Breaking HIV science news from the 20th CROI (Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections)

A seminar co-organized by UNAIDS Science now and the WHO HIV Knowledge Seminars, occurred on 25 March 2013, between 14h00-16h00 at the Kofi A Annan Conference Room of the UNAIDS/WHO D building in Geneva. The seminar was webcast live and a recording is found here.

Topics include: Functional Cure of infant, EFV exposure during pregnancy, TDF use in children, New HCV treatments, Malawi B+ experience, Home oral testing and initiation of ARVs, Integrated care in ANC and effect on cascade, Swaziland  study (ICAP and CDC)


  • Meg Doherty, WHO HIV treatment and care coordinator, “Overview on CROI highlights”
  • Peter Godfrey-Faussett, UNAIDS Senior Science Adviser, “VOICE trial results – implications for PrEP, for HIV prevention research and for South African women”
  • Hailey Getahun, WHO STB Department TB/HIV and community engagement Coordinator, “HIV/TB Research”
  • Interactive discussion