CQUIN Workshop: HIV Differentiated Service Delivery: Opportunities and Challenges for TB Prevention and Care Lusaka, Zambia

DATE: March 26-29, 2019

The HIV Coverage, Quality, and Impact Network (CQUIN) and the World Health Organization (WHO) hosted “HIV Differentiated Service Delivery: Opportunities and Challenges for TB Prevention and Care” in Lusaka, Zambia from March 26-29, 2019. The learning network convened over 120 global experts to explore the impact of differentiated HIV services on TB screening, diagnosis, prevention, and care; facilitate the exchange of relevant experiences, tools and best practices; and highlight innovations and new data.

Participants included representatives from the ministries of health, civil society, academic institutions, and PEPFAR implementing partners from seven CQUIN countries. Others from global recipient of care networks, academic institutions, the Lesotho Ministry of Health, and PATH Democratic Republic of Congo, ICAP New York, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the International AIDS Society (IAS), the Center for Disease Control, USAID, and the Global Fund also participated.

The meeting included four plenary presentations, three panel presentations, four breakout sessions, one moderated discussion, a tools lab, and a shark tank session.

 

DAY 1


Session 1: Keynote address

TB Screening & Linkage
Dr. Helen Ayles, Director of Research, Zambart

Session 2: Panel Presentations | Introduction & Framing

HIV Differentiated Service Delivery
Dr. Peter Preko, CQUIN Project Director, ICAP

Community-based TB Programs
Ms. Lana Syed, Project Manager, WHO

Expanding DSD for TB/HIV: A Consultation with Global Stakeholders
Dr. Lucia Gonzalez Fernandez, Senior Manager (Co-Infections), HIV Programs, International AIDS Society (IAS)

Meaningful Engagement of Recipients of Care
Mr. Nelson Otwoma, Executive Director, National Empowerment Network of People Living with HIV/AIDS in Kenya   (NEPHAK)

Session 4: Panel Presentations | Impact of DSD on TB Screening & Linkage

The Future of TB Screening: What’s on the Horizon?
Dr. Pren Naidoo, TB Delivery Team, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Uganda: TB Screening in DSD Programs
Dr. Josen Kiggundu, DSD National Technical Advisor, MOH AIDS Control Program, Uganda

Lesotho: TB Screening in Fast Track and CAG Models
Dr. Andrea Howard, Director, Clinical and Training Unit, ICAP

Kenya: TB Screening in the Community ART Model
Dr. Jacquin Kataka, Program Director, the Shinda Project, Centre for Health Solutions, Kenya

South Africa: Rapid ART Initiation Following TB Screening
Ms. Sydney Rosen, Co-Division Head, Health Economics and Epidemiology Research Office (HE2RO), University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa

 

DAY 2


Session 6: Keynote address

TB Preventive Therapy
Dr. Salome Charalambous, Deputy Chief Scientific Officer, Aurum Institute

Session 7: Panel Discussion | DSD and TB Prevention

South Africa: Integration of TPT into ART Clubs
Dr. Rheiner Mbaezue, Clinical Medical Officer, City of Cape Town, City Health

Democratic Republic of the Congo: Integration of TPT into PODI Model
Dr. Didier Kamerhe, Community Prevention, Care, and Treatment Advisor, IHAP-HK/L Project, PATH

Lesotho: TPT for Migrant Miners
Dr. Llang Maama, National TB and Leprosy Program Manager, MOH Lesotho

South Africa: Community-based TPT in the DO-ART Study
Dr. Adrienne Shapiro, Senior Fellow/Acting Instructor, International Clinical Research Center, University of Washington

 

DAY 3


Session 11: Keynote address

Engagement of Recipients of Care
Ms. Stella Kentutsi, Executive Director, National Forum of People Living with HIV/AIDS Networks in Uganda (NAFOPHANU)

CQUIN Workshop: HIV Differentiated Service Delivery: Opportunities and Challenges for TB Prevention and Care Lusaka, Zambia

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