The webinar is sponsored by Cipla and will be presented by Dr Leon Levin.
Dr Levin will present a paediatric update of HIV.
Date: 7 June 2022
Topic: HIV in 2022: Paediatric update
Presenter: Dr Leon Levin
Dr Leon Levin MBBCh(Wits), FCPaed(SA), DTM&H is a paediatrician who has been treating HIV infected infants, children and adolescents for the past 26 years. From 2013-2018 he was Head of Paediatric HIV Programmes and is currently Senior Technical Advisor in Paediatrics at Right to Care NGO. He was the Chairman of the Paediatric Subcommittee of the SA HIV Clinicians Society from 1999-2011 and was the convenor of the Southern African HIV Clinicians Society Paediatric Antiretroviral Guidelines 2000, 2002 and 2005 and Coconvenor for the 2009 guidelines. He has been on the SA DOH Paediatric and Adolescent ART Guidelines Committees and is on the Paediatric 3rd line ART Committee for the SA DOH.
He is Paediatric HIV Medical Advisor to one of the larger medical aids He has given numerous lectures and HIV viral resistance workshops throughout Africa. His Current areas of interest include infants, children and adolescents with HIV infection, new paediatric ART formulations, treatment failure and drug resistance and HIV disclosure to adolescents.