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The International AIDS Conference is the world’s largest open scientific conference on HIV/AIDS.

This annual conference provides an important stage for scientists, members of civil society, people living with HIV/AIDS, multilateral organizations, and policymakers to share and debate research and best practices. PEPFAR features prominently this year, with both oral and poster presentations.

This page is your one-stop guide to PEPFAR's participation in the 20th International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2014) in Melbourne, Australia.

 

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Recap of the Conference
 

AIDS 2014: A Week of Heartbreak, Hope, and Renewed Commitment

Blog by PEPFAR's Global AIDS Coordinator, Ambassador Deborah L. Birx, M.D.

Ambassador Birx Reflects on AIDS 2014 Highlights

Blog by Ronald Valdiserri, M.D., M.P.H., Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health, Infectious Diseases, and Director, Office of HIV/AIDS and Infectious Disease Policy, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services 

 

AIDS 2014: What Happened and What’s Next?
 

On August 7, PEPFAR's Global AIDS Coordinator, Ambassador Deborah L. Birx, M.D., participated in a panel discussion hosted by the Kaiser Family Foundation and the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS); which assessed the major outcomes of the 2014 International AIDS Conference. Video» Photo Album»

 

 

Share The Facts

@PEPFAR directly supported life-saving treatment for more than 6.7 mill people worldwide as of Sept 2013.

#DidYouKnow: In 2013, PEPFAR supported #HIV testing & counseling to ensure that more than 12.8 mill pregnant women knew their HIV status

FACT: @PEPFAR has supported more than 4.7 mill voluntary medical male circumcisions (#VMMC) for #HIV prevention. #AIDS2014 #AIDSFreeGen

Because of @PEPFAR more than 57.5 mill people received #HIV testing & counseling in 2013. #AIDS2014 

FACT: More than 1 mill babies have been born HIV-free because of @PEPFAR support – something unimaginable a decade ago. #AIDS2014 

 

 

 

 

Graphics

During AIDS 2014, share these graphics to highlight the progress that has been made in the fight against AIDS and the PEPFAR vision:

 
Date: 07/21/2014 Description: Latest PEPFAR Results (as of World AIDS Day 2013) © PEPFAR

PEPFAR's Schedule of Key Sessions at AIDS 2014 Conference

While there were many important presentations that were made at this conference, this schedule gives you a snapshot of the presentations PEPFAR paid close attention to at AIDS 2014.

To jump to a particular date or to the schedule of Poster Exhibtions, click on the link below.

 

 

SUNDAY, July 20

Session Time Presenting Author Pres. Title Pres. Type Venue Session Code
11:15 - 13:15 Yogan Pillay, South Africa
Gottfried Hirnschall, WHO
WHO Consolidated ARV Guidelines: What’s new in 2014? Updated guidance on the prevention and management of HIV and related co-infections   Melbourne Room 1 SUSA14
13:30 - 15:30 Gottfried Hirnschall, WHO
Nafsiah Mboi, Indonesia
Taking the pulse: WHO 2014 Global Update on the HIV/AIDS Health Sector Response   Melbourne Room 1 SUSA23
15:45 - 17:45 Jhpiego and USAID's Maternal, Newborn and Child Health Integrated Program (MCHIP) Satellite on Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision "From Research to Practice to Impact: Lessons from the VMMC Scale-Up" Yogan Pillay will be one of the panelists Satellite Room 104 SUSA36
15:45 - 17:45 Karen Hardee (Evidence Project, USAID/GH/PRH) Ending the Epidemic in Adolescents (sponsored by UNICEF) Satellite Room 101-102 SUSA34
15:45 - 17:45 Ambassador Deborah Birx, MD A NEW TARGET FOR HIV TREATMENT SCALE-UP: Ending the AIDS epidemic   Room 105-106 SUSA37
 

 

 

MONDAY, July 21

Session Time Presenting Author Pres. Title Pres. Type Venue Session Code
7:00 - 8:30 Ambassador Deborah L. Birx, M.D., David Stanton Changing the Course of the Epidemic: Using Data, Modeling, Economic Analyses, and Innovation to Improve Program Impact Satellite Room 104 WESA04
13:00 - 14:00 Ashraf Grimwood Young Pregnant Women Have Increased Risks of Vertical Transmission of HIV and Poor Uptake of Early Infant Diagnosis in South Africa Oral Abstract Room 109-110 MOPDB0103
13:00 - 14:00 Webster Mavhu* Piloting early infant male circumcision using two devices in Zimbabwe: a randomized trial Oral Poster Discussion Session Room 104 MOPDC0102
13:00 -14:00 Ugochukwu Amanyeiwe Trading sex and building capital: sexual identity and the programmatic challenge of reaching young African MSM Oral Abstract Room 105-106 MOPDD0106
16:30 - 18:00 Brent Matthysen Using community-based organizations' local knowledge and participatory and GIS mapping approaches to improve condom availability in rural Gert Sibande District, South Africa - Lessons from a pilot intervention Oral Abstract Plenary 3 MOAE0203
16:30 - 18:00 Brent Matthysen Using community-based organizations' local knowledge and participatory and GIS mapping approaches to improve condom availability in rural Gert Sibande District, South Africa - Lessons from a pilot intervention” Poster Exhibition Plenary 3 MOAE0203
16:30-18:00 Laura Nyblade Creating Stigma-free Health Facilities: Lack of HIV Care Policies, Protocols, Materials, Exacerbate Health Worker Fear of HIV Transmission and Stigmatizing Avoidance Behaviors, Evidence from Six Country Settings Oral Abstract Melbourne Room 1 MOAE0302
16:30-18:00 Barbara Mukasa Utilizing available HIV/AIDS infrastructure as a gateway to effective case finding and management of non-communicable diseases (NCDS) including hypertension, diabetes and mental disorders at Mildmay, Uganda Oral Abstract Plenary 1 MOAE0105LB
16:30-18:00 Samson Kironde*, F. Ajok, A. Mugume, P. Magoola Responding appropriately to the complex health needs of most-at-risk populations in hard-to-reach areas: Improving HIV outcomes through integrated service delivery to fishing communities of the Sigulu Islands in Uganda Oral Abstract Plenary 1 MOAE0103
18:30 - 20:30 Tim Lane Increasing PMTCT and paediatric HIV and TB treatment coverage through Community Health Workers: Lessons and results from using new WHO-UNICEF HIV-adapted community materials.’ Oral Abstract Room 105-106 MOSA16
18:30 - 20:30 Wilbroda (Hloli) Ngidi Increasing PMTCT and paediatric HIV and TB treatment coverage through Community Health Workers: Lessons and results from using new WHO-UNICEF HIV-adapted community materials.’ Oral Abstract Room 105-106 MOSA16
18:30 - 20:30 Emmanuel Njeuhmeli* Key Programmatic Challenges of the Acceleration of VMMC for HIV Prevention: Cost, Demand Creation, Efficiencies and Quality of Services Satellite Plenary 1 MOSA09

 

TUESDAY, July 22

Session Time Presenting Author Pres. Title Pres. Type Venue Session Code
7:00 - 8:30 Sandra Thurman, A. Cornelius Baker Creative Solutions to Challenging Contexts: Reaching and Serving Key and Vulnerable Populations Satellite Room 111-112 TUSA07
12:30-14:30 Hellen Siril/Management and Development for Health, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania Social network characteristics of PLWH enrolled in the Agents of Change study Poster Exhibition Exhibition, Ground Level TUPE196
13:00 -14:00 R. Suzanne Beard, CDC/Atlanta National Prevalence of Transmitted HIV Drug Resistance in Swaziland in 2011 Oral Poster Discussion Session Room 103 TUPDC0103
13:00 -14:00 Wolfgang Hladik High HIV risk and vulnerability among partners of sex workers: a qualitative study in Kampala, Uganda Poster Exhibition Room 109-110 TUPDC0202
13:00 -14:00 Wolfgang Hladik, CDC/Atlanta High HIV transmission potential, late HIV diagnosis, and viral load among female sex workers in Kampala, Uganda Oral Poster Discussion Session Room 109-110 TUPDC0202
16:30 - 18:00 Deborah Birx, United States
James Kamau, Kenya
Follow the Money: Financing and Resource Allocation for HIV Responses   Room 203-204 TUAE02
18:30 - 20:30 Emmanuel Njeuhmeli* Can New Technologies Improve Efficiency in VMMC and EIMC Scale up Satellite Melbourne Room 1 TUSA12

 

WEDNESDAY, July 23

Session Time Presenting Author Pres. Title Pres. Type Venue Session Code
7:00 - 8:30 Prof Olive Shisana, Prof Leickness Simbayi, Prof Thomas Rehle A)Are we there yet? Stepping up the pace through 2012 National HIV Prevalence and Behavioral Surveys: Botswana, Kenya and South Africa. B)Botswana AIDS Impact Survey results, 2012. C)Kenya AIDS Indicator Survey, 2012. D)South Africa National HIV Prevalence, Incidence and Behaviour Survey 2012 Satellite Room 101-102 WESA16
12:30 -14:30 Allan Omalla Cellular and Soluble Immune Activation Markers are Associated with HIV-1 Infection in Rural Uganda Poster Exhibition Exhibition, Ground Level WEPE004
13:00 -14:00 Rebecca Brown*

1. F. Cataldo
2. Monique van Lettow
Understanding adolescents ART adherence: findings from a multidisciplinary study in Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. Poster Discussion Room 105-106 WEPDE0101
16:30 -18:00 Dr Zenebe Melaku/ ICAP-Columbia University ART eligibility at enrollment and time antiretroviral therapy initiation in Ethiopia Oral Abstract Session Plenary 1 WEAE0103
16:30 -18:00 Dr. Sylvia Ojoo/Institute of Human Virology, University of Maryland Sustained improvement in ART outcomes in a large cohort in sub-Saharan Africa: setting programmatic standards for treatment as prevention Oral Abstract Session Plenary 1 WEAE0104

 

THURSDAY, July 24

Session Time Presenting Author Pres. Title Pres. Type Venue Session Code
13:00 -14:00 Naomi Bock, CDC/Atlanta Changes in Viral Load after Home-based HIV Testing and Counselling - Swaziland Oral Poster Discussion Session Room 105-106 THPDC0104
13:00 -14:00 Eliud Akama/KEMRI Impact of a male centered rapid results initiative approach on PMTCT services in FACES supported MOH facilities in Nyanza Province Oral Poster Discussion Session Room 111-112 THPDE0103
13:00-14:00 Kathryn Flemming* Pharmacokinetics of anti-tuberculosis drugs in HIV-positive and HIV-negative adults in Malawi Poster Discussion Room 103 THPDB0101
14:30 -16:00 Olivia Chang/ Pangaea Global AIDS Risk Factors Associated with HCV Infection and Prevalence of HIV-HCV Co-infection among People who Inject Drugs Receiving Medication-Assisted Treatment in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania Oral Abstract Session Melbourne Room 1 THAC0405
14:30 -16:00 Benjamin Nieto-Andrade Effectiveness of inter-personal communication activities and TV advertisements on HIV risk reduction behaviors among Female Sex Workers (FSW) in 5 provinces of Angola: Benguela, Cunene, Huambo, Huila, and Luanda Oral Abstract Plenary 2 THAC0304
14:30 -16:00 Ilda Kuleba; Benjamin Andrade Nieto Effectiveness of inter-personal communication activities and TV advertisements on HIV risk reduction behaviors among female sex workers (FSW) in 5 provinces of Angola: Benguela, Cunene, Huambo, Huila, and Luanda (2013) Oral Abstract Session Plenary 2 THAC0304
14:30-16:00 Arin Dutta Costing of Mozambique's HIV Acceleration Plan: Strategically Using Costing Data to Step up Financial and Human Resources to Successfully Reach those Most at Need Oral Abstract Plenary 3 THAE0101
16:30 - 18:00 1. Monique van Lettow*
2. R. Bedell
3. I. Mayuni
4. G. Mateyu
Elimination of Mother to Child Transmission of HIV: Performance of Different Models of Care for Initiating Lifelong Antiretroviral Therapy for Pregnant Women in Malawi (Option B+) Oral Abstract Session Plenary 3 THAX0102
16:30 - 18:00 Sarah Auma* Contribution of Lay Health Providers in Scaling Up Option B+ Interventions: A Case of Concerted Efforts of Mentor Mothers through Psychosocial Support Groups in East Central Uganda Oral Abstract Session Plenary 3 THAX0104
18:30 - 20:30 -- Strategic Roles for Health Communication in Combination HIV Prevention and Care Programs (JAIDS Supplement Launch) Satellite Plenary 1 THSA05

 

FRIDAY, July 25

Session Time Presenting Author Pres. Title Pres. Type Venue Session Code
11:00 -12:30 Dr. Dan Koros, CDC/Kenya Hitting it big and fast- The Kenya Experience on HTC and VMMC 2013 Joint National Campaign Oral Abstract Session Room 109-110 FRAE0101
11:00 -12:30 Amon Nhkata and Zebedee Mwandi Age, adverse events, HTC uptake and HIV prevalence: Results from a 6-week joint Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision campaign in Malawi Oral Abstract Room 109-110 FRAE0103
11:00 -12:30 1. Amon Nhkata*
2. Zebedee Mwandi
Age, adverse events, HTC uptake and HIV prevalence: Results from a 6-week joint Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision campaign in Malawi   Room 109-110 FRAE0103
16:30 -18:00 M. Schmitz, CDC/Kenya HIV Exposed Infant Cohort Analysis: Results from an Innovative Method for Routinely Monitoring Longitudinal Outcomes of HIV Exposed Infants, Kenya Oral Abstract Session Plenary 1 FRAB0103

 

POSTER EXHIBITIONS

Exhibition Date Presenting Author Pres. Title Pres. Type Venue Session Code
Duration of conference Joseph Ombayo Performance of Dried Blood Spot specimens prepared under field conditions to identify virologic failure among Kenyan children on antiretroviral therapy Poster Exhibition   LBPE11
Duration of conference M. Mahomed Time to complete wound healing post-circumcision using the PrePex™ device in Maputo, Mozambique Poster Exhibition Exhibition Hall, ground floor LBPE26
Duration of conference M.E. Schmitz Performance of Dried Blood Spots prepared under field conditions to identify virologic failure among adults and children on antiretroviral therapy in Kenya. Poster Exhibition Late Breaker LBPE11
Duration of conference Barbara Engelsmann More than Meds: Community based management of ART adherence for Orphans and Vulnerable Children in rural Zimbabwe, Comprehensive services for the prevention of mother to child transmission, including early childhood development, child care and nutrition support Oral Poster Exhibition, Ground Level LBPE38
Duration of conference Barbara Engelsmann The acceptability of and barriers to male partner participation in PMTCT programs: A cross sectional survey among male partners of pregnant or lactating women in Zimbabwe Oral Poster Exhibition, Ground Level LBPE38

Monday,

July 21

Sonia Morales Miranda/Universidad del Valle de Guatemala Prevalence of STI and performance of syndromic management in female sex workers, Guatemala, 2007-2012 Poster Exhibition Exhibition Hall, ground floor MOPE175

Monday,

July 21

Sonia Morales Miranda/Universidad del Valle de Guatemala Use of urine, anal and oropharyngeal samples to detect STIs among men who have sex with men in Guatemala City, Guatemala, 2012-2013 Poster Exhibition Exhibition Hall, ground floor MOPE176

Monday,

July 21

Wolfgang Hladik, CDC/Atlanta Prevalence of Rape and Client-Initiated Gender-Based Violence among Female Sex Workers – Kampala, Uganda, 2012 Poster Exhibition Exhibition Hall, ground floor MOPE271

Monday,

July 21

Wolfgang Hladik, CDC/Atlanta High HIV risk and vulnerability among partners of sex workers: a qualitative study in Kampala, Uganda Poster Exhibition Exhibition Hall, ground floor MOPE268

Monday,

July 21

Dr. Irene Mukui/
National AIDs and STI Control Program, Ministry of Health Kenya
Prevalence of pre-treatment Antiretroviral Drug Resistance among HIV-1 patients in Western Kenya Poster Exhibition Exhibition Hall, ground floor MOPE044

Monday,

July 21

Dr. Evelyn Ngugi/
KEMRI
Virologic response and genotypic resistance mutations in HIV infected children on combination antiretroviral therapy in Kenya Poster Exhibition Exhibition Hall, ground floor MOPE048

Monday,

July 21

Chloe Teasdale/ICAP-Columbia University CD4+ cell decline and time to reaching ART eligibility in HIV-positive children 5-14 years of age in Ethiopia and Rwanda Poster Exhibition Exhibition Hall, ground floor MOPE074

Monday,

July 21

  HIV Remains a Key Killer in Zambia: Results of Community-Based Mortality Surveillance Poster Exhibition Exhibition Hall, ground floor MOPE100

Monday,

July 21

Ricardo Mendizabal Prevalence of STI and performance of syndromic management in female sex workers, Guatemala, 2007-2012 Poster Exhibition Exhibition Hall, ground floor MOPE175

Monday,

July 21

Sonia Morales Use of urine, anal and oropharyngeal samples to detect STIs among men who have sex with men in Guatemala City, Guatemala, 2012-2013 Poster Exhibition Exhibition Hall, ground floor MOPE176

Monday,

July 21

Barbara Mukasa Risk Factors for Mortality among HIV positive patients on HAART at Mildmay Uganda Poster Exhibition Exhibition Hall, ground floor MOPE032

Monday,

July 21

Bernard K Kasawa & Payne Mano Targeted community - based messaging in urban and per-urban Luanshya district of Zambia accelerates upkate of HIV prevention services in selected health centers Poster Exhibition Exhibition Hall, ground floor MOPE305

Monday,

July 21

Wolfgang Hladik Prevalence of rape and client-initiated gender-based violence among female sex workers - Kampala, Uganda, 2012 Poster Exhibition Exhibition Hall, ground floor MOPE271

Monday,

July 21

Thomas Rehle Poster Exhibition: Prevalence, correlates and ecological associations of concurrent sexual partnerships in a nationally representative cross-section of South Africans in 2013 Poster Exhibition Exhibition Hall, ground floor MOPE250

Monday,

July 21

Harriet Ndagire* Utilizing Village Health Teams to increase access to antenatal care services: A case of East Central Uganda." Poster exhibition Poster Exhibition Exhibition Hall, ground floor MOPE362

Monday,

July 21

Emmanuel Tibenderana* Expanding coverage of Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision (VMMC) in hard-to-reach high HIV prevalence communities: A case of Namayingo District East Central Uganda." Poster Exhibition Exhibition Hall, ground floor TUPE352

Monday,

July 21

Titus Ajulong* Radio Distance Learning: A cost effective pivot in training Village Health Teams Poster Exhibition Exhibition Hall, ground floor MOPE399

Monday,

July 21

1. Karen Hardee* (Evidence Project, USAID/GH/PRH)
2. Jill Gay
3. Melanie Croce-Galis
Key facilitating factors for scaling up HIV interventions for adolescent girls Poster Exhibition Exhibition Hall, ground floor MOPE337

Monday,

July 21

1. Nandita Sugandhi
2. David Jamieson
3. Atieno Ojoo
Selecting optimal paediatric ARV medicines through a structured formulary review process Poster Exhibition Exhibition Hall, ground floor MOPE338

Monday,

July 21

Deanna Kerrigan* Initial effects and feasibility of the Abriendo Puertas intervention for female sex workers living with HIV in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic Poster Exhibition Exhibition Hall, ground floor MOPE333

Tuesday, 

July 22

F. Bata Development of a National Quality Improvement Strategy for HIV Care and Treatment: Implementation and Early Results from Mozambique Poster Exhibition Exhibition Hall, ground floor TUPE408

Tuesday, 

July 22

K. Jobarteh Community Antiretroviral Support Groups in Mozambique: the Potential of People Living with HIV as Partners in Care Poster Exhibition Exhibition Hall, ground floor TUPE417

Tuesday, 

July 22

Dr Patricia Oluoch, CDC/Kenya Application of Psychosocial models in Home based testing and counseling (HBTC) to increase uptake and achieve saturation in an urban informal settlement population in Kenya Poster Exhibition Exhibition Hall, ground floor TUPE366

Tuesday, 

July 22

Dr. Abraham Katana, CDC/Kenya HIV early infant diagnosis scale up and trends in perinatal HIV transmission in Kenya, 2009 - 2013 Poster Exhibition Exhibition Hall, ground floor TUPE446

Tuesday, 

July 22

Dr. Irene Inwani/
University of Nairobi, Kenya
Mortality among children enrolled into HIV care aged less than 2 years, in a national HIV program Poster Exhibition Exhibition Hall, ground floor TUPE383

Tuesday, 

July 22

Dr. Michelle Ogolla/ LVCT Scaling Up Provider Initiated Testing And Counseling (PITC) In Resource Limited Settings Poster Exhibition Exhibition Hall, ground floor TUPE364

Tuesday, 

July 22

K. Jobarteh Community Antiretroviral Support Groups in Mozambique: the Potential of People Living with HIV as Partners in Care Poster Exhibition Exhibition Hall, ground floor TUPE417

Tuesday, 

July 22

F. Bata Development of a National Quality Improvement Strategy for HIV Care and Treatment: Implementation and Early Results from Mozambique Poster Exhibition Exhibition Hall, ground floor TUPE408

Tuesday, 

July 22

Hellen Siril/Management and Development for Health, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania Leadership of PLWH as Agents of Change: Comparing HIV-related risk behavior of people attending ART clinics in Dar es Salaam with members of their social networks Poster Exhibition Exhibition Hall, ground floor TUPE197

Tuesday, 

July 22

Dr. Anath Rwebembera, NACP/Tanzania Trends in Pediatric ART Uptake and Decentralization in PEPFAR-Supported Facilities in Tanzania, 2006–2011 Poster Exhibition Exhibition Hall, ground floor TUPE380

Tuesday, 

July 22

Emmanuel Njeuhmeli* Improving quality of voluntary medical male circumcision through a continuous quality improvement (CQI) approach: Uganda's experience Poster Exhibition Exhibition Hall, ground floor TUPE392

Tuesday, 

July 22

Professor James McIntyre Asymptomatic Sexually Transmitted Infections among Men who have sex with men (MSM) in Cape Town Oral Abstract Exhibition Hall, ground floor TUPE068

Tuesday, 

July 22

D. Andjelic Quality of care to key populations by private health service providers in Central America Poster Exhibition Exhibition Hall, ground floor TUPE274

Tuesday, 

July 22

M. Mahomed Cost Analysis Comparing PrePex and Surgical Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision in Maputo, Mozambique Poster Exhibition Exhibition Hall, ground floor TUPE136

Tuesday, 

July 22

D. Bossemeyer For an AIDS-free generation: investing in lay counselors for quick returns through combination HIV prevention at community level in Mozambique Poster Exhibition Exhibition Hall, ground floor TUPE199

Tuesday, 

July 22

Mutinta Nalubamba, Pamela Chama, Alick Samona Poster Presentation: Achieving Scale- up through Strategic Capacity Building and Integration of Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision Services in Routine Public Healthcare Delivery Channels in Southern Province of Zambia. Poster Exhibition Exhibition Hall, ground floor TUPE349

Tuesday, 

July 22

H. Nuwagaba-Biribonwoha Trends in pediatric characteristics at antiretroviral therapy (ART) initiation, and retention on ART in Swaziland, 2004-2010 Poster Exhibition Exhibition Hall, ground floor TUPE373

Tuesday, 

July 22

K. Jobarteh Community Antiretroviral Support Groups in Mozambique: the Potential of People Living with HIV as Partners in Care Poster Exhibition Exhibition Hall, ground floor TUPE417

Tuesday, 

July 22

Dr. Malama, Kennedy Scaling up Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision in the Eastern province of Zambia through enhanced participation of traditional leaders. Poster Exhibition Exhibition Hall, ground floor TUPE346

Tuesday, 

July 22

Leikness Simbayi Poster Exhibition: Attitudes towards people living with HIV in South Africa: findings from three national population-based household surveys in 2005, 2008 and 2012 Poster Exhibition Exhibition Hall, ground floor TUPE254

Tuesday, 

July 22

Professor James McIntyre Asymptomatic Sexually Transmitted Infections among Men who have sex with men (MSM) in Cape Town - Rebe K1,, Lewis D2, Struthers H1, de Swardt, G1, McIntyre J1,3 Poster Exhibition Exhibition Hall, ground floor TUPE068

Tuesday, 

July 22

Reene Naidoo Impact of a tracking tool on implementation of a universal HIV testing policy at 18-months of age in Gert Sibande district, Mpumalanga province, South Africa Poster Exhibition Exhibition Hall, ground floor TUPE361

Tuesday, 

July 22

Ashraf Grimwood The Impact of Socioeconomic Deprivation on ART Outcomes: Evidence from South Africa Poster Exhibition Exhibition Hall, ground floor TUPE411

Tuesday, 

July 22

Ronald Kimuli* "Over 12,000 New HIV infections averted: Lessons from East Central Uganda's Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision program Poster Exhibition Exhibition Hall, ground floor TUPE353

Tuesday, 

July 22

Samson Kironde* "Rapidly scaling up voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC) for HIV prevention: Experiences with using innovative methods for most-at-risk populations in East Central Uganda." Poster exhibition Poster Exhibition Exhibition Hall, ground floor TUPE347

Tuesday, 

July 22

Tamara Nsubuga-Nyombi* How can we keep HIV positive mothers and their babies in care until the baby is 18 months old? Results of an eMTCT collaborative in 22 health facilities in Uganda Poster Exhibition Exhibition Hall, ground floor TUPE434

Tuesday, 

July 22

Tamara Nsubuga-Nyombi* Sustaining HIV care and treatment outcomes in resource limited settings; Lessons from a quality improvement Intervention in Buikwe district, Uganda Poster Exhibition Exhibition Hall, ground floor TUPE391

Tuesday, 

July 22

Edward Broughton* Factors associated with loss to follow-up among ART patients in Cote d’Ivoire Poster Exhibition Exhibition Hall, ground floor TUPE425

Tuesday, 

July 22

Jennifer Wesson* Improving the management of maternity and newborn care matters for women in high HIV prevalence countries Poster Exhibition Exhibition Hall, ground floor TUPE452

Tuesday, 

July 22

Sunday Aguora* HIV/AIDS supply chain unification: Improving supply chain performance through coordination and efficient resource utilization Poster Exhibition Exhibition Hall, ground floor TUPE399

Tuesday, 

July 22

Chinedu Obi* Supply chain strategies to optimize drug use and support rapid scale up Poster Exhibition Exhibition Hall, ground floor TUPE400

Tuesday, 

July 22

Virgile Kikaya* Characteristics and Motivations of Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision (VMMC) Early Adopters in Lesotho Poster Exhibition Exhibition Hall, ground floor TUPE135

Tuesday, 

July 22

Tigi Adamu* Post-operative adverse events among HIV positive clients undergoing voluntary medical male circumcision in Tanzania Poster Exhibition Exhibition Hall, ground floor TUPE142

Tuesday, 

July 22

Hally Mahler* HIV prevalence among younger adolescents is double that of older adolescents attending VMMC services in Tanzania Poster Exhibition Exhibition Hall, ground floor TUPE141

Tuesday, 

July 22

1. Euphemia Sibanda
2. Karin Hatzold
A study of the VMMC cascade and associated factors among HIV negative men attending PSI Zimbabwe HIV testing and counselling centres in Zimbabwe. Poster Exhibition Exhibition Hall, ground floor TUPE204

Tuesday, 

July 22

Mufata Tshimanga* Safety and efficacy of PrePexTM device male circumcision performed by non-physician clinicians, a one arm, open label prospective study among adult males in three urban settings in Zimbabwe Poster Exhibition Exhibition Hall, ground floor TUPE149

Tuesday, 

July 22

Karin Hatzold* Safety profile of PrePexTM male circumcision device in adolescents aged 13-17 years in Zimbabwe Poster Exhibition Exhibition Hall, ground floor TUPE150

Tuesday, 

July 22

1. A. Chan
2. M. Nkhata
3. D. Ford
4. L. Chiwaula
5. S. Joseph
The importance of monitoring retention on ART in facilities where Option B+ (provision of life-long ART for pregnant/breastfeeding women) has driven ART provision Poster Exhibition Exhibition Hall, ground floor TUPE384

Tuesday, 

July 22

1. K. Phiri
2. A. Schooley
3. M. Chivwala
4. J. Njala
The Option B+ cascade: Characterizing uptake and retention in a USAID-PEPFAR program in rural Malawi Poster Exhibition Exhibition Hall, ground floor TUPE438

Tuesday, 

July 22

1. A. Schooley
2. K. Phiri
3. M. Chivwala
4. P. Chilikoh
Improvements and ongoing challenges in HIV exposed infant care at rural sites in Malawi Poster Exhibition Exhibition Hall, ground floor TUPE439

Tuesday, 

July 22

Elaine Abrams/ICAP Trends in pediatric characteristics at antiretroviral therapy (ART) initiation and retention on ART in Swaziland, 2004-2010 Poster Exhibition Exhibition Hall, ground floor TUPE373

Tuesday, 

July 22

1. S. Ahmed
2. M. Kim
3. P. Kazembe
4. J. Mhango
5. S. Phiri
6. C. Speight
Has the time come to abandon CD4 testing in resource-limited settings? The majority of
patients in Malawi are now eligible for ART at presentation under new WHO
Recommendations
Poster Exhibition Exhibition Hall, ground floor TUPE389

Wednesday,

July 23

Sandra Juarez Evaluation of national HIV laboratory systems as components of the national HIV surveillance systems in three Central American countries, 2013 Poster Exhibition Exhibition, Ground Level WEPE145

Wednesday,

July 23

Sandra Juarez Improving quality management systems of laboratories: results from the first SLMTA program in the Central America region, 2012 Poster Exhibition Exhibition Hall, ground floor WEPE396

Wednesday,

July 23

K. Jobarteh Use of Routine Patient Level Data to Evaluate the ART Program in Mozambique Poster Exhibition Exhibition Hall, ground floor WEPE459

Wednesday,

July 23

Naomi Bock, CDC/Atlanta Development of curriculum to support integrated maternal child health (MCH) and prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV (PMTCT) programs in Cameroon Poster Exhibition Exhibition Hall, ground floor WEPE424

Wednesday,

July 23

  Evaluation of national HIV laboratory systems as components of the national HIV surveillance systems in three Central American countries, 2013 Poster Exhibition Exhibition Hall, ground floor WEPE145

Wednesday,

July 23

  Improving quality management systems of laboratories: results from the first SLMTA program in the Central America region, 2012 Poster Exhibition Exhibition Hall, ground floor WEPE396

Wednesday,

July 23

Naomi Bock, CDC/Atlanta Sexual Risk Behaviors among Male Alcohol Drinkers, Namibia, 2011-2013 Poster Exhibition Exhibition Hall, ground floor WEPE110

Wednesday,

July 23

Naomi Bock, CDC/Atlanta Completeness of non-HIV Health Management Information Systems Data at Ugandan Health Facilities With and Without PEPFAR Reporting Poster Exhibition Exhibition Hall, ground floor WEPE440

Wednesday,

July 23

Sam Phiri/
Lighthouse Trust
HIV drug resistance in children starting ART: Baseline surveillance results from Malawi Poster Exhibition Exhibition Hall, ground floor WEPE138

Wednesday,

July 23

Sarah Rutstein/ University of North Carolina Implementing virologic monitoring from dried blood spots at district hospitals in Malawi: challenges and opportunities Poster Exhibition Exhibition Hall, ground floor WEPE042

Wednesday,

July 23

K. Jobarteh Use of routine patient level data to evaluate the ART program in Mozambique Poster Exhibition Exhibition Hall, ground floor WEPE459

Wednesday,

July 23

Frieda Katuta/MoHSS HIV Prevalence and Key Epidemic Response Indicators among Female Sex Workers in Namibia Poster Exhibition Exhibition Hall, ground floor WEPE120

Wednesday,

July 23

Anna Jonas/MoHSS HIV early infant diagnosis: determining success of the prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV program in Namibia Poster Exhibition Exhibition Hall, ground floor WEPE173

Wednesday,

July 23

Olivia Chang/ Pangaea Global AIDS Effect of HIV Infection and Methadone Dose on Changes in HRQOL among Methadone Patients in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania Poster Exhibition Exhibition Hall, ground floor WEPE290

Wednesday,

July 23

Wolfgang Hladik, CDC/Atlanta Decline in HIV seroprevalence in street youth 2006 - 2012, St Petersburg, Russia: towards an AIDS-free generation Poster Exhibition Exhibition Hall, ground floor WEPE151

Wednesday,

July 23

1. Anouk Amzel
2. Elan Reuben
3. Ryan Phelps
The Cost of Treating Children: Evidence from Zambia Poster Exhibition Exhibition Hall, ground floor WEPE402

Wednesday,

July 23

K. Webb Integration of PMTCT/MNCH services - we are willing but are we ready? An inventory of health care worker training in Rushinga District, Zimbabwe, Comprehensive services for the prevention of mother to child transmission, including early childhood development, child care and nutrition support Oral Poster Exhibition Hall, ground floor WEPE339

Wednesday,

July 23

Vivian Chitiyo Implementation research in action: Increasing facility based delivery and reducing HIV-related complications in Mashonaland Central, Zimbabwe, Use of implementation research to support the evidence-based response to HIV Poster Exhibition Exhibition Hall, ground floor WEPE432

Wednesday,

July 23

L. Vu Reducing On-going Transmission Risks among People Living with HIV in Central America: Findings from an HIV Combination Prevention Evaluation Poster Exhibition Exhibition Hall, ground floor WEPE158

Wednesday,

July 23

J. Rivas Use of a Unique Identifier Code system to track key populations reached under a combination prevention program in six countries of Central America. Poster Exhibition Exhibition Hall, ground floor WEPE458

Wednesday,

July 23

K. Jobarteh Use of Routine Patient Level Data to Evaluate the ART Program in Mozambique Poster Exhibition Exhibition Hall, ground floor WEPE459

Wednesday,

July 23

L. Lovick Power of savings groups. A rights-based approach to integrated health programming Poster Exhibition Exhibition Hall, ground floor WEPE364

Wednesday,

July 23

V.M. Pelenda Factors Associated with Consistent Condom Use with Non Marital Partners among Truck Drivers and their Assistants (TD&A) IN 5 Provinces of Angola, 2013 Poster Exhibition Exhibition Hall, ground floor WEPE316

Wednesday,

July 23

Nikki Soboil Be wise….circumcise: a targeted mobilization campaign in Mitchells Plein, Cape Town, South Africa Poster Exhibition Exhibition Hall, ground floor WEPE331

Wednesday,

July 23

Dr. Kasonde, Prisca 1. Enhanced systems for tracking referrals to FP from HIV services-does it help increase uptake of FP services?
2. Assessing the retention in care for patients on antiretroviral therapy in rural Zambia
Poster Exhibition Exhibition Hall, ground floor WEPE368

Wednesday,

July 23

V.M. Pelenda Knowledge, Empowerment and Positive Social Norms as Drivers of Consistent Condom Use among Female Sex Workers (FSW) in 5 Provinces of Angola, 2013 Poster Exhibition Exhibition Hall, ground floor WEPE317

Wednesday,

July 23

Sue-Ann Meehan Client experiences of HIV counseling and testing (HCT) in primary health care clinics versus a mobile service in South Africa Poster Exhibition Exhibition Hall, ground floor WEPE322

Wednesday,

July 23

Thomas Rehle Predictors of HIV testing among rural men who have sex with men (MSM) in Mpumalanga, South Africa Poster Exhibition Exhibition Hall, ground floor WEPE216

Wednesday,

July 23

Prof Leickness Simbayi(L Simbayi, A Cloete, T Rehle, L Townsend, Y Ntsepe, S Jooste, M Mabaso, J Louw, D Naidoo, P Naidoo, T Duda) Poster Exhibition: The South African Marang Men’s Project: HIV prevalence and risk behaviours among men who have sex with men (MSM) in Cape Town, Durban and Johannesburg Poster Exhibition Exhibition Hall, ground floor WEPE152

Wednesday,

July 23

Ashraf Grimwood Improved Virological Outcomes Amongst Adults Starting Efavirenz for First-Line Antiretroviral Treatment in a Multicentre Cohort Study in South Africa Poster Exhibition Exhibition Hall, ground floor WEPE079

Wednesday,

July 23

Samson Kironde* Utilization of 'mentor mothers' to support their peers for successful PMTCT service delivery: Experiences from rural facilities with human resource limitations in East Central Uganda."  Poster Exhibition Exhibition Hall, ground floor WEPE405

Wednesday,

July 23

Denise Businge* Utilizing Lot Quality Assurance Sampling (LQAS) Surveys to guide district- and sub-district-level work-planning and decision-making: Experiences from five years of implementation in East Central Uganda." Poster Exhibition Exhibition Hall, ground floor WEPE466

Wednesday,

July 23

Tonny Odong* Using participatory monitoring and evaluation approach to improve quality of TB and HIV & AIDS prevention, care and treatment services at health facility level in East Central Uganda Poster Exhibition Exhibition Hall, ground floor WEPE169

Wednesday,

July 23

Andrew Mugisa* Improving client retention in HIV care clinics using patient appointment books: A case of East Central Uganda Poster Exhibition Exhibition Hall, ground floor WEPE460

Wednesday,

July 23

Ademola Itiola* Ensuring anti-retroviral availability in a transitional phase: The Nigerian experience Poster Exhibition Exhibition Hall, ground floor WEPE411

Wednesday,

July 23

Diane Reynolds* Changing the paradigm - using metrics to define strategy and critical paths in public health supply chain transformation Poster Exhibition Exhibition Hall, ground floor WEPE394

Wednesday,

July 23

Munyaradzi Mapingure* Predictors for uptake of voluntary medical male circumcision in Zimbabwe: analysis using the adoption stairway Poster Exhibition Exhibition Hall, ground floor WEPE157

Wednesday,

July 23

Philip C. Mkandawire* Scaling up Voluntary Male Medical Circumcision (VMMC) through effective demand creation strategies in Malawi Poster Exhibition Exhibition Hall, ground floor WEPE330

Wednesday,

July 23

Mary Mitochi* Effective channels of communication for Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision demand creation Poster Exhibition Exhibition Hall, ground floor WEPE329

Wednesday,

July 23

1. F. Cataldo
2. J. Seeley
3. M. Nkhata
4. M. Mbonye
Exploring shifts in care and health services associated with the decentralization of ART provision in Malawi, Uganda and Zimbabwe Poster Exhibition Exhibition Hall, ground floor WEPE408

Wednesday,

July 23

1. C. Pfaff
2. C. Longwe
3. W. Simwanza
4. R. Hoffman
Prevalence of hypertension in patients receiving antiretroviral therapy in Northern Malawi Poster Exhibition Exhibition Hall, ground floor WEPE059

Wednesday,

July 23

1. E. Schell
2. E. Geoffroy
3. M. Perera
4. J. Jere
5. J. Laviwa
6. T. Schafer
7. S. Rankin
Keeping nurses working where they are needed most: workforce retention results of a scholarship program in Malawi Poster Exhibition Exhibition Hall, ground floor WEPE425

Wednesday,

July 23

Sara Page-Mtongwiz Drowning in registers: Task-oriented job analysis of rural health nurses in Zimbabwe in the era of Option B+, Data systems to support HIV prevention and care Poster Exhibition Exhibition Hall, ground floor WEPE451

Wednesday,

July 23

Ms Allanise Cloete (A Cloete, T Duda, Y Ntsepe, D Naidoo, K Jonas, L Simbayi) Poster Exhibition: Is formative research important before implementation of a survey using respondent driven sampling (RDS) among MSM in three South African cities? Poster Exhibition Exhibition Hall, ground floor WEPE131

Wednesday,

July 23

Prof Thomas Rehle(T Rehle, L Simbayi, O Shisana, D Celenteno, K Risher) Poster Exhibition: Sexual behavior among people living with HIV/AIDS who are on antiretroviral therapy in South Africa: results from a population-based household survey in 2012 Poster Exhibition Exhibition Hall, ground floor WEPE237

Wednesday,

July 23

Tim Lane Predictors of HIV testing among rural men who have sex with men (MSM) in Mpumalanga, South Africa Poster Exhibition Exhibition Hall, ground floor WEPE216

Thursday,

July 24

Mary Schmitz, CDC/Kenya High rates of loss to follow-up among HIV-infected patients enrolled in pre-ART HIV care – Nigeria, 2004 - 2012 Poster Exhibition Exhibition Hall, ground floor THPE069

Thursday,

July 24

Sonia Morales Miranda/Universidad del Valle de Guatemala Are young MSM more likely to be infected with HIV in Central America? Poster Exhibition Exhibition Hall, ground floor THPE167

Thursday,

July 24

Dr. Michelle Ogolla/ LVCT Best Practices For Strengthening Effective Linkages From Facility HIV Testing And Counseling Into Care And Treatment In Kenya Poster Exhibition Exhibition Hall, ground floor THPE062

Thursday,

July 24

Olivia Chang/ Pangaea Global AIDS Factors Associated with Clinical Staging and ART Initiation after HIV Diagnosis at a Methadone Clinic in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania Poster Exhibition Exhibition Hall, ground floor THPE078

Thursday,

July 24

Sonia Morales Are young MSM more likely to be infected with HIV in Central America? Poster Exhibition Exhibition Hall, ground floor THPE167

Thursday,

July 24

1. Emmanuel Njeuhmeli*
2. Katharine Kripke (Futures Institute/Health Policy Project)
Age, regional, and urban/rural considerations in refocusing the voluntary medical male circumcision for HIV prevention program in Malawi Poster Exhibition Exhibition Hall, ground floor THPE345

Thursday,

July 24

J. Wheeler Social vulnerability and HIV Risk Behaviors among Men Who Have Sex With Men and Transgender Women in Central America Poster Exhibition Exhibition Hall, ground floor THPE142

Thursday,

July 24

J. Wheeler Can a combination prevention strategy reduce HIV risks for men who have sex with men? Evidence from a mid-term, quasi-experimental evaluation in Central America Poster Exhibition Exhibition Hall, ground floor THPE143

Thursday,

July 24

S. Agolory High rates of loss to follow-up among HIV-infected patients enrolling in pre-ART HIV care Poster Exhibition Exhibition Hall, ground floor THPE069

Thursday,

July 24

Ashraf Grimwood Community-Based Early Childhood Development Outcomes in HIV-affected Households in South Africa Poster Exhibition Exhibition Hall, ground floor THPE380

Thursday,

July 24

Michelle Ell* Playgroups - A Promising Approach for Increasing Physical and Psycho-social Life Skills Among Young Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC) in Rwanda Poster Exhibition Exhibition Hall, ground floor THPE381

Thursday,

July 24

Michelle Ell* Sustainability index - a tool to assess Civil Society Organizations' readiness to effectively implement national AIDS programmes in a sustainable manner Poster Exhibition Exhibition Hall, ground floor THPE402

Thursday,

July 24

Michelle Ell* Increasing resiliency in OVC Households through Household Economic Strengthening Poster Exhibition Exhibition Hall, ground floor THPE383

Thursday,

July 24

Florence Ajok Adoch* "Innovative strategies to improve Continuum of Care to promote HIV prevention among hard-to-reach fishing communities in Namayingo District in Uganda Poster Exhibition Exhibition Hall, ground floor THPE083

Thursday,

July 24

Patrick Jacamunga* Strengthening Local government Finance and Accountability systems to improve delivery of health services in East Central Uganda. Lessons from Kaliro District Poster Exhibition Exhibition Hall, ground floor THPE439

Thursday,

July 24

1. Jessica Rose
2. Karen Blyth*
Transitioning health care worker support: A resource framework and lessons learned from the PEPFAR experience Poster Exhibition Exhibition Hall, ground floor THPE392

Thursday,

July 24

Innocent Ibegbunam* Donor coordination through Nigeria HIV/AIDS procurement and supply management: Platform to maximize use of limited resources and strengthen national system for sustainability Poster Exhibition Exhibition Hall, ground floor THPE354

Thursday,

July 24

John Stover* Estimating the Effects of Targeting Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision (VMMC) Programs to Different Age Groups: The Decision Makers Program Planning Toolkit (DMPPT 2.0) Poster Exhibition Exhibition Hall, ground floor THPE344
 

 


 
 
 

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