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FGH Presented at INTEREST 2020

The VUMC/FGH team presented results from various program evaluation projects at the INTEREST 2020 virtual conference in December. The team presented on five abstracts, including two mini-oral presentations, represented by FGH’s Evaluations Director, Caroline De Schacht, and Technical Director, José Tique.

FGH Presented at AIDS 2020 and CROI 2020

VUMC/FGH presented at the AIDS 2020: Virtual Conference from July 6-10th.  The presentations are available online, the collective team participated by presenting on the following key HIV prevention and care/treatment program evaluation projects:

FGH Presented at IAS 2019

VUMC/FGH presented our at the IAS 2019 Conference in Mexico City, Mexico during the week of July 21st. Represented by Bill Wester, VUMC Professor and PI of the Avante program, our collective team presented posters on the following projects:

FGH Presented at INTEREST 2019

VUMC/FGH presented at the INTEREST 2019 Conference in Accra, Ghana. Represented by Caroline De Schacht, FGH Director of Evaluations, our collective team presented the following work: Mini-oral presentation: Male engagement optimization in antenatal care clinics to assess need for Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis in serodiscordant couples: estimation based on preliminary data from a cluster randomized trial in Zambézia Province, Mozambique. Abstracts:

Friends in Global Health presented at AIDS 2018

The 22nd International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2018) was held in Amsterdam, the Netherlands from July 23 through July 27, 2018. This conference is the premier world-wide gathering for those working in the field of HIV, including researchers and clinicians as well as policymakers, people living with HIV, and activists. Friends in Global Health (FGH) team members were in attendance to present their work, and to learn and engage with others committed to ending the epidemic.

FGH presented at 2018 Jornadas Nacionais de Saúde (National Health Days)

The 2018 Jornadas Nacionais de Saúde (National Health Days) scientific conference was held in Maputo, Mozambique from September 17 through 20, 2018. This conference occurs every three years, and is a gathering of clinicians, researchers and scientists, academics, and policymakers operating in the national health system of Mozambique. The scientific program included oral and poster presentations on a range of health-related issues specific to Mozambique. The theme for this year was “Promoting Intersectional and Community Participation to Achieve Sustainable Development Goals.”