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  • Date: May 10-13, 2022
  • Location: Kampala, Uganda (in person)

The annual INTEREST Conference is the premier scientific conference for HIV in Africa and brings together scientists involved in HIV treatment, pathogenesis, and prevention research from around the world. The conference will showcase cutting-edge knowledge in the diagnosis and treatment of HIV and the prevention of the HIV-1 infection. Additionally, it will continue to foster building a community of African physicians and scientists to facilitate the implementation of local solutions for the management of patients living with HIV-1 infection and for the prevention of HIV transmission.

INTEREST 2022 will take place in Kampala, Uganda from May 10-13, 2022 and the program will consist of invited lectures, oral abstract presentations, a debate, skill-building sessions, panel discussions, and sponsored symposia. Find the 2022 program here.

The following ICAP abstracts will be represented at the INTEREST conference:

Trends in recent HIV-1 infection among new diagnoses in Eswatini and Rwanda, 2019–2021

Presenting Author: Jean Claude Irabona

Authors: Eugenie Poirot, Giles Reid, Collins Kamanzi, Augustin Mulindabigwi, Beata Sangwayire, Eric Remera, Gallican N. Rwibasira, Elysee Tuyishime, Eugenie Kayirangwa, Tom Oluoch, Vusie Lokotfwako, Dumile Sibandze, Lenhle Dube, Samkelo Simelane, Cebisile Ngcamphalala, Gugu Mlipha, Munyaradzi Pasipamire, Melissa Arons, Kathryn Lupoli, Amitabh Suthar, Kemba Lee, Veronicah Mugisha, Suzue Saito, Harriet Nuwagaba-Biribonwoha

Presentation Type: Poster

Time: 5/11/22, 10:10-10:40 Kampala, Uganda time

Healthcare providers’ knowledge of, attitudes towards, and experience with HIV-1 recency testing and index testing in Rwanda, July – December 2021

Presenting Author: Jean Claude Irabona

Authors: Jarjieh Fang, Eugenie Poirot, Jean Claude Iribona, Collins Kamanzi, Vusumuzi Maliwa, Vedaste Mesengesho, Giles Reid, Koen Frederix, Veronicah Mugisha, Augustin Mulindabigwi, Eric Remera, Valens Mbonitegeka, Elysee Tuyishime, Samuel S. Malamba, Eugenie Kayirangwa, Tom Olouch, Amitabh Suthar, David Miller, Gallican Rwibasira, Suzue Saito, Beata Sangwayire

Presentation Type: Poster

Time: 5/11/22, 10:10-10:40 Kampala, Uganda time

Defining and measuring quality standards for differentiated ART models in Cote d’Ivoire, Malawi, and Rwanda

Presenting Author: Martin Msukwa

Authors: Gillian Dougherty, Brian Kwizera, Martin Msukwa, Stanley Ngoma, Peter Preko, William Reidy, Bohoussou Simplice, Miriam Rabkin

Presentation Type: Poster

Time: 5/10/22, 4:00-4:30 Kampala, Uganda time

Correlates of recent infection among persons newly diagnosed with HIV in Nigeria, March 2020–September 2021

Presenting Author: Solomon Abate

Presentation Type: Poster

Time: 5/11/22, 10:10-10:40, Kampala, Uganda time

Integrating 3HP-based Tuberculosis Preventive Treatment (TPT) into Zimbabwe’s Fast Track HIV treatment model: Aligning TPT and HIV visits, multi-month dispensing, and telephone follow-up were feasible and acceptable

Presenting Author: Munyaradzi Mapingure

Authors: Munyaradzi Mapingure, Jennifer M. Zech, Yael Hirsch-Moverman, Martin Msukwa, Andrea A. Howard, Clorata Gwanzura, Tsitsi Apollo, Charles Sandy, Godfrey Musuka, Miriam Rabkin

Presentation Type: Poster

Time: 5/12/22, 2:55-3:25 Kampala, Uganda time

High demand for HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) services amongst key populations: Early lessons from Sierra Leone’s first PrEP program

Presenting Author: Eric Ikoona

Authors: Eric Ikoona, Martin Msukwa, Oliver Eleeza, Lauren Parmley, Lubinda Chingumbe, Julie Franks, Ellen Morrison, Mariama Murray, Abdul Rahman Sessay, Jennifer Zech, Miriam Rabkin, Susan Michaels-Strasser, Mame Toure

Presentation Type: Poster

Time: 5/11/22, 2:10-2:40 Kampala, Uganda time

Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and related restrictions on the lives of young people living with HIV in Kisumu, Kenya

Presenting Author: Martin Msukwa

Authors: Jennifer Zech, Allison Zerbe Buba, Michael Mangold, Steve Akoth, Redempta David, Judith Odondi, Doris Naitore, Kelvin Ndede, Mark Hawken, Tiffany Harris, Elaine J. Abrams

Presentation Type: Poster

Time: 5/10/22, 10:30-11:00 Kampala, Uganda time

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