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.


  • Effectiveness of short message service (SMS) reminders on timely pick-up of antiretroviral therapy (ART) among consenting HIV-positive adults in Zambézia province, Mozambique.
  • Implementing Quality Improvement in a large HIV clinic to improve the availability of pediatric viral load results for patient care in rural Zambézia Province, Mozambique.
  • Improved viral suppression rates among HIV-positive adults receiving antiretroviral therapy (ART) via community adherence group (CAG) support in Zambézia province, Mozambique.

The link for conference presentations is here: http://www.infectiousdiseasesonline.com/presentations-13th-interest/. Please see a mini-oral abstract presentation (#9) given by Caroline De Schacht on male engagement optimization in ANC in Zambézia, Mozambique!

The link/pdf for conference abstract book is available here: http://regist2.virology-education.com/abstractbook/2019/abstractbook_13INTEREST.pdf. You can find VUMC/FGH abstracts on pg.12 (#9), pg. 164 (#305), pg. 187 (#352), and pg. 220 (#420).