Scaling Index Testing and Partner Notification for HIV Epidemic Control

April 18th, 2019 | News


On April 11, 2019, JSI HIV experts held a webinar highlighting best practices and lessons learned from our work delivering HIV services and building partner and government capacity to scale index testing and partner notification approaches.

Expert panelists:

Repsina Chintalova-Dallas, Senior Technical Advisor, AIDSFree
Repsina Chintalova-Dallas has been working in international public health for over 18 years. She is currently a Senior Technical Adviser on the AIDSFree project managing the HIV testing services portfolio with a focus on index testing and partner notification.

Dr. Kalasa MwandaDeputy Project Director-Clinical Services, USAID DISCOVER-Health Project, Zambia
Kalasa Mwanda is a medical doctor who has worked in both the public sector and with NGOs in the HIV field for over 15 years. He currently supports the JSI-implemented project USAID DISCOVER-Health in Zambia as Deputy Project Director-Clinical Services.

Henry Nagai, Chief of Party, USAID Strengthening the Care Continuum Project, Ghana 
Dr. Henry Nagai has over 17 years of experience as a public health and development practitioner with particular expertise in communicable and non-communicable diseases. Currently, he is the Project Director/Chief of Party for the JSI-implemented USAID Strengthening the Care Continuum project in Ghana with focus on HIV and Key populations.

Watch the Webinar: 

Presenters answered audience questions here.

You can access additional resources through the AIDSFree HIV Testing Services Knowledge Base, including the Partner Notification Handbook.

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