Program and Presentations

May 04, 2018

 

18:30

 

19:00

 

Registration and Welcome coffee

 

Welcome

Stéphane De Wit (Chair BREACH)

19:10

Post-migration HIV-acquisition: the broader context

Chairs: Linos Vandekerckhove (UGent) & Jean-Christophe Goffard (ULB)

 

 

19:10

 

 

 

 

19:30

 

 

 

19:50 

 

 

 

 

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

 

Social science perspective: Understanding HIV acquisition: from individual perspectives to contextualized issues
Christiana Nöstlinger, 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

  

20:10

HIV and migrants: the daily reality

Moderators: Ludwig Apers (ITG) & Charlotte Pézeril (Université Saint-Louis)

 

          

              Case discussion and testimony

              Ddungu Charles & Tabana Robert (Muungano support group), Grâce  Ntunzwenimana                  (Groupe Mandela)          

20:50

Closure

Chair: Stéphane De Wit (Chair BREACH)

21:00

Dinner

 

May 05, 2018

08:30

Registration and welcome coffee

9:00

Interventions tackling post-migration HIV-transmission among migrants?

 

Chairs

 

9:00

 

 

 

9:20

 

 

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, Sciensano (WIV/ISP)

 

Legal perspective: 
Medical regularization and access to care of undocumented migrants in Belgium
Marie-Pierre de Buisseret, Belgian Human Rights Ligue 

 

HIV-testing:
Testing in a low-threshold health care center.
Xavier de Bethune & Bo de Fooz, Médecins 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 (Paris Descartes University) - IRD

11:00

Break

 

11:20

Leaving nobody behind : the way forward

Moderators: Christiana Nöstlinger (ITM) & Lucie Seyler (UZ Brussel)

 

11:20

Panel discussion

 

 

12:00

Conclusions and recommendations

        

12:15

Sandwiches lunch