Icar – HIV, one in 10 people in Italy does not know they are sick
These data will be discussed during the 10th edition of ICAR (Italian Conference on AIDS and Antiviral Research): the event will be held May 22-24, 2018 in Rome. The congress, chaired by Profs Massimo Andreoni, Andrea Antinori and Carlo Federico Perno, will take place at Ergife Palace Hotel. More than eight hundred specialists are expected, including researchers, physicians, specialists from various fields involved in the care and treatment of HIV infection, volunteers from associations involved in the fight against AIDS.
ICAR Is organized under the auspices of the SIMIT, Italian Society of Infectious and Tropical Diseases and with the sponsorship of all the major scientific societies in the area of infectious and virological.
Icar, testing in the Piazza in Rome
Rapid test for HIV and Hcv in the Spanish Steps: free, anonymous, reliable and takes only a few minutes. The test, sponsored by Janssen, will be carried out by health personnel from the Villa Maraini Foundation. Appointment Saturday 19 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday 20 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Once again this year’the event aims to address issues related to treatment and prevention
Of viral infections, also opening up to civil society. In this sphere, the appointment is renewed with the
the artistic context involving schools “RaccontART” and the’offer of rapid HIV and HCV testing in some
ROMAN PLACES. Also confirmed are the Young Researcher Scholarships, Scholarship Community
as well as the’important appointment of the “ICAR-CROI Awards”, dedicated to the young Italian excellences
selected at the recent CROI Congress in Boston by a jury of American scientists. Focus, during the
congress, on new therapeutic strategies, enabling long-term management of the
HIV patients, and on the’eradication of hepatitis C in patients co-infected with HIV and HCV.