Monday: Booth and Poster Presentations on PMTCT, Option B+, OVC; Satellite on Women, HIV, and NCDs

Poster Exhibition: Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC)

{Photo credit: Jessica Charles/MSH, Nigeria.}

CUBS Nigeria. {Photo credit: Jessica Charles/MSH, Nigeria.}

From 12:30 to 14:30 on Monday, July 21, meet MSH colleagues working with orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) in Nigeria and Lesoto.

At MOPE367, meet Megh Jagriti, senior technical advisor, Building Local Capacity (BLC) for Delivery of HIV Services in Southern Africa. His poster is called: “Evidence based OVC programming – optimizing resources and ensuring impact in Lesotho.”

At MOPE413, hear more about, “Using organizational capacity building to ensure the sustainability of community-based interventions for orphans and vulnerable children: lessons from the CUBS project in Nigeria.” (This poster by Obialunamma (“Oby”) Onoh will be presented today by an MSH colleague.)

Booth 312

Join us all day, Monday, July 21, in the exhibition centre at booth #312 for information and conversation on prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) of HIV, including Malawi’s Option B+. (Learn more about Option B+ for PMTCT)

18:30 – Satellite Session on Women, HIV, and NCDs

Also on Monday: Join us for a special satellite session on women, HIV & AIDS, and non-communicable diseases (NCDs) at 18:30 in plenary room 3. Join the conversation on Twitter with hashtag #womenHIVNCDs.

[ MONDAY, JULY 21 | 18:30-20:30 in Plenary Room 3.]

Women, HIV/AIDS, and Non-Communicable Diseases

MONDAY, JULY 21 | 18:30-20:30 in Plenary Room 3

Co-sponsored by MSH, The American Cancer Society, and Medtronic.

Join us to examine and discuss addressing HIV co-morbidities in AIDS and non-AIDS related events; the role of health systems in integrating non-communicable disease (NCD) care into HIV care models; lessons that can be leveraged and applied beyond 2015; and how primary health care models can be adapted in this context of an emerging global burden of chronic NCDs while ensuring sustainability, cost-effectiveness, and efficiency in lower and middle-income countries.

Refreshments will be served.