Asia Pacific HIV Clinical Forum: Integrase Inhibitors

Welcome to the Asia Pacific HIV Clinical Forum website!

The first edition of the Asia Pacific HIV Clinical Forum was held on 31 May and 1 June 2017 in Hong Kong, preceding the APACC 2017.

The meeting was a success with great lectures and exciting discussions! Thank you to our conference supporter ViiV Healthcare for making this meeting possible and to our endorsers: AIDS Society of the Philippines, HealthHIV, HIV/AIDS Coordinating Committee (HACC), Hong Kong Infection Control Nurses Association (HKICNA), HIV-NAT, Hong Kong Society for HIV Medicine (HKSHM), IAPAC, The Japanese Association for Infectious Diseases, Malaysian Society for HIV Medicine (MASHM) for supporting this meeting!

The Asia PacificHIV Clinical Forum focused entirely on the Asia Pacific community and Integrase Inhibitors as Integrase Inhibitors are rapidly gaining a central role in the routine care of HIV infected individuals. The HIV Clinical Forum meetings aim at enhancing the clinical skills and research capabilities of HIV healthcare professionals in regard to this unique class of antiretroviral drugs.

Meeting materials such as abstracts, presentations and webcasts will be made available shortly.

We look forward to welcoming you to the next Asia Pacific HIV Clinical Forum on Integrase Inhibitors!

The Program Chairs,

Charles Boucher, MD, PhD

Charles Boucher, MD, PhD

Patrick Chung-Ki Li, MBBS, FHKCP, FHKAM, FRCP

Patrick Chung-Ki Li, MBBS, FHKCP, FHKAM, FRCP


Jonathan Schapiro, MD

Preliminary Program

Presentations have been posted online on

Wednesday 31 May

11.00h Registration, Reception, Coffee
11.30h Welcome
11.35h Introductions and Goals
HIV Management: State of the Art
Chairs: Charles Boucher and Jonathan Schapiro
11.45h Understanding Viral Suppression
Dan Kuritzkes (USA)
12.45h Q/A and Discussion
14.15h Clinical Experience with Integrase Inhibitors
Yeon-sook Kim (Korea)
14.45h ARV Side effects and Management
Fujie Zhang (China)
15.15h Discussion
15.30h Clinical case: Clinical Management
Wilcon Lam (Hong Kong)
16.30h Social Considerations in HIV treatment decisions in Asian population
Wen-Wei Ku (Taiwan)
17.00h Clinical case: Pediatrics/Women
Nai-Ying Ko (Taiwan)
18.45h Clinical Case presentations
19.45h End of Program
Workshop Dinner

Thursday 1 June

08.30h 2nd line treatment options in Resource Limited Settings
David Cooper (Australia)
09.00h Abstract presentations
09.45h Clinical case presentation
Chia-Jui Yang(Taiwan)
10.15h Discussion
10.45h Closure of the workshop
Charles Boucher

Corporate Support

The 1st Asia Pacific HIV Forum meeting : Integrase Inhibitors was generously supported by an unrestricted educational grant from ViiV Healthcare.





The Asia Pacific HIV Clinical Forum was endorsed by the following organizations. Their support and collaboration played a key role to this meeting’s success and we are proud and honoured to call each and every one of them partners.

AIDS Society of the Philippines_ASP 120x120
Health HIV 120x120
HACC 120x120
HIVnat 120x120
HKICNA 120x120
Hong Kong Society of HIV Medicine_HKSHM 120
JAID Japanese Association for Infectious Diseases 120x120
MASHM 120x120


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