
Blair Bishop
The 2019 HIV Treatments Update Seminar was registered for 6 hours Nursing CME Credits and NZDHA CPD Points
Kindly Supported By:
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Sponsors have not had any input into the choice of presenters or the programme content

2019 Objectives

The objectives of the seminar will be:
  • To provide an overview of HIV/AIDS epidemiology in New Zealand today
  • To provide an understanding of the current experience of HIV in New Zealand
  • Insight into international responses to HIV from the US and Australia.
  • To provide the basic science associated with HIV including transmission and viral reproduction
  • To provide a brief overview of changing treatment options and complications
  • To provide an understanding of the issues around and the importance of HAART and resistance
  • To provide an update on Mental Health and Ageing with HIV
  • To provide an overview of public health interface with Criminal Law
  • To provide an overview of HIV services delivered in New Zealand today

2019 Guest Speakers

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Mark Fisher
Executive Director, Body Positive Inc.
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Dr Sue McAllister
Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago
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Prof Sharon Lewin
The Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity, Melbourne
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Steve McVey
Body Positive Inc.
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Matt Sharpe
Body Positive Inc.
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Dr Peter Saxton
University of Auckland
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Dr Sunita Azariah
Auckland Sexual Health, ADHB
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Joe Rich
New Zealand AIDS Foundation
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Dr Ken Koh
Holdsworth House Medical Practice, Brisbane
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Dr Subha Rajanaidu
Auckland Regional Public Health Service
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Jane Brunning
National Coordinator, Positive Women Inc.
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Tony Siramporn
Positive Women Inc.
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Blair Bishop
Mental Health & Addictions, Capital & Coast District Health Board
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Samuel Andrews
NZ Drug Foundation

2019 Programme

8:30am
Coffee and Registration
Coffee and Registration
9:00am
Welcome and Introductions
  Mark Fisher
9:05am
HIV Trends in New Zealand & Cascade of Care
  Dr Sue McAllister
9:30am
’Towards an HIV cure: clinical strategies being tested but will we ever get there?
  Prof Sharon Lewin
10:30am
Morning Tea
Morning Tea
10:50am
Project Pūtoetoe
  Matt Sharpe & Steve McVey
11:10am
NZPrEP Study
  Dr Peter Saxton & Dr Sunita Azariah
11:40am
PrEP Uptake & Rollout
  Joe Rich
12:00pm
Lunch
Lunch
12:45pm
Dual Therapy
  Dr Ken Koh
1:45pm
The Syphilils Epidemic
  Dr Subha Rajanaidu
2:10pm
HIV Stigma Index
  Jane Bruning & Tony Siramporn
2:40pm
Afternoon Tea
Afternoon Tea
3:00pm
An Overview of Recreational Substance Use & Addiction
  Blair Bishop
3:30pm
Flux Study
  Samuel Andrews
4:00pm
Close
Kindly Supported By:
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Sponsors have not had any input into the choice of presenters or the programme content
Kindly Supported By:
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Sponsors have not had any input into the choice of presenters or the programme content

2018 Objectives

The objectives of the seminar will be:
  • To provide an overview of HIV/AIDS epidemiology in New Zealand today
  • To provide an understanding of the current experience of HIV in New Zealand
  • Insight into international responses to HIV from the US and Australia.
  • To provide the basic science associated with HIV including transmission and viral reproduction
  • To provide a brief overview of changing treatment options and complications
  • To provide an understanding of the issues around and the importance of HAART and resistance
  • To provide an update on Mental Health and Ageing with HIV
  • To provide an overview of public health interface with Criminal Law
  • To provide an overview of HIV services delivered in New Zealand today

2018 Guest Speakers

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Dr Sue McAllister
Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago
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Prof Andrew Carr
Director of HIV, Immunology and Infectious Diseases Unit, St Vincent's Hospital, Sydney
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Jo Elvidge
Sexual and Reproductive Health, Ministry of Health
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Dr Charon Lessing
Auckland University of Technology
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Dr Sunita Azariah
Auckland Sexual Health, ADHB
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Dr Peter Saxton
University of Auckland
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A/Prof Mark Thomas
Auckland DHB Infectious Diseases
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Dr Graham Brown
Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society - La Trobe University
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Mark Fisher
Executive Director, Body Positive Inc.
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Jane Brunning
National Coordinator, Positive Women Inc.

2018 Programme

8:30am
Coffee and Registration
Coffee and Registration
9:00am
Welcome and Introductions
  Charlie Tredway
9:05am
HIV Trends in New Zealand
  Dr Sue McAllister
9:30am
PolyPharmacy
  Prof Andrew Carr
10:00am
Sexual & Reproductive Health Action Plan
  Jo Elvidge
10:30am
Morning Tea
Morning Tea
11:00am
Pharmacy Access
  Dr Charon Lessing
11:30am
NZPrEP Study - Progress to Date
  Dr Sunita Azariah
11:50am
PrEP Uptake & Rollout
  Dr Peter Saxton
12:10pm
Combination Prevention
  Prof Andrew Carr
12:30pm
Lunch
Lunch
1:15pm
Dentistry and HIV
  A/Prof Mark Thomas
1:30pm
HIV Futures 8
  Dr Graham Brown
1:55pm
Sexualised Drug Use
  Mark Fisher
2:20pm
HIV and Ageing
  Peer Navigator Team
2:50pm
Afternoon Tea
Afternoon Tea
3:10pm
PozQoL, Valuing quality of life of PLHIV
  Dr Graham Brown
3:40pm
HIV Stigma Index
  Jane Bruning
4:00pm
Close
Kindly Supported By:
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Sponsors have not had any input into the choice of presenters or the programme content

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