Join JSI at ICASA 2021

November 30th, 2021 | Event


The International Conference on AIDS and STIs in Africa (ICASA 2021), December 611, will be held virtually and in-person in Durban, South Africa. This year’s theme is Africa’s AIDS response: The race to 2030 – Evidence, Scale Up, Accelerate. JSI staff will be represented on two panels and 11 poster presentations. We are also co-hosting a satellite session. See below for details.


December 7, 7:30am8:15am Eastern Standard Time (2:30pm3:15pm South Africa Standard Time)
Defining Person-Centered Care within the HIV Treatment Continuum in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Systematic Review, Malia Duffy, Caitlin Madevu-Matson, Jessica Posner, Antonia Powell, Hana Zwick (#TUAE0403)

December 10, 5:35am6:20am EST (12:35pm1:20pm SAST)
Risk Factors for Physical and Sexual Violence against Female Sex Workers in Ghana, P. Ayamah, K. Atuahene, David Tetteh Nartey, J. M. K. Aheto (#FRAD2001)

Satellite symposium

December 6, 2:45am3:30am EST (9:45am10:30am SAST)
Putting people at the center: Designing, implementing, and measuring impact of person-centered HIV care, JSI and PATH


December 710, 4:30am5:30am EST (11:30am12:30pm SAST)

HIV epidemic control last mile: everyone could know their HIV status through self-testing in the Western region of Ghana, Henry Tagoe, Waimar Tun, Edward Adiibokah (#PEC016)

The role of PrEP for populations at high risk of HIV infection, Henry Tagoe, Waimar Tun, Edward Adiibokah (#PEC025)

Improving data management and accountability at ART site level for impactful decision making in Western and Western North Regions of Ghana,  David Tetteh Nartey, Ayetey Jacob Eyiah, Yussif Ahmed Abdul Rahman, Henry Nagai (#PECO35)

Know your numbers: A catalyst to Improve Viral Load Coverage in Western Region of Ghana, David Tetteh Nartey, Yussif Ahmed Abdul Rahman, Henry Nagai (#PECO17)

“I know little about mental health:” opportunities and challenges of integrating mental health and HIV services in Ghana, Edward Adiibokah, Waimar Tun, Henry Tagoe (#PEE044)

Improving linkage to care in a large municipal hospital through the application of continuous quality improvement methodology, Paul Yikpotey, Henry Nagai, Yussif Ahmed Abdul Rahman (#PEE023)

Integration of Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission Services into Existing Community-Based Health Services to Reach Underserved Communities, Ghana, Angelina Kodua Nyanor, Egbert Bruce, Michael Kwashie, Olivia Dotse, Charles Agyapong, Edward Adiibokah, Yussif Ahmed Abdul Rahman (#PEE045) 

Service continuity in stigmatized areas: Using social media to link key populations to HIV services, Ebenezer Kye-Mensah, Angelina Kodua Nyanor, Egbert Bruce, Rita Avle Gavor Emefa, Henry Nagai, Yussif Ahmed Abdul Rahman (#PED012)

HIV-Self Testing among Key Populations in a hostile environment in Ghana, Dambasea Andrews, Owusu Mark, Wosornu Senyo, Owusu Elliot (#PEC080)

Appointment booklet: An innovative way to reduce interruption in treatment of PLHIV in Ghana, Dambasea Andrews, Edward Adiiboka, Mark Owusu, Senyo Wosornu (#PEC008)

Increasing case finding in low prevalence populations: Using unsuppressed viral load and treatment interruption to guide index testing among MSM in Ghana, Owusu Mark Kofi, Wosornu Senyo K, Dambasea Andrews, Owusu Elliot, Antonia Powell (#PEB026)

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