We have done our best to offer an exciting scientific programme, composed of plenary presentations and abstract-driven sessions presenting the latest research and topics focusing on our theme “Achieving HIV Epidemic Control in Kenya”.
We have included new special topic sessions that will give an ideal platform to highlight important issues such Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) as part of combination prevention, achieving the 90:90:90 treatments targets and updates from IAS. Also included are clinical case sessions to allow in-depth discussions about clinically challenging problems.
I would like to take the opportunity to thank all those who have worked so hard to make the preparation of this conference a success – the joint organizing committee members from NASCOP and the HIVCSOK.
I am confident that this conference will contribute greatly to improvement of HIV Care and treatment & HIV Prevention as well as life of people living with HIV. I wish everyone a stimulating exchange across disciplines and across nations.
Dr. Martin Sirengo W.
On behalf of the HIV Clinicians Society of Kenya, I am pleased to welcome all delegates and visitors to the 2nd HIV Clinicians Society of Kenya conference which is being jointly hosted With National AIDS and STIs control programme.This conference will be the only National HIV conference in 2016 and is destined to be the most prestigious National annual HIV conference being the first joint conference with National AIDS and STIs control programme (NASCOP) and National AIDS Control Council (NACC).
I am delighted to learn that more than 600 delegates are expected to be in attendance, both National and International. I will welcome each of the delegates and wish them the very best in their deliberations. I would especially like to commend the scientific committee co-chairs Dr. Irene Mukui and Dr. Loice Achieng for their excellent efforts in presenting such a stimulating and interesting conference programme.
The programme includes topics on local and international interests, and stresses on research and measurements to work towards the theme of the conference “ACHIEVING HIV EPIDEMIC CONTROL”.
I would also like to extend my gratitude to the joint organizing committee members from the HIVCSOK, NASCOP and NACC for their overwhelming support and preparation for the conference.In conclusion, let me wish you well for your participation in what looks like a promising exciting conference and I hope this will be the first of many more joint – HIVCSOK/NASCOP/NACC conferences on the scientific and social agenda.
Dr Joseph A Aluoch FRCP EBS
Chairman HIV Clinicians Society of Kenya