Maltese EU Presidency and ECDC conference: Fast-track the end of AIDS in the EU

EMCDDA Director Alexis Goosdeel is in Malta today where he will speak at the opening session of a two-day conference on HIV, co-organised by the Maltese EU Presidency and the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC).

HIV experts from across the EU will gather at the event to prepare Europe to fast track the end of AIDS by 2030. Mr Goosdeel will focus on ‘HIV drugs and risk behaviours — what have we learnt and what are the challenges for the future'.

On the occasion of the meeting, ECDC will publish an overview of achievements and gaps in the European HIV response, illustrating how countries addressed the HIV epidemic in 2016, based on their commitment outlined in the Dublin Declaration on Partnership to Fight HIV/AIDS in Europe and Central Asia. The EMCDDA contributed to this overview with data on the HIV situation and prevention coverage among people who inject drugs.

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