Meet Christine Onyango

Christine Onyango, deputy director of results and knowledge management at Grant Management Solutions (GMS), presented three posters at AIDS 2014.

On Wednesday, July 23, Onyango presented: “Morocco ends ART stock-outs using the Electronic Dispensing Tool (EDT)”:

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Christine Onyango, MSH. {Photo credits: Rachel Hassinger/MSH.}

Christine Onyango. {Photo credit: Rachel Hassinger/MSH.}

Christine Onyango, MSH.

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“Morocco ends ART stock-outs using EDT”

On Thursday, July 24, she presented two posters: (1) “Measuring performance of short-term technical support (STTS) to Global Fund grants: a unique setting to assess effectiveness”; and (2) “Measuring Effectiveness of Global Fund-Related Short-Term Technical Support (STTS) on Grant Management Bottlenecks: Results from 43 STTS Interventions in 24 Countries”.

Christine Onyango, MSH.

Christine Onyango, MSH.

Christine Onyango discussing the poster with an AIDS 2014 delegate.

Christine Onyango discussing the poster with an AIDS 2014 delegate.

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(Photo credits: Rachel Hassinger/MSH)

Video: Meet Chinwe Owunna

Chinwe Owunna of Management Sciences for Health (MSH) describes the active surveillance approach used by the US Agency for International Development (USAID)-funded Systems for Improved Access to Pharmaceuticals and Services (SIAPS) Program in Swaziland to increase understanding of medicines safety and risk/benefit context for TB and HIV patients.

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More about SIAPS

Meet MSH Poster Presenters

The International AIDS Society accepted 17 posters by MSH staff.

(Meet more MSH staff on Wednesday and Thursday 12:30-14:30.)

Tuesday, July 21

Sam Wanamama, Uganda

Sam Wanamama presented on “Follow up of circumcised clients at 48-hours post-surgery in Uganda: reducing adverse events and reinforcing prevention messages.” {Photo credits: Christine Rogers/MSH.}

// Learn more about Strengthening TB and AIDS Response – Eastern Region >>

Monday, July 20

Megh Jagriti, Southern Africa

 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.” {Photo credit: Barbara Ayotte/MSH.}

Megh Jagriti, senior technical advisor, Building Local Capacity (BLC) for Delivery of HIV Services in Southern Africa, presented on: “Evidence based OVC programming – optimizing resources and ensuring impact in Lesotho.” {Photo credit: Barbara Ayotte/MSH.}

// Learn more about Building Local Capacity for Delivery of HIV Services in Southern Africa >>

Oby Onoh, Nigeria [Candide Tran Ngoc presenting]

(July 20) Poster from Nigeria on “Using organizational capacity building to ensure the sustainability of community-based interventions for orphans and vulnerable children: lessons from the CUBS project in Nigeria" by Obialunamma (“Oby”) Onoh, presented by Candide Tran Ngoc.  {Photo credit: Barbara Ayotte/MSH.}

“Using organizational capacity building to ensure the sustainability of community-based interventions for orphans and vulnerable children: lessons from the CUBS project in Nigeria,” by Obialunamma (“Oby”) Onoh was presented by Candide Tran Ngoc. {Photo credit: Barbara Ayotte/MSH.}

// Learn more about Community-Based Support for OVC Project >>

 

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.