Experts Provide HIV Update on Online Webcast. Globally, HIV continues to be a major public health issue. In 2020 alone 680,000 lives were lost to HIV-related causes and the World Health Organization estimates over 37 million people are infected worldwide. The good news is, there has been a lot of advancement in the last 40 years with HIV diagnosis, prevention and treatment. Here to discuss these updates are two of Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center’s HIV specialists. We’re delighted to introduce Professor of Infectious Diseases Dr Susan Koletar and Associate Professor of Infectious Diseases Dr Carlos Malvestutto.
What you’ll learn in this webcast
As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: know the recommended testing options available for the diagnosis of HIV; know the various measures/means to prevent opportunistic and common infections in patients living with HIV; provide an overview of current HIV Pre-exposure prophylaxis modalities; and describe how a comprehensive approach to HIV testing, PrEP, and treatment can help us to end the HIV Epidemic.
You’ll also learn about the following:
- PrEP dosing
- Long-acting injectable PrEP
- Long-acting Antiviral treatment for HIV
- Improving the HIV disparities
- HIV vaccines
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