Pathfinder International at the 2012 International AIDS Conference

Pathfinder International is pleased to have more than 20 posters, presentations, and events at the 2012 International AIDS Conference that starts next week in Washington, DC. The International AIDS Conference is the premier gathering for those working in the field of HIV, as well as policy makers, persons living with HIV, and individuals around the world committed to ending the pandemic. The conference offers an opportunity to assess where we are, evaluate scientific developments and lessons learned, and collectively chart a course forward.

Pathfinder invites you to join us at our booth, D149 in the Main Exhibition Hall,l throughout the week to meet with our staff from around the world. We will also have a range of posters, presentations, and events (see full schedule below). For those unable to be in DC, you can follow live updates on Twitter and Facebook throughout the week! 

Pathfinder events and presentations

Sunday, July 22, 2012

Sustaining HIV Prevention Through Active Community Ownership: Learnings from Pathfinder International’s Targeted Interventions with Key Populations in Maharashtra, India (Pathfinder Event)
3:45-5:45 PM | Global Village, Session Room 2

Pathfinders Presenting: Purnima Mane, Darshana Vyas, Carlos Laudari

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Assessing Quality of Services Provided by Community-preferred Private Providers for Sexually Transmitted Infections in a Targeted HIV Prevention Program in Maharashtra, India (Oral Poster Session)
1:00-2:30 PM | Mini Room 6

Pathfinders Presenting: Rohit Koul

Community Matters: Building Support and Capacity for Community-Based Service Delivery Outreach clinic services for rural hard-to-reach people living with HIV (PLHIV): an approach to avoid follow-up default and sharing of ARVs (Oral Presentation Session)
2:30-4:00 PM | Session Room 1

Pathfinders Presenting: Dickson Mwakangalu

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Lunchtime Briefing on the Anti-Prostitution Pledge Lawsuit (Pathfinder Event)
12:30-2:30 PM | American Public Health Association, 800 I Street NW

Pathfinders Presenting: Carlos Laudari, Jonathan Rucks

other events and Presentations

Monday, July 23, 2012

Addressing the Psychosocial Support Needs of Transitioning Adolescents Living with HIV since Childhood: A Global Perspective (Panel)
2:30-6:00 PM | Mini Room 7

Pathfinders Presenting: Alden Nouga

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Adressing the Psychosocial Support Needs of Transitioning Adolescents Living with HIV since Childhood: A Global Perspective (Skills Development Workshop)
11:00 AM-12:30 PM | Global Village, Session Room 2

Pathfinders Presenting: Alden Nouga

‘Building a plane, whilst flying it’ - Capacity Building Community-based Organizations for Greater Impact and Sustainability
1:00-2:00 PM | Positive Action, Networking Zone, Global Village, Booth 810

Pathfinders Presenting: Ellen Israel

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Paving the Way to an AIDS-free Generation: The Role of Female Condoms in Comprehensive HIV Prevention
6:30-8:30 PM | Mini Room 5

Pathfinders Presenting: Purnima Mane

full schedule

Time  Title  Pathfinders Presenting  Location
Sunday, July 22, 2012        
3:45-5:45 PM Pathfinder Event: Sustaining HIV Prevention Through Active Community Ownership: Learnings from Pathfinder International’s Targeted Interventions with Key Populations in Maharashtra, India

Purnima Mane, President
Darshana Vyas, Program Director, India
Carlos Laudari, Senior HIV Advisor

 Global Village
 Session Room 2
Monday, July 23, 2012       
12:30-2:30 PM Pathfinder Poster: Contraceptive Need and Use among HIV Care and Treatment Clients in Northern Uganda  Elizabeth Oliveras Exhibition Hall
Level 2
  Pathfinder Poster: Leveraging Community-Based HIV Services to Introduce Family Planning Counseling and Contraceptive Services Damian Daniel Exhibition Hall
Level 2
  Pathfinder Poster: Integration is not a Burden: The Experience of Health Providers Integrating FP into HIV Services at Peripheral Health Facilities in Mozambique Regina Benevides Exhibition Hall
Level 2
  Pathfinder Poster: Group Formation, Empowerment, and Condom Use: A Study of Female Sex Workers in Maharashtra, India Darshana Vyas Exhibition Hall
Level 2
  Pathfinder Poster: Introducing Cervical Cancer Prevention Using Visual Inspection with Acetic Acid (VIA) and Cryotherapy among HIV-positive Women: New Hope for Ethiopian Women Shumet Adnew Exhibition Hall
Level 2
  Pathfinder Poster: The Integration of Cervical Cancer Prevention Services into HIV and AIDS Care and Treatment Services: the Addis Tesfa experience in Ethiopia Shumet Adnew Exhibition Hall
Level 2
  Pathfinder Poster: Perspectives from Multi-country Field Programming: Achievements, Challenges, and Next Steps in Community-Level Family Planning/HIV Integration from Pathfinder International Alden Nouga Exhibition Hall
Level 2
2:30-6:00 PM Panel Discussion: Addressing the Psychosocial Support Needs of Transitioning Adolescents Living with HIV since Childhood: A Global Perspective Alden Nouga Mini Room 7
Tuesday, July 24, 2012          
11:00 AM-12:30 PM Skills Development Workshop: Adressing the Psychosocial Support Needs of Transitioning Adolescents Living with HIV since Childhood: A Global Perspective Alden Nouga Global Village
Session Room 2
12:30-2:30 PM Pathfinder Poster: Community Mobilization, Outreach, and Access to Health Services: Approaches to Reduce Rates of HIV and other Sexually Transmitted Infections among Female Sex Workers in Maharashtra  Manuela de Souza Exhibition Hall
Level 2
  Pathfinder Poster: Reduction of STI Rates among Female Sex Workers in Beed and Latur Districts: Presumptive Treatment and Regular Checkups Contribute to Reduced Vulnerability to HIV Infection Darshana Vyas Exhibition Hall
Level 2
  Pathfinder Poster: Empowerment through Community Advocacy Committees: Evidence from Maharashtra, India  Manuela de Souza Exhibition Hall
Level 2
  Pathfinder Poster: Outcomes of Strategic Behavior Change Communication on Increasing Coverage of HIV Testing in Maharashtra, India Darshana Vyas  
1:00-2:00 PM Oral Poster Session: Assessing Quality of Services Provided by Community-preferred Private Providers for Sexually Transmitted Infections in a Targeted HIV Prevention Program in Maharashtra, India  Rohit Koul  Mini Room 6
1:00-2:00 PM ‘Building a plane, whilst flying it’ - Capacity Building Community-based Organizations for greater impact and sustainability Ellen Israel  Postive Action Networking Zone
Global Village
Booth 810
2:30-4:00 PM  Oral Presentation Session: Community Matters: Building Support and Capacity for Community-Based Service Delivery Outreach clinic services for rural hard-to-reach people living with HIV (PLHIV): an approach to avoid follow-up default and sharing of ARVs Dickson Mwakangalu Session Room 1
Wednesday, July 25, 2012      
11:00 AM-12:00 PM Effective Inclusion of Adolescent Girls and Boys in HIV Programmes Gwyn Hainsworth Postive Action Networking Zone
Global Village
Booth 810
12:30-2:30 PM Pathfinder Poster: Improving social cohesion and social capital among HIV-positive women: approaches to promote and sustain their engagement in positive health, dignity and prevention (PHDP) activities in Brazil  Julio Pacca or Gwyn Hainsworth  Exhibition Hall
Level 2
  Pathfinder Poster: Addressing prevention of mother-to child transmission of HIV and the maternal, newborn and child health needs of women in rural Ethiopia: the experience of the Integrated Family Health Program (IFHP) using back-up support at health posts by health center Alemayehu Ayalew Exhibition Hall
Level 2
12:30-2:30 PM Pathfinder Event: Lunchtime Briefing on the Anti-Prostitution Pledge Lawsuit  Jonathan Rucks
Carlos Laudari 
American Public Health Association,
800 I Street NW
6:30-8:30 PM  Paving the Way to an AIDS-free Generation: The Role of Female Condoms in Comprehensive HIV Prevention Purnima Mane  Mini Room 5
Thursday, July 26, 2012      
12:30-2:30 PM Pathfinder Poster: Vigilance against violence: experiences from Maharashtra, India  Manuela de Souza  Exhibition Hall
Level 2
  Pathfinder Poster: Community-centered multisectoral response to gender-based violence in an informal settlement: the experience of the women's justice and empowerment initiative in Kibera, Kenya Margaret Makumi  Exhibition Hall
Level 2
  Pathfinder Poster: Coming of age: HIV-positive youths' views on sex, relationships and reproductive health in Tanzania  Damian Daniel  Exhibition Hall
Level 2

 

Type: Press Release
Focus Area: HIV & AIDS

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