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HepHIV 2019 Bucharest Conference: Challenges of Timely and Integrated Testing and Care
The HepHIV 2019 Conference aims to provide an environment in which researchers, civil society and policy makers from Europe meet to address challenges of timely and integrated testing and care within viral hepatitis and HIV.

The HepHIV2017 Malta Conference ended with a Call to action which the HepHIV2019 Conference will address and follow up on with the latest research and steps taken since 2017.
Abstract Submission is now open!

Abstract submission is now open with abstract deadline on 15 October 2018.

Abstract submissions are invited for the HepHIV 2019 Bucharest Conference. The call for abstracts for HepHIV 2019 closes on 15 October 2018 and abstract decisions will be communicated to authors in November 2018.

Submit an abstract and/or register for the conference.

Aims and eligibility
HepHIV abstracts should contain original material from recent work that is not yet in publication. The HepHIV conference encourages research on testing and linkage to care as well as best practice examples and lessons learned. Also abstracts on integrated testing and linkage to care of key populations within the fields of viral hepatitis, HIV, STIs and TB are encouraged.

Abstract categories
Please see below list of topics/ tracks available for submitted abstracts for HepHIV 2019:
1. Integrated testing hepatitis/HIV/TB/STI
2. New testing technologies to increase testing coverage, e.g. home-based HIV testing/sampling (HIV, hepatitis)
3. Capacity building in HIV and/or viral hepatitis testing
4. Monitoring and evaluation of HIV and/or viral hepatitis testing
5. Cost-effectiveness of HIV and/or viral hepatitis testing strategies
6. Linkage to care for HIV and/or viral hepatitis
7. Stigma and legal and regulatory barriers for HIV and hepatitis testing
8. Combination prevention
Registration is now open
Registration for the HepHIV 2019 Conference is now open. Please follow the link to register. It will also be possible to book accommodation at reduced rates when registering for the conference.

Registration fees HepHIV 2019:

Before 23 December 2018        
Regular fee: € 300                  
Reduced fee*: € 200                

After 23 December 2018
Regular fee: € 350
Reduced fee*: € 250 

*applies to Young scientists under 35, participants from Eastern European countries and members of community organisations.

Side Meetings
If you would like to have a side-meeting during the conference, please contact the HepHIV 2019 Secretariat at Please notice that it will not be possible to have side meetings taking place simultaneously with the sessions. Possible options are Sunday 27 January, Monday 28 January before the conference opening and Wednesday 30 January after the conference closure.
It will be possible to have an exhibition stand at the HepHIV 2019 Conference. Please contact the HepHIV 2019 Secretariat at for more information.
Keep an eye on our website for more information or follow HIV in Europe on Facebook and Twitter and #HepHIV2019 for news and updates.