Program at a Glance

Time Event
8:30-5:00pm ONSITE REGISTRATION
9:00-10:30 am Skills Building
10:30-11:00 am Skills Building
11:00-12:30 pm
Skills Building
12:30-2:00 pm Skills Building
2:00-3:30 pm Skills Building
3:30-5:00 pm OFFICIAL OPENING


Time Event
8:30-5:00pm Onsite Registration
9:00-10:30 am

Plenary Chairman:
Prof. Isabella A. Quakyi, Co-Chairman, NHARCON 2018

 

  • 1. Utilising Differentiated Models of Care Towards Achieving the 90-90-90 targets -
    WHO, Geneva

  • 2. Managing and using data in improving targeting and coverage of services in achieving epidemic control-
    PEPFA

  • 3. Achieving HIV epidemic control: Optimizing partnerships and synergies between the health facilities and community-based interventions -
    Dr Anthony Nsia Asare, Director General, Ghana Health Service

10:30-11:00 am Break
11:00-12:30 pm Abstract Driven Session
12:30-2:00 pm Poster Viewing & Lunch
2:00-3:30 pm Abstract Driven Session
3:30-5:00 pm Satellite

  • 1. HIV Cascade of Care- by Alere/Abbot

  • 2. Understanding the facilitators and barriers towards the attainment of the 90-90-90 targets for KPs in Ghana- by JSI Care Continuum Project

  • 3. Drug Use Policy in Ghana- by WADPN
5:00-6:00 pm Skill Building Workshop


Time Event
8:30-5:00pm Onsite Registration
9:00-10:30 am

Plenary Chairman:
Dr Emil Asamoah Odae,

 

  • 1. Evolution and state of ART in Ghana within the global context-
    Prof Kwasi Torpey, Head of Depart, PFRH, School of Public Health

  • 2. Immunology of HIV and Vaccine Development -
    Dr Roland Morgane, United States Military HIV Research Program, USA

  • 3. HIV Vaccines: Immunologen design for induction of Anti-HIV immune responses,
    Prof Tetsuro Matano, Director AIDS Research Center of National Institute of Infectious Diseases, Tokyo, Japan

 

10:30-11:00 am Break
11:00-12:30 pm Abstract Driven Session
12:30-2:00 pm Poster Viewing & Lunch
2:00-3:30 pm Abstract Driven Session
3:30-5:00 pm

Special Session

Title: HIV and co-infections in men who have sex with men: Ghana Men's Study II

 

5:00-6:00 pm Skill Building Workshop


Time Event
8:30-5:00pm Onsite Registration
9:00-10:30 am

Plenary Chairman:
Dr Anthony Nsia Asare, Director General, Ghana Health Sercvice

 

  • 1. Moments in public health: Lessons from the global HIV response to achieve epidemic control-
    Prof. PeterLamptey,Vice President, Family Health International (FHI)

  • 2. Leaving No One Behind: Rethinking accelerated comprehensive prevention and treatment for Key Populations and young people-
    JSI Care Continuum

  • 3. Making a case for socio-cultural, ethical and human rights aspects of the national HIV response
    Dr Amos K. Laar, Senior Lecturer, School of Public Health, University of Ghana
10:30-11:00 am Break
11:00-12:30 pm

Special Session

Chairman: Dr Stephen Ayisi-Addo, PM of NACP

Title: Progress towards eliminating mother-to-child
transmission of HIV (eMTCT) and reaching the
90- 90-90 targets by 2020 for children and
adolescents in Ghana.


12:30-2:00 pm Poster Viewing & Lunch
2:00-3:30 pm

Special Session

Chairman: Ms Angela Trenton-Mbonde,
Country Director, UNAIDS

Title: Quality Improvement & Management:
Site Improvement through Monitoring Systems

 

3:30-5:00 pm

Closing Ceremony

Dissemination of 2017 National HIV and AIDS Data

  • 1. National HIV and AIDS Estimates and Projections

  • 2. HIV Sentinel Surveillance Survey among Pregnant Women

 

5:00-6:00 pm