International AIDS Conference 2014

When:

July 20, 2014 - July 25, 2014

Where:

Melbourne, Australia

AIDS Conference 2014

More than 14,000 participants from nearly 200 countries are expected to attend the 2014 International AIDS Conference. The conference, convened by the International AIDS Society, is held to highlight successes achieved in the global HIV response as well as hurdles that still need to be addressed.

Pathfinder staff from around the world will travel to Melbourne to present, speak, share, and learn. Staff will take part in five panels and exhibit 25 posters, details of which can be found below.

**Pathfinder is deeply saddened by the news of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17. Read our full statement here.

Questions? Please contact Jonathan Rucks at jrucks@pathfinder.org for more information about Pathfinder at the conference and Kate Stookey at kstookey@pathfinder.org with press inquiries.

For more on the International AIDS Conference, please visit the conference website.


Pathfinder-organized Events

*Click on the title of each event to learn more.

TIME TITLE PATHFINDERS PRESENTING
 LOCATION
Sunday, June 20, 2014    
9:00 - 11:00 AM PANEL SESSION: HIV and AIDS and Youth: Presenting Biomedical, Behavioral and Structural Interventions that Work Purnima Mane, President & CEO Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Room 103
Monday, June 21, 2014      
12:30 - 2:30 PM Improving HIV prevention among key affected populations: implementing KAP-friendly health services Carlos Laudari Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Exhibition Hall, Ground Level
12:30 - 2:30 PM Negotiating Religious Barriers to Mobilizing and Building Capacity of Key Populations for HIV/AIDS Prevention in Sub-Saharan Africa Justus Aungo; Zebedee Mkala Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Exhibition Hall, Ground Level
12:30 - 2:30 PM An innovative community approach resulting in improved access and increased service delivery outcomes: the Sagalla experience Justus Aungo Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Exhibition Hall, Ground Level
12:30 - 2:30 PM Rights-based community empowerment: a critical gap impeding scale-up of quality PMTCT services Ellen Israel, Senior Technical Advisor for Women's Health & Rights; Julio Pacca, Director of Technical Services Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Exhibition Hall, Ground Level
12:30 - 2:30 PM Addressing trends in attitudes, norms, and behaviors related to gender-based violence and HIV through multisectoral primary and secondary prevention interventions in the Gaza Province of Mozambique
Organized by Pathfinder staff Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Exhibition Hall, Ground Level
12:30 - 2:30 PM Transforming space and time barriers into enablers for HIV testing and counseling among female sex workers using the Moonlight Outreach Model Organized by Pathfinder staff Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Exhibition Hall, Ground Level
12:30 - 2:30 PM MSM-tailored health services at the Mama Lucy Kibaki Hospital in Nairobi: an award-winning intervention Organized by Pathfinder staff Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Exhibition Hall, Ground Level
1:00 - 2:00 PM The role of social protection in strengthening HIV prevention, treatment, care and support for men who have sex with men and people who use drugs in Kenya Zebedee Mkala Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Exhibition Hall, Ground Level
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
 
   
12:30 - 2:30 PM Effectiveness of exposure to community support groups in increasing demand for and use of contraception among women living with HIV in Northern Uganda Margaret Waithaka, Senior Research and Metrics Advisor Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Exhibition Hall, Ground Level
12:30 - 2:30 PM Integrating cervical cancer prevention in the HIV and AIDS care and treatment package in Ethiopia Carlos Laudari, Senior Technical Advisor, HIV Prevention & Institutional Capacity Building. Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Exhibition Hall, Ground Level
12:30 - 2:30 PM Using mobile technology to enhance community health worker supervision and improved performance in Tanzania Zebedee Mkala Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Exhibition Hall, Ground Level
12:30 - 2:30 PM Championing male involvement in PMTCT: the SCIP experience in Nampula, Mozambique Organized by Pathfinder staff Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Exhibition Hall, Ground Level
12:30 - 2:30 PM Beyond prong 3: factors influencing PMTCT service utilization in East Hararge zone, Oromia region, Ethiopia Organized by Pathfinder staff Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Exhibition Hall, Ground Level
12:30 - 2:30 PM Identifying and addressing barriers to PMTCT: finding paths to behavior change and systems strengthening with CBOs in Uganda Organized by Pathfinder staff Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Exhibition Hall, Ground Level
12:30 - 2:30 PM Towards elimination of mother-to-child transmission of HIV: meaningful involvement of PLHIV as mentor mothers to provide peer support, counseling, and follow-up in Coast Province, Kenya Organized by Pathfinder staff Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Exhibition Hall, Ground Level
12:30 - 2:30 PM Fostering positive masculinities to create awareness of gender-based violence and HIV in health and education pre-service institutes in Mozambique Organized by Pathfinder staff Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Exhibition Hall, Ground Level
12:30 - 2:30 PM Implementing multisectoral approaches to address gender-based violence and HIV - you can't have it all: implementation experience from Kenya and Mozambique Julio Pacca, Director of Technical Services Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Exhibition Hall, Ground Level
Wednesday, July 23, 2014    
12:30 - 2:30 PM The impact of a comprehensive support group package, including voluntary savings and loans, on adherence to care and treatment: the case of the Kaloleni support group in Nairobi, Kenya Zebedee Mkala Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Exhibition Hall, Ground Level
1:20 - 2:20 PM FILM SCREENING: Moving Audiences to Action: The Female Condoms Are ____ Film Contest Purnima Mane, President & CEO Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Clarendon Room C
2:30 - 5:30 PM LEADERSHIP & ACCOUNTABILITY DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP: Negotiating Religious Barriers to Mobilizing and Building Capacity of Key Populations for HIV and AIDS Prevention in Sub-Saharan Africa Justus Aungo; Zebedee Mkala Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Room 105-106
Thursday, July 24, 2014      
12:30 - 2:30 PM Health behind bars: HIV prevention and health promotion in prison settings in Mozambique Organized by Pathfinder staff Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Exhibition Hall, Ground Level
12:30 - 2:30 PM Anti-prostitution pledge: why pathfinder International went all the way to the Supreme Court Jonathan Rucks, Director of Advocacy Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Exhibition Hall, Ground Level
12:30 - 2:30 PM Optimizing the efficiency of integrated service delivery systems within the existing scaled-up community health strategy in Kenya: Pathfinder/USAID/APHIAplus Nairobi-Coast program experience Organized by Pathfinder staff Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Exhibition Hall, Ground Level
12:30 - 2:30 PM Programming with people who inject drugs: promoting healthier, more productive lives through combination approaches in Mombasa County Justus Aungo; Carlos Laudari, Senior Technical Advisor, HIV Prevention & Institutional Capacity Building. Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Exhibition Hall, Ground Level
12:30 - 2:30 PM Emphasizing effective, efficient use of community home-based care volunteer time: Pathfinder International Tanzania's lessons supporting adherence and positive living Organized by Pathfinder staff Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Exhibition Hall, Ground Level
12:30 - 2:30 PM Contraceptive uptake through integration of family planning services in a community home-based care program: Pathfinder International Tanzania's successful scale-up experience Organized by Pathfinder staff Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Exhibition Hall, Ground Level
12:30 - 2:30 PM Engaging community-based HIV and AIDS programs in active tuberculosis case finding in Kinondoni, Tanzania Organized by Pathfinder staff Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Exhibition Hall, Ground Level
6:30 - 8:30 PM PANEL SESSION: Integrating Cervical Cancer and HIV and AIDS Service Delivery for Sustainable Impact at Scale: A Woman-Centered Approach Carlos Laudari, Senior Technical Advisor, HIV Prevention & Institutional Capacity Building. Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Room 103
6:30 - 8:30 PM SATELLITE SESSION: ARISE: Enhancing HIV Prevention for At-Risk Populations Margaret Waithaka, Senior Research and Metrics Advisor Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Plenary 3

 



 

 

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