Opening Session: Challenges of Timely and Integrated Testing and Care

Welcome: Conference objectives and overview
Conference Chairs: Daniel Simões, Adrian Streinu-Cercel

Recent trends and testing initiatives in Romania
Minister of Health Romania, Hon. Sorina Pintea

European Commission policy of integration of infectious diseases
Vytenis Andriukaitis, European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety (by video)

 

HIV and HCV trends in the EU
Andrew J. Amato Gauci, European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC)

The WHO targets in the European Region
Masoud Dara on behalf of Regional Director Zuzsanna Jakab, WHO Regional Office for Europe

European Community Perspective on stigma as a continued barrier to testing for Hepatitis/HIV
Sini Pasanen, Civil Society Forum

The HIV in Europe initiative – past, present and future
Brian Gazzard, Chelsea and Westminister Hospital