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Thursday, July 14, 2011

EngenderHealth at 2011 IAS Conference (July 17–20)

EngenderHealth will participate in the 2011 International AIDS Society conference, the largest open scientific meeting on HIV and AIDS. Held in Rome from July 17 to 20, the conference will focus on HIV pathogenesis, treatment, and prevention and aims to convert theory into practice while building a body of evidence for successful HIV programming.

Jared Nyanchoka, EngenderHealth Technical Advisor, will present “Improving Male Circumcision Coverage Through Task Shifting to Non-Physician Clinicians.” Mark Barone, Senior Medical Associate, will presentSpontaneous Detachment of the Shang Ring following Adult Male Circumcision.”

Other conference papers by EngenderHealth address the prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) of HIV and the role of men in reproductive and child health, based on our experience in Tanzania:
  • The role of male involvement in improving reproductive and child health: Lessons from Iringa, Tanzania
  • Intensified counseling and support on treatment adherence and infant feeding options improves clients' health practices in PMTCT Services: Experience from Iringa, Tanzania
  • The efficacy of triple antiretroviral treatment during pregnancy and breastfeeding for prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV-1: Hospital setting experience from Tanzania
Read more about EngenderHealth's work to support male circumcision service delivery, expand PMTCT services, and expand men's roles in improving reproductive health.

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