The Union

2.1 From the recent literature on HIV – Stephen Lawn (UK)

Room: MR 2.44–2.46

02.1 Systematic review and meta-analyses of post-mortem studies of HIV-related deaths in resource-limited settings:  prevalence of TB, disseminated TB and renal TB and frequenct of missed pre-mortem TB diagnosis
Stephen Lawn (UK)

In this Meet the Expert session, findings from an important article in the field of HIV, published in August 2015, will be presented and discussed by one of the papers’ co-authors. He will cover the implications of the data regarding 1) scale-up of antiretroviral therapy in resource-limited settings and 2) diagnostic screening for HIV-associated TB:

Prof Stephen D Lawn, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine: Prevalence of Tuberculosis in Post-Mortem Studies of HIV-infected adults and children in resource-limited settings: a systematic review and meta-analysis. AIDS. 2015.

Topics Legend

CLH = Child TB & Lung Health

CS = Civil Society


LH = Lung Health


NCDs = Non-Communicable Diseases

NAPs = Nursing & Allied Professions

TC = Tobacco Control

TB = Tuberculosis

ZOO = Zoonotic TB

RES = Research