Liverpool to host national HIV conference

Next month (Tuesday, 4th to Friday, 7th April) Liverpool will be host to the British HIV Association (BHIVA) 23rd Annual Conference.

The conference takes place at the BT Convention Centre and will be hosted locally by Emeritus Professor David Back from the University’s Institute of Translational Medicine.

More than 700 delegates are expected to join the plenary sessions, workshops, case presentations and debate.

There will be critical discussion on topics such as – financial restrictions and their effects on clinical care, the implementation of Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PREP), the path to elimination of HIV and new drug development.

Unique opportunity

The Liverpool HIV Group will also be present to discuss their acclaimed drug interactions website and apps ( at a plenary session on Friday 7th and in the exhibition area. There will also be a social programme with a Gala dinner at the Liver Building with the Lord Mayor of Liverpool, Councillor Roz Gladden addressing delegates.

Professor David Back, said: “This event promises to be a unique opportunity for those working in the field of HIV to meet at a world leading conference venue to discuss the issues pertinent today.

“This is the 3rd time that BHIVA have used Liverpool as the venue for the annual meeting, which is testimony not only to the attractive facilities on the waterfront but also the profile of HIV care, clinical and translational research in Liverpool.”

For more information about BHIVA please visit

For more information regarding the Liverpool HIV Group’s drug interaction website and apps please visit

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