Program

May 04, 2018

19:00

Welcome

Stéphane De Wit (Saint-Pierre University Hospital)

19:10

Post-migration HIV-acquisition: the broader context

Chairs: Linos Vandekerckhove (UGent)

 

 

19:10

 

 

 

 

19:30

 

 

 

19:45

 

 

 

 

20:05

 

 

Epidemiological perspective: The role of migration related hardship and forced sex as drivers of post-migration HIV-acquisition
Anne Gosselin, Université Paris Descartes, ANRS-PARCOURS study team

 

Social science perspective: Understanding HIV acquisition: from individual perspectives to contextualized issues
Jasna Loos, Institute of Tropical Medicine

 

Biomedical perspective: Phylogenetic analysis of the Belgian HIV-1 epidemic reveals that local transmission is almost exclusively driven by MSM despite presence of large African migrant communities
Chris Verhofstede, ARL University of Ghent

 

Legal perspective: Human rights and right to health of undocumented migrants/ or medical regularisation and access to care of undocumented migrants in Belgium
Marie Pierre de Buisseret, Belgian Human Rights Ligue
 

20:20

Post-migration HIV-acquisition: the daily reality

Moderators: Michel Moutschen (CHU Liège) & Charlotte Pézeril (Observatoire du Sida & des Sexualités)

 

                     Case discussion: HIV+ migrant testimony

                   Social nurses, ARC

                   Patient support group

20:50

Closure

Chair: Stéphane De Wit (Saint-Pierre University Hospital)

21:00

Dinner

 

May 05, 2018

08:00

Breakfast

9:00

Interventions tackling post-migration HIV-transmission among migrants?

 

Chairs

 

9:00

 

 

 

  

 

9:40

 

  

 

 

 

10:20

Rémy Demeester (CHU Charleroi) & Paul De Munter (KULeuven)

 

HIV-Care:
Restricted access to ARVs for undocumented migrants, a bottle neck to control the HIV epidemic in the EU
Jessika Deblonde, WIV/ISP

 

The role of the medical expert in the legal procedure of migrants living with HIV
Speaker to be identified by Jean-Christophe Goffard, ARC Erasme

 

HIV-testing:
Opt-out testing in a low-threshold health care center.
Speaker to be identified by Xavier de Bethune, Médecin du Monde

 

The role of community mobilisation in community based testing
Trésors Kouadio, Plate-Form, 
 Prevention Sida/sidaids Migrants


 

Prevention:
Collaboration with integration and language classes to promote sexual health among migrants, Zanzu network 
Kaat Van Bosstraeten, Sensoa

 

Promoting PrEP in migrant communities
Séverine Carillon, CEPED - IRD Université Paris Descartes

11:00

Break

 

11:30

The way forward: Perspectives from the different actors

Moderators: Jasna Loos & TBC

 

11:30

Panel discussion

Representatives from ARC, government and NGO

 

12:45

Conclusions and recommendations

             NN

13:00

Sandwich lunch