Project SOAR at ICASA 2019

1 December 2019

2-7 December 2019
Kigali, Rwanda


If you are in Kigali to attend ICASA 2019, come see us! We have a satellite, oral presentations, poster exhibitions, as well a booth (#43).


Title Abstract
Session Title, Time,  and Location
May the force be with you: Empowering stakeholders with evidence to strengthen the HIV response

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Jeanne Gapiya (MH 4)
Poster exhibitions Exhibition Hall
Stigma and discrimination among Haitian-origin people living with HIV in the Dominican Republic: Findings from Stigma Index 2.0 TUPED288
“We just need to continue”: youth peer mentors’ experiences implementing Project YES! in Ndola, Zambia TUPEE322
Oral presentation
Shifts in gender norms and partner violence in South Africa’s informal settlements: positive results from a randomized controlled trial of the Community Responses program WEAC0501 Social Epidemiology of HIV
Prudence Mabele (MH 2+ Corridor)
Violence victimization and viral load failure among HIV-positive adolescents and young adults in Ndola, Zambia: A mixed methods study WEAD0806 Addressing the Health Needs of Adolescents and Diverse Populations
12:45 – 14:15
Kigali (Auditorium)
Poster exhibitions Exhibition Hall
Did treatment costs increase after the introduction of treat all in Namibia? WEPEE370
Misclassification of HIV-positive diagnoses: implications for Nigeria’s “test and treat” policy WEPEC212
Factors associated with waiting time before using HIV self-testing received by people at risk of HIV infection in Senegal WEPEC201
Quality of antiretroviral therapy (ART) services are perceived to be better with community-based ART provision for female sex workers in Tanzania: qualitative findings WEPEE338
Prevalence and characteristics of HIV drug resistance in ART-experienced youth in Ndola, Zambia WEPEB079
Implementation of a safety protocol within a randomized controlled trial to support HIV-positive adolescent and young adult victims of violence in Ndola, Zambia WEPEC170
Oral presentation
Impact of the integration of a depression screening and treatment program into routine HIV care on HIV and mental health outcomes in Malawi THAE1204 HIV, Mental, Health and Integrated Care Across Africa
10:45 – 12:15
Prudence Mabele
(MH 2+ Corridor)
Poster exhibitions Exhibition Hall
Association of ART regimen with viral suppression in HIV-positive children in Eswatini: baseline data from the FAM-CARE study THPEB072
Barriers and facilitators to HIV testing services among men in Nairobi, Kenya THPEC105
Enhancing HIV testing and linkage in HIV care: assessing the utility of a HIV post-test checklist in Nairobi, Kenya THPEE349
Oral presentation
Impact of peer mentoring on viral suppression and internalized stigma among HIV-positive adolescents and young adults in Ndola, Zambia: Project YES! Youth engaging for success RCT results FRAB1602 Viral Load and Linkage
10:45 – 12:15
Prudence Mabele (MH 2+ Corridor)
Poster exhibitions Exhibition Hall
“There are no secrets anymore”: experiences of caregivers and health care workers using the Family-centered Care Model in Eswatini FRPED271
Impact of the WHO’s “test and start” guideline implementation on reaching WHO/UNAIDS’s 90-90-90 targets in Namibia FRPEC190
Uptake of HIV self testing among men who have sex with men who have never tested for HIV: attaining the UNAIDS 90:90:90 FRPEC127
The role of Stepping Stones in influencing gender-based violence: Exploratory data from South Africa FRPED302