Every other year, the National AIDS & STI Control Program, Ministry of Health and the HIV Clinician Society of Kenya convene the HIV community to share innovations and strategies towards achievement of epidemic control goals in the fight against HIV in Kenya. The biennial conference serves as the inflection point in the management of HIV exposed and infected persons. It brings together government officials, development partners, international and local institutions of higher learning, local and international HIV experts and researchers, public and private practitioners, implementing partners and organizations of persons living with HIV, among others. The theme of this year’s conference is “Through the Double Pandemic: Sustaining the Gains made in HIV Prevention and Treatment during COVID-19.” The 2021 HIV Prevention, Care and Treatment Scientific Conference will be hybrid and will take place as from the 28th September -01st October,2021.
The conference will include a mix of expert led plenary sessions, case based clinical discussions, abstract driven sessions, symposia sessions and round table discussions. The sessions will cover novel HIV prevention approaches, HIV testing approaches, HIV among children , adolescents and youth, HIV and ageing and HIV in the aged, ethics of HIV research, data use and sharing, sustainability of HIV financing, what does quality of HIV care mean beyond viral suppression?, comorbidities and co-infections, the threat of HIV drug resistance among other exciting topics.