The VUMC/FGH Evaluations team presented results from various program evaluation projects at the 12th International AIDS Society (IAS) Conference on HIV Science in Brisbane, Australia, July 23-26, 2023.
The FGH Evaluations Department is comprised of a team of researchers and analysts who conduct HIV/AIDS program evaluations and research studies, and shares results with partners and policymakers to guide future interventions.
The team, led and represented at the conference by FGH Evaluations Director Caroline De Schacht, MD, MSc, PhD, presented seven abstracts: one accepted as an oral presentation, one as a poster exhibition presentation, and five abstracts accepted as e-poster presentations.
The IAS 2023 Conference Program is available online. FGH presentation abstracts and their location in the Conference Program are provided below:
Oral presentation (late-breaker):
- “Moral trauma among health professionals providing HIV services in Mozambique: preliminary results of a qualitative study”, presented by Caroline De Schacht, MD, MSc, PhD, Tuesday July 25th, 14:45-15:45 (AEST), in Great Hall/Channel 1
- OALBD0605 Abstract here
- All Track D late-breaker presentations here
Poster exhibition presentation:
- “Favorable Outcomes of Option B+ Strategy Despite COVID-19 Restrictions: Retrospective Cohort Study in Zambézia Province, Mozambique (2019-2021)”, presented by Caroline De Schacht, MD, MSc, PhD, Tuesday July 25th, 12:00-13:00 (AEST), in Poster exhibition area
- TUPEE24 Abstract here
- “Favorable Effect of Differentiated Models of Care on Retention in Care and Viral Suppression among Adults on Antiretroviral Treatment: Retrospective Cohort Study in Zambézia Province, Mozambique (2016-2021)”, José Tique, MD, MPH; Abstract #EPE0829, here
- “Prevalence of SARS-CoV-2 among Persons on HIV Antiretroviral Treatment in Mozambique: Baseline Characteristics among Participants of the COVIV Cohort Study”, Edna Nhacule, MD; Abstract #EPC0517, here
- “Assessing the infection prevention and control program during the COVID-19 era in the health facilities participating in the COVIV national study in Mozambique”, Celso Belo, MD, MMSc; Abstract #EPB0280, here
- “Trends in Interruptions in Treatment Among Men, Pregnant Women and Non-Pregnant Women: Retrospective Cohort Study in Zambézia Province, Mozambique (2013-2021)”, Erin Graves, BSN, MPH; Abstract #EPC0488, here
- “Integrating civil birth registration (Unique Civil Identification Number) into the Health Information System through the Pediatric HIV Care Services in Zambézia Province, Mozambique”, Celso Belo, MD, MMSc; Abstract #EPE0973, here