IAS Educational Fund Meeting - Kenya

The IAS Educational Fund meeting – Translating the Science to End New HIV Infections in Kenya: Perspectives, Practices and Lessons – organized by the IAS and the National AIDS Control Council (NACC) was held on 28-30 May in Nairobi, Kenya.

During this three-day meeting, more than 550 experts in the HIV response in Kenya, including policy makers, implementing partners and clinicians gathered with HIV service providers, advocates, development partners and patient communities to discuss how to effectively incorporate the latest science and research into national plans to end the AIDS epidemic.

Key issues discussed included HIV prevention combination, HIV cure, implementing new ART guidelines in Kenya, and achieving the 90-90-90 targets.

Meeting material

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  • Meeting report
    The meetings’ report was developed in collaboration with the National AIDS Control Council. The views expressed in the report do not necessarily reflect the views of the International AIDS Society.

From Implementing Science to a Science of Implementation
Elvin Geng, UCSF, United States

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Challenges, lessons learnt and opportunities for the future in implementing HIV prevention combination approach in Kenya
Nduku Kilonzo, National AIDS Control Council, Kenya

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Implementing a knowledge management framework for translation of HIV research into policy and practice in Kenya
Vernon Mochache, National AIDS Control Council, Kenya

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Overview of key messages from the AIDS 2016 conference with implications for local policy and practice
Kenneth Ngure, School of Public Health, Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Kenya

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Implementing the new WHO ART guidelines in Kenya: Challenges and opportunities for achieving the 90:90:90
Martin Sirengo, NASCOP, Kenya

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Critical catalysts for translation of research findings into local HIV policy and practice
Elizabeth Anne Bukusi, Centre for Microbiology Research, Kenya

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