Time: 16:45 - 18:15
Reporter: Hategekimana Joselyne and Uwimana Clementine
Dr Mary Diouf of Senegal a presenté " Le marrainage des femmes enceinte seropositives parles sage femmes comme strategie d'elimination de la transmission du VIH de La mere à l'enfant". Ella a dit que L' elimination de La transmission du VIH de La mere à l'enfant est bin possible au Senegal appliquer Le passage à l'echelle de la stategie "one stops services" et ameliorer l'offre de services offerte par la sage femmes aux femmes enceinte seropositives et à leur familles.
Judy Amina of Kenya made a presentation on "sex positive approaches in delivery of sexual reproductive healthy and HIV/AIDS Related education and information to school going adolescents and young people". She noted that in Kenya, people have information on sex and sexuality but are restricted on talking about sexuality because of religion and cultural beliefs. Their study identified that learners were not satisfied with the responses their teachers give to their questions on sex and sexuality and so they access information using the Internet. The study shows adolescents want information on sex and sexuality and so seek for it. Training of facilitators become sex positive after training.
Nkenjeu Tchiegang Olivier a presenté " Evaluation de l'accès aux services complet de la prevention du VIH pour les population clé dans Le district de sante de Bamenda" A cet district de sane 29.2% travailleuses de sexe (TS) et 55.8% des Hommes ayant de rapport sexuels (HSH) ayant participés à l' etude avaient acces à des services complet de prevention du VIH. Mais il ya les obstacles tel que: La distance geographique, le manque d'information dans l'utilisation du preservatif. Pour que l'accès so if efficace, les acteurs doivent prendre end compte ces questions clé.
Dr Hadrian Mangwana presented on "Targeting men through testing patients with sexually transmitted infections at Kwisebmund Health Center". He identified the need for targeting persons with sexually transmitted infection as these includes the risk for HIV infection. The found in their study that 55.13% of men screened for HIV were HIV positive of which there was a significantly higher proportion of those with sexually transmitted infection turning out positive. Targeting STI patients has a good yield rate and those with sexually transmitted infection who test HIV negative should be eligible for PrEP.
Dave Burrows presentation was on "Assessment of HIV service packages for people who inject drugs (PWID) in 13 African countries". These countries were Angola, Benin, Cameroon, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Morocco, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Sudan, Togo and Tunisia. Nine of the 13 countries had good approaches for promoting HIV services package access by people who inject drugs such as supportive laws. Harm reduction is successfully implemented in Kenya. The quality of the services however, needs to be evaluated.