IAS Educational Fund Meeting ‐ Ghana

The IAS Educational Fund meeting ‐ Science and Community in the Response to HIV in Western Africa ‐ was held in Ghana on 12-13 May 2019. The event was organized by the International AIDS Society (IAS) in collaboration with the Planned Parenthood Association of Ghana (PPAG) and fully endorsed by the National AIDS Control Programme, the Ghana AIDS Commission as well as the Ghana Health Service.

Bogota, Colombia

During this two‐day meeting, more than 60 professionals in the HIV response in the Western Africa region, including clinicians, researchers, policy makers, representatives of community organizations and key populations, gathered to discuss the latest science as well as innovative ways forward for treatment and prevention.

Key topics discussed included key messages from the 22nd International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2018) in Amsterdam, HIV prevention for adolescent girls, young women and their partners, implementation of differentiated service delivery models (DSD), point of care technologies in prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) programming, as well as integration of HIV management and co-infections ‐ TB and hepatitis. Regional actions that could be taken to reduce HIV stigma and discrimination were also discussed during the event.

Material from the meeting is available below.

Meeting material

  • Related documents
  • Presentations
  • Multimedia

Day 1 : 12 May 2019

Key Messages AIDS 2018
Elzette Rousseau

Presentation

Overview of HIV in Western Africa and Ghana
Silas Quaye

Presentation

Overview of HIV in Burkina Faso
Irene Traore Dabou

Presentation

Overview of HIV in Mali
Mariam Sylla

Presentation

Overview of HIV in Niger
Alhousseini Aboubacar

Presentation

Overview of HIV in Tchad
Abbas Moustapha

Presentation

HIV prevention for adolescent girls and young women and their partners
Dorcas Obiri-Yeboah

Presentation

Day 2 : 13 May 2019

Scaling up integrated, people centered approaches within the framework of Universal health coverage
Richard Boateng

Presentation

Point of Care Technologies in PMTCT Programme
Wiliam Ampofo

Presentation

Integration of HIV management and co-infections ‐ TB and Hepatitis ‐ Ghana
Kafui Senya

Presentation

Integration of HIV management and co-infections ‐ TB and Hepatitis ‐ Burkina
Armel Poda

Presentation

Differentiated Service Delivery Models Implementation in Ghana
Akosua Badoo

Presentation

Photo galleries

Videos

  • Key messages from AIDS 2018
    Elzette Rousseau

  • Overview of HIV in Western Africa and Ghana
    Silas Quaye

  • Overview of HIV in Burkina Faso
    Irene Traore Dabou

  • Overview of HIV in Mali
    Prof Mariam Sylla

  • Overview of HIV in Niger
    Alhousseini Aboubacar

  • Overview of HIV in Tchad
    Dr Abbas Moustapha

  • OHIV prevention for adolescent girls and young women and their partners
    Dr Dorcas Obiri-Yeboah

  • Scaling up integrated, people centered approaches within the framework of Universal health coverage
    Major Richard Boateng

  • Point of Care Technologies in PMTCT Programme
    Prof William Ampofo

  • Integration of HIV management and co-infections - TB and Hepatitis Ghana
    Kafui Senya

  • Integration of HIV management and co-infections - TB and Hepatitis_Burkina Faso
    Prof Armel Poda

  • Differentiated Service Delivery Models Implementation in Ghana
    Dr Akosua Badoo