Oral & Poster Presentations

 

*all presenters are MSH staff, unless otherwise noted

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 27

 Oral Presentations
  • OA-318-27    Effectiveness of active TB case finding among prisoners in two prisons in Kabul, Afghanistan | 10:50-11:00, Session Room 10

Presenter: Mohammad Rashidi, NTP Representative

  • OA-328-27    Towards Zero Anti-TB Drugs Stock-Out: Focusing on System Strengthening Brought a Difference in two regions of Ethiopia | 14:10-14:20, Session Room 3

Presenter: Dereje Habte

  • OA-335-27    Improved access to MDR-TB services via decentralized service delivery model in Amhara and Oromia regions, Ethiopia | 14:00-14:10, Session Room 6

Presenter: Degu Jerene

  • OA-336-27    Achieving rapid scale up of MDR-TB treatment using a decentralized, mixed model of patient care; Lessons from Uganda | 14:10-14:20, Session Room 6

Presenter: Raymond Byaruhanga

  • OA-339-27    Burden of MDR TB among contacts of MDR TB cases: results from routine program implementation in Amhara and Oromia Regions of Ethiopia | 14:50-15:00, Session Room 6

Presenter: Muluken Melese

  • OA-350-27    Predictors of mortality among patients registered for TB treatment in Kampala City, Uganda | 15:35-15:45, Session Room 3

Presenter: Deus Lukoye

  • OA-351-27    Exploring gender differences in treatment outcomes among TB patients in Afghanistan: a cross sectional study | 15:45-15:55, Session Room 3

Presenter: Mohammad Rashidi, NTP representative

Poster Presentations

12:15-13:15, Poster Area A, ACC Liverpool

  • PD-604-27    The pattern of rpoB gene mutations from Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates of pulmonary TB patients using Xpert® MTB/RIF in Ethiopia

Presenter: Dereje Habte

  • PD-619-27    Improving the quality of integrated TB-HIV health care services through dual SIMS tool administration and capacity building: experiences from Kebbi State, Nigeria

Presenter: Degu Jerene

  • PD-620-27    Improved TB/HIV collaborative activities via health system strengthening in two regions of Ethiopia

Presenter: Degu Jerene, Dereje Habte

  • PD-622-27    Pattern of TB-HIV co-infection among people living with HIV/AIDS: economic importance of IPT in supported health facilities in Northern Nigeria

Presenter: Degu Jerene

  • PD-645-27    Implementation of digital health tools facilitates strategic information for decision making on TB pharmaceutical management in Tajikistan

Presenter: Maya Kavtaradze

  • PD-650-27    Benefits of implementing an early warning system to improve decision making in five African countries

Presenter: Salama Mwatawala

  • PD-652-27    Uzbekistan’s new approach to tackle the MDR-TB burden through an institutionalized early warning and quantification system

Presenter: Maya Kavtaradze

  • PD-655-27    Effectiveness of a door-to-door outreach strategy on pulmonary TB detection in two health zones in Kinshasa, DRC

Presenter: Berhanemeskal Assefa

  • PD-685-27    Risk scoring system and symptom-based screening as initial steps for detecting diabetes mellitus in TB and HIV clinics in Ethiopia

Presenter: Degu Jerene

  • PD-690-27    TB, HIV and diabetes mellitus tri-directional screening in four hospitals of Ethiopia

Presenter: Degu Jerene

  • PD-691-27    Integrating TB screening in diabetes care through Bangladesh Diabetic Samity (BADAS); moving from pilot to scale-up

Presenter: Sarder Tanzir Hossain

  • PD-701-27    Facilitators and barriers for adoption and implementation of digital health tools: a comparative analysis of 11 diverse countries

Presenter: Kelly Sawyer

  • PD-704-27    The role of mHealth in the management of drug-resistant TB patients at community level in Bangladesh

Presenter: Chris Welch

  • PD-716-27    Effect of a social support package on treatment adherence of DR-TB patients in Bangladesh

Presenter: Sarder Tanzir Hossain

  • PD-737-27    Tuberculosis and pregnancy in a cohort of women receiving antiretroviral therapy in Ethiopia

Presenter: Degu Jerene

  • PD-738-27    Integrating TB screening in routine antenatal care services through engagement of lay providers: lessons from Kampala

Presenter: Deus Lukoye

  • PD-759-27    Sputum Sample transportation system for DR –TB diagnosis and treatment follow up of DR-TB patients

Presenter: Sarder Tanzir Hossain

  • PD-767-27    Experiences and challenges in the scale up of GeneXpert services in Oromia and Amhara regions, Ethiopia

Presenter: Degu Jerene, Dereje Habte

  • PD-772-27    Yield of TB among immigrant populations: lessons from Kyangwali refugee camp in Uganda

Presenter: Enoch Kizito

E-Poster Presentation

13:30-14:45, E-Poster Area, ACC Liverpool

  • EP-141-27     Narrowing the gap between cure and treatment success over four years: sign of improved quality of TB treatment follow-up

Presenter: Dereje Habte


FRIDAY, OCTOBER 28

 Poster Presentations

12:15-13:15, Poster Area A, ACC Liverpool

  • PD-829-28    Factors associated with mortality among children diagnosed with tuberculosis in Kampala City, Uganda

Presenter: Deus Lukoye

  • PD-830-28    Factors affecting treatment outcome of childhood tuberculosis in two regions of Ethiopia

Presenter: Dereje Habte

  • PD-856-28    Outcomes of institutionalizing DOTS in urban settings on tuberculosis case notification and treatment: the case of Kandahar city

Presenter: Mohammad Rashidi, NTP Representative

  • PD-872-28    Drug use reviews: an approach for ensuring the rational use of anti-tuberculosis and antiretroviral medicines in Ukraine

Presenter: Kanjinga Kakanda

  • PD-882-28    Improving ART uptake and treatment outcomes among TB-HIV co-infected patients by implementing a one stop model of care in Kampala, Uganda

Presenter: Enoch Kizito

  • PD-886-28    The yield of TB screening in over 16 million outpatient department visitors in two regions of Ethiopia

Presenter: Degu Jerene, Dereje Habte

  • PD-898-28    Survival and Predictors of Mortality among Multi-drug Resistant Tuberculosis Patients on treatment in Two Regions of Ethiopia

Presenter: Degu Jerene

E-Poster Presentations

12:15-13:15, E-Poster Area, ACC Liverpool

  • EP-148-28     TB detection rates through community mobilization versus household contact investigation in rural South Sudan | E-Poster 1, ACC Liverpool

Presenter: Rudi Thetard

  • EP-168-28     Implementing standard operation procedures for tuberculosis case detection: a solution to tackle TB in 13 provinces of Afghanistan | E-Poster 3, ACC Liverpool

Presenter: Mohammad Rashidi, NTP representative

  • EP-177-28     Contribution of Gene Xpert implementation towards detection of Multi-drug resistant TB in Uganda | E-poster 4, ACC Liverpool

Presenter: Enoch Kizoto

  • EP-180-28       Implementation of Genexpert Technology for Rapid TB Diagnosis in South Sudan:  Lessons Learnt | E-poster 4, ACC Liverpool

Presenter: Rudi Thetard

  • EP-183-28     Distribution of DR-TB following the revised nine criteria for Xpert MTB/RIF testing in Bangladesh | E-poster 4, ACC Liverpool

Presenter: Sarder Tanzir Hossain

  • EP-185-28     It’s broken again: the scenario of GeneXpert machines in Bangladesh | E-poster 4, ACC Liverpool

Presenter: Sarder Tanzir Hossain

 Oral Presentations
  • OA-442-28    Exploring level of knowledge of health care staff on TB infection control measures in Afghanistan | 13:15-14:45, Session Room 11A, ACC Liverpool

Presenter: Mohammad Rashidi, NTP representative

  • OA-444-28    Incidence of Tuberculosis among health workers at public healthcare facilities in two regions of Ethiopia | 16:25-16:35, Session Room 11A, ACC Liverpool

Presenter: Dereje Habte


SATURDAY, OCTOBER 29

Poster Presentations

12:15-13:15, Poster Area A, ACC Liverpool

  • PD-995-29    Enhancing TB detection and diagnosis amongst people living with HIV/AIDS utilizing peripheral TB laboratory service-delivery networks: experiences from Northern Nigeria

Presenter: Degu Jerene

  • PD-1005-29  Yield of Tuberculosis among children with presumptive TB using GeneXpert MTB/RIF assay in two regions of Ethiopia

Presenter: Dereje Habte

  • PD-1032-29  Contribution of health facility patient triaging to the case detection trend in 15 provinces of Afghanistan

Presenter: Mohammad Rashidi, NTP representative

  • PD-1033-29 Impact of TB infection control on patient waiting time and early diagnosis at health facilities in 15 provinces of Afghanistan

Presenter: Mohammad Rashidi, NTP representative

  • PD-1034-29 Effectiveness of tuberculosis infection control committees on implementation of TB Infection control measures at health facilities in Afghanistan

Presenter: Mohammad Rashidi, NTP representative

  • PD-1045-29 Epidemiology of extra-pulmonary tuberculosis in Afghanistan

Presenter: Mohammad Rashidi, NTP representative

  • PD-1080-29 Description of attributes of multidrug resistant tuberculosis cases in Afghanistan: a cross-sectional explanatory assessment

Presenter: Mohammad Rashidi, NTP representative

  • PD-1092-29 Impact of concurrent mental health illness on TB treatment outcomes: a case of Butabika Hospital in Uganda

Presenter: Deus Lukoye

  • PD-1140-29 Cost-effectiveness of the community-based DOTS (CB-DOT) approach for treatment of tuberculosis in Afghanistan

Presenter: Mohammad Rashidi, NTP representative

  • PD-1148-29 Geographic variation of tuberculosis case notification in two regions of Ethiopia and its implication on TB program management

Presenter: Dereje Habte

  • PD-1158-29 Correlation of childhood TB cases’ notification with bacteriologically confirmed pulmonary TB case notification: results from two regions of Ethiopia

Presenter: Degu Jerene, Dereje Habte

  • PD-1152-29 What is the time from symptom onset to the initiation of treatment for tuberculosis patients in Afghanistan?

Presenter: Mohammad Rashidi, NTP representative

  • PD-1159-29 The yield of tuberculosis contact screening in Ethiopia: comparing contacts of bacteriologically confirmed and clinically diagnosed index TB cases

Presenter: Degu Jerene

E-Poster Presentations

12:15-13:15, E-Poster area

  • EP-197-29     Brazil’s ten year experience in scaling up an electronic system to confront MDR-TB: lessons learned and strategies for quality improvement | E-Poster 1, ACC Liverpool

Presenter: Luis Fernando Reciolino

  • EP-199-29     Using the Management Organizational Sustainability Tool (MOST) to strengthen management systems at the National TB and Leprosy Programme in Uganda | E-Poster 1, ACC Liverpool

Presenter: Raymond Byaruhanga

  • EP-200-29     Harnessing digital application to improve recording and reporting for TB control in Bangladesh: roll-out experience and opportunities | E-Poster 1, ACC Liverpool

Presenter: Kelly Sawyer

  • EP-232-29     Improved Tuberculosis contact investigation and Isoniazid Preventive Therapy (IPT) among under-5 children in two regions of Ethiopia | E-Poster 4, ACC Liverpool

Presenter: Degu Jerene

Oral Presentations
  • OA-450-29    Differences in yield of active versus passive contact screening in Urban DOTS supported cities, Afghanistan | 11:20-11:30, Session Room 3A, ACC Liverpool

Presenter: Mohammad Rashidi, NTP representative

  • OA-451-29    Active TB case finding using contact investigation is a more efficient approach compared to targeted community TB screening outreaches | 11:30-11:40, Session Room 3A, ACC Liverpool

Presenter: Raymond Byaruhanga

  • SOA-540-29 Task shifting in TB laboratory service delivery: the experience of non-laboratory technicians in two regions of Ethiopia | 13:38-13:46, Session Room 11A, ACC Liverpool

Presenter: Degu Jerene

  • SOA-543-29 Electronic laboratory specimen (eSpecimen) referral system in Ethiopia: a feasible approach | 14:02-14:10, Session Room 11A, ACC Liverpool

Presenter: Degu Jerene, Dereje Habte