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Connecting research to practice: FHI 360's presence at AIDS 2014

July 17, 2014

FHI 360 is pleased to join our colleagues from around the world at the 20th International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2014). 

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Highlights of our technical presence include:

Symposia session

Public Engagement with HIV ScienceJuly 22 — Melbourne Room 2

Kathleen (Kate) MacQueen, PhD, MPH, presenter

FHI 360-sponsored satellite sessions

Voluntary Medical Male CircumcisionJuly 22 — Melbourne Room 1

Key PopulationsJuly 23 — Room 111–112

Women and ARV-based HIV PreventionJuly 24 — Room 111–112

Abstract session

Contraception and HIV, Difficult Choices?July 24 — Melbourne Room 2

Timothy Mastro, MD, session co-chair and Charles Morrison, PhD, presenter

FHI 360 Presentation Highlights

Saturday 19 July

10:30–11:50, Melbourne Town Hall

MSMGF Pre-Conference Session

#MSMTransTech: Documenting ICT Promising Practices, Strategies, and Approaches among MSM and Transgender People

Kimberly Green

Monday 21 July

11:30–12:00, Exhibit Hall: Canada Pavilion, Booth 401

Engaging Hard-to-Reach MSM in India: Sahaay Operations Research Study

Myriam Hamdallah

13:00–14:00, Room 104

Oral Poster Discussion Session: Voluntary Male Circumcision: Assessing Impacts, Barriers and Facilitators

The effect of conditional economic compensation on uptake of voluntary medical male circumcision: a randomized controlled trial of a demand creation intervention for male circumcision in Kenya

Kawango Agot

13:00–14:00, Room 105-106 

Oral Poster Discussion Session: The Social and Cultural Context of Risk and Prevention

Reasons for Potential Risk Compensation When Taking Pre-exposure Prophylaxis among Women at High Risk of HIV in Kenya and South Africa

Amy Corneli

18:30–20:30, Plenary 3

Satellite Session: Women, HIV/AIDS and Non-Communicable Diseases: A Call to Action in Lower and Middle Income Countries

Regional, Country Experience and Young Professional Involvement in Women's HIV and NCD Issue

Peter Lamptey, panelist

Tuesday 22 July

11:00–12:30, Melbourne Room 2

Symposia Session: Public Engagement with HIV Science

Stakeholder Engagement and Good Participatory Practices for Global Clinical Trials: Developing Tools and Models for the 21st Century

Kate MacQueen

18:30–20:30, Melbourne Room 1

Satellite Session: New Technologies to Improve Efficiency in VMMC and EIMC Scale Ups

Performance of the ShangRing for Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision in Clinical Studies in Kenya and Zambia

Timothy Mastro

Wednesday 23 July

7:00–8:30, Room 111–112

Satellite Session: Operationalizing Community-Centered Clinical Services for Key Populations

Chaired and moderated by UNFPA and FHI 360

18:30–20:30, Room 104

Satellite Session: Overcoming HIV in Conservative Social Settings

Reaching Out, Stepping Up: Working with Vulnerable Populations in a Difficult Context

Cherif Soliman

Thursday 24 July

13:00–14:00, Room 111–112

Oral Poster Discussion Session: Men Matter: Targeting Men Who Have Sex with Women

Increasing Male Uptake of HIV Counseling and Testing by Creating Male-Friendly Services in Munhava, Beira City, Mozambique

Shirley Ko

14:30–16:00, Melbourne Room 2

Oral Abstract Session: Contraception and HIV, Difficult Choices?

Hormonal Contraception and HIV Infection: Results from a Large Individual Participant Data Meta-Analysis

Timothy Mastro, Session co-chair

Charles Morrison, Presenter

18:30–20:30, Room 111–112

Satellite Session: Women and ARV-Based HIV Prevention: Challenges and Opportunities

Kate MacQueen, Timothy Mastro, Michael Stalker, Amy Corneli

18:30–20:30, Plenary 3

Satellite Session: Arise: Enhancing HIV Prevention Programs for At-Risk Populations

HIV Prevention for Hard-to-Reach MSM Using Mobile Technology in India: The Sahaay Project

Ashok Agarwal

FHI 360 scientists will also present 23 posters that will be part of the poster exhibition. Please view here for the full listing.

For those attending the conference, visit FHI 360 at Booth 127 in the Exhibit Hall.