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World AIDS Day 2022 Event: Challenges and Perspectives from SUD Treatment Practice

In acknowledgement of World AIDS Day, ISSUP Italy would like to invite you to attend their upcoming Webinar.

First Presentation: The Post COVID-19 AIDS Challenges

The characteristics of HIV infection and how they have evolved over the years will be described, highlighting the major achievements in this field. In particular, the aetiological, epidemiological, clinical and therapeutic aspects will be analysed as they have evolved over the years in the light of scientific acquisitions since the 1980s. Reference will also be made to the impact that COVID-19 has had on HIV-related pathology and its management policies. 

Second Presentation: Symptoms and Psychiatric syndromes and people who use drugs

Symptoms and Psychiatric syndromes among people who use drugs, will also be discussed. Substance use disorders can refer to substance use or substance dependence. Mental health problems and substance use disorders sometimes occur together. More than one in four adults living with serious mental health problems also has a substance use problem. Substance use problems occur more frequently with certain mental health problems, such as Depression, Anxiety Disorders, Schizophrenia, Personality Disorders.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Improved knowledge of the current situation of HIV infection in clinical, therapeutic, and management, aspects.
  • Improved knowledge of mental health problems and substance use disorders.



Prof. Roberto Cauda

Full Professor of Infectious Diseases, Director of the University Department of Security and Bioethics - Catholic University of the Sacred Heart. Director of Infectious Diseases - "A. Gemelli" University Polyclinic Foundation IRCCS. From 2021 to 2022 representative of the Minister for Regional Affairs for the COVID-19 epidemiological risk comparison table. Since 2010 specialist advisor at the General Command of the Carabinieri Corps and since 2020 Scientific Referent of the CSE for COVID 19. Since December 2021 member of SAG Infectious Diseases of EMA. Author of numerous articles and scientific texts, speaker at congresses. Member of scientific societies. Contributor to "La Stampa" for COVID-19.

Prof. Gabriele Sani

Professore associato di Psichiatria (SC 06/D5, SSD MED/25) presso Dipartimento di Neuroscienze, Sezione di Psichiatria, Facoltà di Medicina e Chirurgia, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Roma.

Membro di numerose Segreterie Scientifiche di Congressi e Convegni di psichiatria, tra cui i congressi internazionali “Lo spettro bipolare: le radici e le ali” (maggio 2003), “Fallimenti terapeutici nei pazienti bipolari. Nuove strategie” (gennaio 2005), “La terapia a lungo termine e la ricerca di un benessere stabile nei pazienti bipolari” (gennaio 2006), “Il Disturbo bipolare e la sua terapia” (aprile 2008), “I confini e le comorbidità del Disturbo Bipolare” (gennaio 2009), “Diagnosi e terapia del Disturbo Bipolare: dalla parte della clinica” (marzo 2010) e di Corsi, Conferenze, Convegni dell’Associazione Italiana Lotta allo Stigma (AILAS)


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