ICAP and the World Health Organization hosted “HIV Differentiated Service Delivery: Opportunities and Challenges for TB Prevention and Care” in Lusaka, Zambia from March 26-29, 2019. The meeting convened global experts to explore the impact of differentiated HIV services on TB/HIV services; facilitate the exchange of relevant experiences, tools and best practices; and highlight innovations and new data.
The meeting brought together 120 participants, including 80 participants from seven CQUIN countries (Ethiopia, Kenya, Mozambique, South Africa, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe). The country teams included representatives from ministry of health HIV and TB departments, civil society, national networks of people living with HIV, academic institutions, U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) agencies and their implementing partners and other stakeholders. Additional participants included representatives of ICAP, WHO, UNAIDS, the Global Fund for AIDS, TB & Malaria, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the International AIDS Society (IAS), the International Treatment Preparedness Coalition (ITPC), the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, USAID, and other experts.