• Date: March 7-10, 2019
  • Location: Hilton Chicago Hotel, Chicago, Illinois


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Friday, March 8, 2019 (Day One)

4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Room: Stevens C5/6 / Lower Level

Oral Abstract Presentations: Young Scientists in Global Health

Moderator: TBC


  • Determining the Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine Coverage Required for Indirect Protection within Asia and the Pacific
    ​Jocelyn Chan, Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA
  • Capacity for Innovation: Roll-out of First HIV Pre-exposure Prophylaxis Services in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
    Halli Olsen, ICAP at Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
  • Barriers and Facilitators to Digital Health Collaboration Between Academia and Industry: A Cross-Cultural Analysis
    Chelsea Liu, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
  • An Analysis of South African Physician Emigration, Return Migration and Shared Migration, 1991-2017
    Joseph Nwadiuko, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
  • Environmental Risk Factors for Cleft Lip and Palate: Considering Exposures Unique to Low Resource Settings
    Allyn Auslander, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, USA


Sunday, March 10, 2019 (Day Three)

9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Room: Continental A / Lobby Level

Recommendations for Research from the Committee on Improving the Quality of Health Care Globally

“Crossing the Global Quality Chasm: Improving Health Care Worldwide” is a recent study by the National Academy of Science, Engineering and Medicine (NASEM). It addresses quality of care as “a serious obstacle to improving health among the world’s poorest and most marginalized people.” NASEM committee members and others will address the report recommendations, including an implementation science research agenda for health care quality. A commissioner from the recent Lancet Commission on “High-quality health systems in the Sustainable Development Goals Era: time for a revolution” will discuss the report, focusing on improving quality of care via implementation research.


  • Wafaa El-Sadr, University Professor of Epidemiology and Medicine, Global Director, ICAP at Columbia University, USA
  • Peter Kilmarx, Deputy Director, Fogarty International Center, National Institutes of Health, USA


  • Mohammad Ali, Associate Professor in the Hubert Department of Global Health and Department of Epidemiology at Emory University’s Rollins School of Public Health, USA
  • Millicent Olulo, Country Director, PharmAccess Kenya and Program Director, SafeCare Kenya
  • Marcel Yotebieng, College of Public Health, The Ohio State University, USA; School of Public Health , University of Kinhasa, Democratic Republic of Congo
  • Lisa Hirschhorn, Professor of Medical Social Sciences and Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, USA


ICAP Poster Presentations

All ICAP poster presentations will take place on Friday, March 8, from 1:00–2:30 p.m. in Salon Stevens D / Lower Level (Exhibition Area)

Implementing Key Population-friendly services within Public Sector Clinics in Myanmar to Improve HIV Uptake and Outcomes
Presented by: Halli Olsen

Establishing a System for Surveillance of HIV Infected Infants in Nampula Province, Mozambique
Presented by: Samuel Castro

Data Quality Assessment of Family Planning & HIV Registers in Zambia
Presented by: Valentina Pelaez

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