TOP FINDINGS FROM POSITIVE PERSPECTIVES STUDY AT HIV GLASGOW 2020

During HIV Glasgow 2020, HIV community members and clinicians joined our live webinar ‘New Perspectives on Positive,’ where Positive Perspectives study authors and advisory committee members presented topline findings and discussed recommendations based on the data.

Topics explored in this session included:

  • Positive Perspectives study overview
  • Adherence and diagnosis data from people living with HIV (PLHIV) aged 50 and over
  • Unmet needs stratified by gender, sexual orientation and age
  • The importance of conversations between healthcare providers (HCPs) and PLHIV in reducing HIV care barriers

Expert panellists highlighted key data points from the study that stood out for them, the impact the study results could have for PLHIV across the world, and data gaps that still need to be explored to address unmet needs in HIV care. The session closed with an interactive Q&A, where attendees asked questions about treatment-related challenges for PLHIV, including men who have sex with women, those aged 50 and over, and women.

“The Positive Perspectives study highlighted that HIV healthcare providers need to think about how they engage with heterosexual men, and from a voluntary sector perspective, how we can better provide support to men who have sex with women.”

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EXPERT PANELLISTS

Chinyere Okoli

Chinyere Okoli

Global Scientific Advisor at Viiv Healthcare and Positive Perspectives
Co-author

Frank Spinelli

Frank Spinelli

Medical Director for US Patient Affairs and Positive Perspectives
Co-author

Gary Brough

Gary Brough

Positive Perspectives Co-author;
Lead for Peer Learning,
Partnerships & Policy at Positively
UK; Co-Founder Bloomsbury
Patients Network; Community
Representative for NHIVNA,
London HIV Clinical Forum
and London Fast Track City
Leadership Group

Nneka Nwokolo

Nneka Nwokolo

Senior Global Medical Director
at ViiV Healthcare

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