IAS Satellite Session to Explore Using Human-centered Design to Improve Outcomes Across the HIV Continuum of Care

June 17th, 2020 | News

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Save the Date: Please join JSI on Thursday, July 9 for an AIDS2020 satellite session that explores the process and outcomes of using human-centered design (HCD) across multiple HIV prevention interventions, including pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) and HIV self-testing. 

The panel, moderated by Emily Harris, USAID Office of HIV and AIDS, will feature Cal Bruns, chief innovationist at Matchboxology; Michelle Kreger, senior portfolio manager at IDEO.org, and Mwansa Njelesani-Kaira, JSI Senior Advisor for Prevention & Behavioural Change at the USAID DISCOVER-Health Project in Zambia.

Human-centered design recognizes the individual and uses a co-creation process to develop solutions that fit into their lives. HCD uses empathy, rapid & iterative co-creation, continuous user feedback for transformational change. The panelists will share their real-world experiences at the intersection of design and health.  

We hope this session will act as a call to action to encourage the use and application of HCD in global public health and invite interested participants to join existing global health design communities like Design for Health.  

Save the Date:
Begin with the end in mind: Using human-centered design to improve outcomes across the HIV continuum of care
Thursday, July 9th
8am PDT, 11am EDT, 5pm SAT

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