Frank de Wolf presents at 6th Ethnic Minority Conference

17 October 2011

SHM’s director, Frank de Wolf was invited to deliver the closing plenary session at the 6th Ethnic Minority Conference held on 14 October 2011 in Amersfoort, the Netherlands. During his presentation “HIV among ethnic minorities in the Netherlands; the people behind the data” Prof. de Wolf discussed the fact that immigrants with HIV are a substantial group within the HIV population in the Netherlands. The majority of HIV infected immigrants originate from sub-Saharan Africa and within that subgroup, many are infected in the region of origin. He went on to discuss stage of infection at time of diagnosis, start of cART, virological failure, AIDS and death rates in migrant populations. Download the presentation.

Further information regarding the conference can be found on the Life 2 Live website,