Day 2

Agenda
WEDNESDAY, August 2, 2017

7:15-8:15

Meeting for special interest groups

8:30-8:45

REVIEW OF DAY 1-Main Auditorium

8.45-10.00

PLENARY 4-Main Auditorium

Health Workforce Preparedness And Effective Response To Communicable Diseases

Moderators: Abigail Kazembe /Jean Nachega

 

Topic: HIV/AIDS and adolescents

Name: Sabrina Kitaka

Makerere University, Uganda

Topic: The menace of infectious diseases in Africa

Name: John Nkengasong

Africa CDC, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Topic: Integrating clinical research into epidemic response – the Ebola experience

Name: Fred Wabwire-Mangen

Makerere University, Uganda

Topic: Global initiatives towards the elimination of malaria

Name: Fred Binka

University of Health and Allied Sciences, Ghana

DISCUSSION

10:00 -10:30

Tea Break

10:30-12:30

BREAK OUT SESSIONS: HEALTH WORKFORCE PREPAREDNESS AND EFFECTIVE RESPONSE TO HIV/AIDS

 

BREAKOUT 1: HIV/AIDS TREATMENT AND CARE I - Main Auditorium

Moderators: David Olaleye / Aster Tsegaye

Location:

 

Topic: Anti-Retroviral Modification and associated factors in HIV-Infected adult patients at a Kenyan Referral Hospital

Name: George Mugendi

Topic: Health Workforce Preparedness and Effective Response to HIV/AIDS and other Epidemics Achieving National Buy-in for Clinical Simulation Education in Zambia

Cheelo C.S

Topic: Low HIV Incidence in Pregnant and Postpartum Women Reviewing a Community-Based Combination HIV prevention Intervention in a High Incidence Setting in South Africa

Name: Jean B.Nachega

Topic: The Challenges of Community–based Interventions for People Living with HIV in Ghana: Lessons for Africa

Name: Kofi Akohene Mensah

Topic: Assessing Quality of HIV Counseling Services offered in Public Health Facilities in Kampala

Name: Victor Kyobutungi

Topic: Health Workforce Preparedness and Effective Response to HIV/AIDS and other Epidemics: Improving the Relevance of Nursing and Midwifery

Nchimunya Nambala

Topic: The Quality of integrated HIV/TB treatment and care: A Scoping Review

Name: Farzaneh Behroozi

Topic: Practise of Community –Based Tuberculosis Care Among Health Personnel and Patients in Abadan

Name: Akingbade Oluwadamilare

DISCUSSION

10:30-12:30

BREAK OUT 2 – HIV/AIDS TREATMENT AND CARE II-Examination Room One (1)

Moderator: James Hakim/ Fatima Suleman

 

Topic: The Effectiveness and Cost –Effectiveness of Community-Based Support for Adolescents Receiving Antiretroviral Treatment: An Operational Research Study in South Africa

Name: Jean Nachega

Topic: Determinants of the Outcome of PMTCT Measures at Three ART Centres in Kumasi Over a Three-Year Period

Name: Ayisi-Boateng Nana Kwame

Topic: Oral Manifestation and their Correlation to Baseline CD4 Count in HIV/AIDS patients in Ghana

Name: Emmanuel Amponsah

Topic: Guidelines for Nurses to Support Primary Caregivers of People Living with HIV in Malawi: A palliative Approach

Name: Esmie Mkwinda

Topic: Mortality burdens and trends of HIV/AIDS and TB among adults in Ethiopia: Evidence from Verbal Autopsy data

Name: Bilal Shikur Endris

Topic: Stigmatization of People Living With HIV/AIDS by Healthcare Workers: An Advancement in Care in the Emergency Setting

Name: Chris Oppong

Topic: Factors Affecting the Utilization of Tuberculosis Contact Tracing Program in Mulanje and Chiradzulu District Hospitals in Malawi

Name: Caroline Masangalawe

Topic: Knowledge on Hepatitis B and C infection among among primary care patients at the Komfo Anokye teaching hospital Malawi

Name: Esther Brafo-Kwakye

DISCUSSION

10:30-12:30

BREAK OUT 3 –HEALTH PROFESSIONS EDUCATION –Telemedicine Room

Moderator: Isaac Kibwage/ Rogathe Machange

 

Topic: The Perceived Usefulness of Community Based Education and Service (COBES)

Name: Anthony Amalba

 

Topic: Health Education in Africa: Time for a paradigm Shift

Name: Vuyu Kanda Golakai

Topic: Training of the Next Generation One Health Workforce: An Experience from a Rural Community in Western Uganda

Name: Abila Derrick Bary

Topic: Pre-Service Nursing and Midwifery Students take a Lead in option B+ online training

Name: Sikateyo TCC

Topic: Building Quality Clinical Nursing and Midwifery Education and Beyond: Implementation of Seven Master’s Programs in Nursing in Rwanda

Name: Robin Toft Klar

Topic: Peripheral Hospital Rotations to Relieve Over- crowding among Medical Students on KCMC Wards

Name: Ahaz Kulanga

Topic: The Effect of Community Based Education and Service (COBES) on Medical Graduates’ Choice of Specialty and Willingness to Work in Rural Communities in Ghana

Name: Anthony Amalba

Topic: A partnership Approach to Scaling-up Health Professionals Education in Somaliland

Name: Max Mallas-Secrett

DISCUSSION

10:30-12:30

BREAK OUT 4: TRAINING STRATEGIES - Zero Room

Moderators: Nthabiseng Phaladze/Abdon Mukalay

 

Topic: Developing Mentorship in Resource-limited Context: A qualitative Research Study of the Experiences and Perceptions of the Makerere University Students And Faculty Mentorship Programme

Name: Sarah Kiguli

Topic: Building Junior faculty research capacity through enhanced training & mentoring curriculum. The Case Study of UZCHS-PERFECT

Name: Antony Matsika

Topic: Addressing the Shortage of Health Professionals through phytomedicine: antimalarial plants used by traditional Healers in the Mogovolas District of Mozambique

Name: Leonardo Manuel

Topic: The Long- term impact of point-of-care cardiopulmonary ultrasound training in Ghana

Name: Maxwell Osei-Ampofo

Topic: A System of Skills for the Medical Major, its relationship with Professional Performance: An Updated Review

Name: Leyani Chavez Noya de Oliveira

Topic: Determinants and Impact of Professionally Determined Unmet Pharmacy Services and/or Practices Needs in Ghana

Name: Michael Opoku Agyemang

Topic: Promoting Research through ICT Excellence (PRICE). A Case Study at the University of Zimbabwe College of Health Sciences (UZCHS)

Name: M. Muvoti

DISCUSSION

10:30-12:30

BREAK OUT 5:

WORKSHOP 4- Finding evidence-based Medical Information on the Internet- Examination Room two (2)

Convener: Steve Walsh

Stellenbosch University, SA

10:30-12:30

BREAK OUT 6

WORKSHOP 5- Establishing a Peer Review Process to Evaluate Teaching-Seminar Room

Convener: Joe Kolars

University of Michigan, USA

12:30-1.30

Lunch

1.30-3.00

PLENARY 5: Strengthening Capacity for Health Research-Main Auditorium

Moderators: Marietjie de Villiers/ Roger Glass

 

Topic: Global Health Research and Implementation for Impact

Name: Keith Martin

Consortium of Universities for Global Health, USA

Topic: Building Research Capacity of African Universities

Name: Ernest Aryeetey

African Research Universities Alliance

Topic: Role of AESA in building grant management capacity in Africa

Name: Benjamin Gyampoh

African Academy of Sciences, Kenya

Topic: Disseminating Research through Publication in a Journal

Name: David Ofori-Adjei

Ghana Medical Journal

 

DISCUSSION

3.15 – 4.30

PLENARY 6: Strengthening Capacity for Research – The Role of External Partners in Funding Research -Main Auditorium

Moderators: Jean Nachega/Elsie Kiguli-Malwadde

 

Topic: Building Capacity for Diagnosis and Treatment of HIV/AIDS in Africa

Name: Myat Htoo Razak

Health Service Resources and Administration (HRSA), USA

Topic: Funding Opportunities for Training in Health Research

Name: Jong-On Hahm

Fogarty international Center, National Institutes of Health (NIH), USA

Topic: Impact of USAID sponsored research on the quality of health care in Africa

Name: Felix Osei-Sarpong

USAID

Topic: GE Foundation Healthcare Initiatives in Africa

Name: Estella Anku

GE Healthcare

DISCUSSION

4:30-5:30

Tea Break –and POSTER SESSION—MINGLING SESSION-Forecourt

5:30

End of Day 2

 

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Contact Information

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Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology
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Kumasi, Ghana

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Email: afrehealth@gmail.com

Registration

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- Early bird registration deadline:   30th June, 2017 ; Fees:   $200
- Late registration deadline:  30th July, 2017 ; Fees:  $250
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