Please join MSH and our partners at the 17th International Conference on AIDS and STIs in Africa (ICASA) December 7 – 11 in Cape Town, South Africa, for a special talk-show style event on targeting zero in the post-2015 world on December 9, abstract and poster presentations by MSH staff, an interactive conference booth, and much more.
Targeting Zero Together: What Will It Take?
Join us for a special talk-show style panel and reception at Southern Sun The Cullinan Hotel, located across the street from the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) in South Africa on Monday, December 9, 2013, from 6 to 9 pm. RSVP requested: Facebook or email.
Monday, December 9, 2013
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Southern Sun The Cullinan Hotel
Protea 1 & 2
- Lois Chingandu, Executive Director, SAfAIDS
- Scott Kellerman, Global Technical Lead HIV/AIDS, Management Sciences for Health
- Tracey Naledi, Director of Health Impact Assessment, Western Cape Department of Health
- Steven T. Smith, Health Attaché and Regional Representative for Southern Africa, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
- …and more special guests!
RSVP requested: on Facebook or by email.
Saturday, December 7
- Session 1, Track E:
New Evidence, New Thinking: HIV Prevention Communication Training Bridges the Gap from Research to Practice. Paul Waibale, Building Local Capacity for Delivery of HIV Services in Southern Africa (BLC) Project.
Sunday, December 8
- Session 1, Track B:
Understanding the Factors Influencing the Duration of First-Line Regimens in an Ageing Antiretroviral Treatment Programme. Stephanie Berrada, Systems for Improved Access to Pharmaceuticals and Services (SIAPS) Program.
- Session 1, Track D:
Comparison of Sexual Risk Behaviour Between HIV Positive Men and HIV Negative Men in Gauteng and the Western Cape. Hloni Mabuza, BLC Project.
- Session 1, Track E:
Improving HIV Management in Botswana Hospitals Through the Quality Improvement and Leadership Program: The Case of Mahapye and the Scottish Livingstone Hospitals. Katie Reichert, BLC Project.
- Session 2, Track D:
The Role of Small Grants in Enhancing and Aligning HIV Prevention Activities in Resource Constrained Rural Communities of the Zululand District, Kwazulu-Natal. Bright Phiri, SIAPS Program.
Tuesday, December 10
- Session 2, Track B: A Systematic Review of Demand-Side factors Affecting ART Initiation and Adherence for Pregnant an Postpartum Women Living with HIV. Sarah Konopka, African Strategies for Health (ASH) Project.
- Session 2, Track B: Erik Schouten, MSH Malawi, A Systematic Review of Interventions to Reduce Mortality Among HIV-Infected Pregnant and One-Year Postpartum Women (Presented by Scott Kellerman and Jackie Sallet)
- Session 2, Track D: Christopher Colvin, ASH Project, A Systematic Review of Health System Barriers to and Enablers of ART for Pregnant and Postpartum Women with HIV
Monday, December 9, 17:00
- Assessing the Progress of HIV and AIDS Indicators: Can Regional Level Results from Household Surveys Be Used for Program Monitoring? Luigi Ciccio, Uganda Strengthening TB and AIDS Response – Eastern Region (STAR-E) Project.
Tuesday, December 10, 16:45-18:15
- Scale-Up of Cervical Cancer Screening and Integration with STI Services: The Experience from Eastern Uganda. Jennifer Acio, Uganda STAR-E Project.
Visit us at Booth 21
Meet MSH staff at our booth (21) in Hall 1 and pick up free materials during exhibit hall hours. MSH staff will highlight different areas of our HIV & AIDS work each day.
Hours and Themes:
- Saturday, December 7: 10am-1:30pm; MSH in Africa and Inside Story
- Sunday, December 8: 10am-7pm; Health systems, HIV, and other health issues
- Monday, December 9: 10am-5:30pm; Pediatric AIDS
- Tuesday, December 10: 10am-7pm; Building Local Capacity Project
- Wednesday, December 11: 10am-4pm; Pharmaceutical Systems and Services