Impact of universal test-and-treat on HIV incidence in Zambia and South Africa: Results of the HPTN 071 (PopART) trial

Richard Hayes, the principal investigator for the HPTN 071 (PopART) study, measuring the impact of universal HIV testing and treatment in Zambia and South Africa will present the primary results of the trial, and discuss the implications of the findings in the context of other trials of universal test-and-treat. PopART was a cluster-randomised trial carried out in 21 communities in Zambia and the Western Cape of South Africa, and the largest HIV prevention trial ever undertaken.

Venue: LSHTM, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, United Kingdom 

Start Date: 09 May 2019 End Date: 09 May 2019

About the speaker

Professor Richard Hayes has been working at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine since 1978, and for much of this period he has headed the MRC Tropical Epidemiology Group whose mission is to develop and apply statistical methods in tropical epidemiology and to carry out research on major public health problems of developing countries.

This event is open to all, seating will be on a first come, first serve basis.

To watch the live stream of the event, visit the LSHTM website.