Destination

Lisbon welcomes you!

LISBON is a city full of stories to tell.

You will find restaurants to suit every taste, or a thousand ways to enjoy the beloved salted cod, bacalhau. It is a site of authenticity, where old customs and ancient history mix with cultural entertainment and hi-tech innovation. And its people are known for their warm welcoming of visitors.

The World Hepatitis Summit 2024 is supported by The Lisbon Tourism Association. You can find plenty of tips and useful information to help you plan your stay in this great city at their website:

Lisbon Portugal Tram

The venue

The World Hepatitis Summit 2024 will take place at Culturgest, in the Caixa Geral de Depósitos. Located in the neighbourhood of Campo Pequeno, this area is known for its gorgeous architecture, buzzy food scene, world-class culture and good public transport network.

www.culturgest.pt

Rua do Arco do Cego 77 Lisboa 1600-316 

Travelling to the venue

Metro: Campo Pequeno

Bus: Campo Pequeno, Praça de Londres and Avenida de Roma

Distance from airport

15 minutes by taxi
30 minutes by public transport:
 
  • 783 is a direct bus from Aeropuerto. It takes 17 minutes (10 stops). Get off at Campo Pequeno – Av. Republica and  Culturgest is 5 minutes walk from there.
  • Vm line is a metro line directly from Aeropuerto. It takes 18 minutes (10 stops). Get off at Saldanha Station and Culturgest is 12 minutes’ walk from there. 

Contact us

If you have any questions, please contact us at: summit@worldhepatitisalliance.org

Hepatitis and PWID/harm reduction 

 

11:35 – 11:40  

Chair: WHO – Intro and set the scene.  

 

11:40 – 11:55  

Co-chair:  EMCDDA – Monitoring viral hepatitis elimination among PWID in Europe. 

 

11:55 – 12:00 

ID 29: Ema Pos (not yet registered) 

Title: If the mountain won’t come to Mohammed: lessons from a decentralized Infectious Disease consultation. 

 

12:05 – 12:10  

ID 152: Brian Conway (Registered in person) 

Title: Community Pop-up Clinic: Cascade of Care and HCV Treatment of Vancouver’s inner-city PWID Populations.

 

12:10 – 12:15 

ID 212: Jasmine West (not yet registered) 

Title: From lived experience to lived expertise: a syndemic approach. 

 

12:15 – 12:20 

ID: 299 Mercy Nyakowa (Registered in person) 

Title: HCV and HBV prevalence and associated risk factors among people who inject drugs (PWIDs) in Kenya 

 

12:20 – 12:25 

ID: 133 Nalinikanta Rajkumar (Registered in person) 

Title: Rapid regimen of HBV vaccination: Does it work for high risk groups?  

 

12:25 – 12:30 

Q&A and closing remarks   

The role of decentralised and community-led services in accelerating progress towards elimination.

Role of harm reduction.