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IAS Educational Fund Meetings – Haiti

The International AIDS Society (IAS) is proud to announce that the IAS Educational Fund meeting under the theme, Retention in Care – PrEP – Tuberculosis, Science and Community in the HIV response in the Caribbean, organized in collaboration with les Centres GHESKIO was held on 28 and 29 November 2018 in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.

During this two-day meeting more than 80 professionals in the HIV response in the Caribbean region, including clinicians, researchers, policy makers and community representatives, gathered to discuss to discuss the latest science and question how that information impacts the epidemic in the region.

Key topics discussed included key messages from the 22nd International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2018) in Amsterdam as well as retention in antiretroviral therapy (ART), implementation of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) and HIV and tuberculosis and multi-drug-resistant tuberculosis (TB/ MDR-TB).

Material from the meeting is available below.

Meeting material

  • Presentations
  • Multimedia

Key messages from AIDS 2018 (EN)
Luis Soto-Ramirez, IAS, Mexico

Presentation

La situation du VIH en Haiti (FR)
Francois Kesner, PNLS, Haiti

Presentation

The Jamaican HIV response (EN)
Geoffrey Barrow, Ministry of health, Jamaica

Presentation

HIV in Barbados (EN)
Nastassia Rambarran, EQUALS Barbados, Barbados

Presentation

Discussion of HIV in Domincan Republic (EN)
Ellen Koenig, IDEV, Dominican Republic

Presentation

HIV in Antigua and Barbuda (EN)
Eleanor Frederick, Antigua & Barbuda HIV/AIDS Network, Antigua and Barbuda

Presentation

HIV in Suriname (EN)
Stephen Vreden, Academic Hospital Paramaribo, Suriname

Presentation

HIV infection in Cuba (EN)
Jorge Pérez Avila, Instituto de Medicina Tropical Pedro Kourí, Cuba

Presentation

HIV in French Antilles (FR)
Sandrine Pierre Francois, CHU Martinique, France

Presentation

HIV in Puerto Rico (EN)
Carlos Rodriguez Diaz, University of Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico

Presentation

HIV in the Caribbean (EN)
Shanti Singh-Anthony, PANCAP, Guyana

Presentation

National response to HIV in the Dominican Republic (EN)
Monica Thormann, Dominican Society of Infectious Diseases and Salvador B Gautier Hospital, Dominican Republic

Presentation

Positioning ourselves for effective PrEP implementation: Oral PrEP at AIDS 2018 and beyond (EN)
Rivet Amico, University of Michigan, USA

Presentation

Retention in ART - Kenya Experience (EN)
James Allan Angawa Wagude, Ministry of Health, Kenya

Presentation

HIV and TB a deadly association (EN)
Jean William Pape, GHESKIO, Haiti

Presentation

Video