Free webinar on Monday, June 13: ‘Ending HIV transmissions by 2030: the impact of HIV treatment as prevention’

Graham Robson June 11, 2022

The Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) is inviting you to join a FREE webinarEnding HIV transmissions by 2030: the impact of HIV treatment as prevention – sponsored by HIV / sexual health charity Terrence Higgins Trust (THT) on Monday, June 13 from 7pm.

The UK government has committed to ending HIV transmissions in the UK by 2030. A fundamental component of the work to achieve this is the fact that HIV treatment is also prevention. ‘Can’t Pass It On’ and ‘Undetectable = Untransmittable (U=U)’ describe the fact that people living with HIV who are on effective treatment cannot pass the virus on to their sexual partners. U=U is a game changing message that has revolutionised how we talk about HIV. It helps to dismantle HIV stigma; it promotes HIV testing, it encourages treatment and engagement in care and it has the potential to transform the reproductive, sexual, social and personal lives of people living with HIV.

Chaired by Dr Toni Hazell, Portfolio GP, this free online webinar featuring experts in the field, as well as a panel of people living with HIV, will enable you to both understand the evidence supporting this message and confidently discuss this in practice with patients and colleagues.

Speakers include:

  • Professor Alison Rodger, Professor of Infectious Diseases and HIV at University College London
  • Dr Melissa Gardner, GP and Director of the social enterprise Sexual Health in Practice (SHIP)
  • Bruce Richman, Founding Executive Director of the Prevention Access Campaign which launched the U=U movement
  • Dr Michael Brady, Medical Director at THT

The event is free to attend but you must register to reserve your place. To do so, CLICK HERE