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Dear Colleagues,
Please to share with you news about the 2nd International Workshop on HIV Adolescence to be held in 10-12 October, Cape Town, South Africa. For more information please see the website.<http://www.virology-education.com/event/upcoming/2nd-adolescence-workshop/?utm_campaign=website&utm_source=sendgrid.com&utm_medium=email>

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Jessica

Jessica Rodrigues, MS
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UNICEF, HIV Section
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Dear Colleagues,
Sharing with you events organized by the International Community of Women Living with HIV at AIDS 2018.

See you there!
Jessica

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The Last Mile to EMTCT: Are we there yet?




Monday, July 23

08:00 - 10:00h

Venue: Auditorium

Breakfast will be provided.




This session, convened by PMTCT partners, will aim to answer three questions: (1) Where are we now and what still needs to be done?; (2) What are the game changers, innovations and keys to success we can learn from?; and (3) How data can help drive quality and better outcomes for mothers and children?

Speakers will include representatives from governments and civil society, ICAP, OGAC, UNAIDS, UNICEF and WHO.

Event conveners: ICAP, UNAIDS, UNICEF and WHO



Session Co-Chairs:
Deborah Von Zinkernagel (UNAIDS) and Elaine Abrams (ICAP)

Speakers:
Sani Aliyu (Nigeria)
Meg Doherty (WHO)
Priscilla Lumano-Mulenga (Zambia)
Chewe Luo (UNICEF)
Mary Mahy (UNAIDS)
Simangele Mthethwa-Hleza (Swaziland)
Lillian Mworeko (ICW)
Nono Simelela (WHO)
Fatima Tsiouris (ICAP)
Wiendra Waworuntu (Indonesia)
Heather Watts (PEPFAR)







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UNICEF, HIV Section
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The Last Mile to EMTCT: Are we there yet?




Monday, July 23
08:00 - 10:00h

Venue: Auditorium

Breakfast will be provided.




This session, convened by the PMTCT partners, will aim to answer three questions: (1) Where are we now and where do we need to go?; (2) What are the game changers and innovations that will get us to the finish line?; and (3) How can we better use data for quality improvement and monitoring progress?

Speakers will include representatives from governments and civil society, ICAP, OGAC, UNAIDS, UNICEF and WHO.

Event conveners: ICAP, UNAIDS, UNICEF and WHO



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Diagnose, Treat, Innovate: A Paradigm Shift for Ending Paediatric

AIDS




Monday, July 23
12:30 - 14:30h

Venue: Hall 11B

Refreshments will be provided.




This session will highlight game-changing innovations for paediatric HIV diagnosis, treatment and monitoring as well as evidence supporting their readiness for scale-up and opportunities for these innovations to complement the role of PMTCT programmes in the elimination of paediatric AIDS.

Speakers include: Smiljka de Lussigny (Unitaid); Ndlovu Nqobile (ASLM); Trevor Peter (CHAI); Rebecca Bailey (EGPAF); Victor Musiime (DNDi); Chewe Luo (UNICEF); George Siberry (PEPFAR); Surbhi Modi (CDC).

Event Conveners: ASLM, CHAI, DNDi, EGPAF, UNICEF and Unitaid



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Women Leaders in the Global HIV Response for Children




Wednesday, July 25
15:30 - 17:00h

Venue: Okura Hotel, Amsterdam

Refreshments will be provided.




UNICEF launches a new report examining the global HIV response for children, adolescents and young women from the perspectives of extraordinary women leaders who have led the response in their spheres and made it their life's work. The report tells a compelling story of the remarkable successes achieved over the course of 30 years of the epidemic, the difficulties encountered and the challenges overcome, and what lies ahead on the continuing road to ending AIDS for children and for all. UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta H. Fore will host the event which is sponsored in part by the Okura Hotel.



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Scaling Breakthrough Innovations to Transform

Adolescent AIDS Services




Wednesday, July 25
18:30 - 20:30h

Venue: E105-108

Refreshments will be provided.




This dialogue will identify critical themes that could inform the future of the global adolescent AIDS response. Panelists will reflect on the complex innovation landscape; discuss ways to move differentiated service delivery models and technological innovations beyond pilot scale; and examine the leadership, policy and systems attributes that have enabled transformative scaling up of adolescent-responsive services in selected contexts.

Speakers include: Henrietta Fore (Executive Director, UNICEF); TD Ciarán Cannon (Irish Minister of State for the Diaspora and International Development); HE Dr. Alfred Madigele (Minister of Health Botswana); Dr. Sani Aliyu (Director-General, NACA, Nigeria); Prof. Linda-Gail Bekker (President, IAS); Catherine Sozi (Director, Regional Support Team for Eastern and Southern Africa, UNAIDS); Dr. Nduku Kilonzo (Director, NACC, Kenya).

Event Conveners: UNICEF, UNAIDS, Irish AID



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SHE is the Future: Adolescent Girl and Young Women's Engagement

in a More Effective National Prevention Response




Thursday, July 26
07:00 - 08:30h

Venue: G104-105

Breakfast will be provided.




This dialogue will give voice to the hopes, dreams, and aspirations of the next generation of female leaders in the HIV response. Panelists will showcase innovative campaigns to galvanize a sustainable movement; stimulate intergenerational dialogue on how country-owned responses have elevated AGYW participation in the national and regional discourse; and examine whether existing investments are sufficient to turn the tide.

Speakers include Henrietta Fore (Executive Director, UNICEF), Ambassador Deborah L. Birx (U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator and Special Rep. for Global Health Diplomacy); Dr. Marijke Wijnroks (Chief of Staff, The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB & Malaria); HE Monica Geingos (First Lady of Namibia & UNAIDS Goodwill Ambassador, Adolescent Girls and Young Women), Prof. Linda-Gail Bekker (President, IAS); Julie Pulerwitz, (Director, HIV and AIDS, Population Council); and government leaders from Jamaica, South Africa and Zimbabwe.

Event Conveners: UNICEF, PEPFAR, IAS



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Key Considerations and Implementation Tools for Introducing

New HIV Point-of-Care Diagnostic Technologies into National Health

Programs




Thursday, July 26
18:30 - 20:30h

Venue: G104-105

Refreshments will be provided.




Many countries in Africa have introduced and are scaling up routine point-of-care (POC) early infant diagnosis (EID), and are also considering the targeted use of POC viral load (VL) testing within their national health programmes. To support countries with implementation, global health partners recently launched two complementary resources: Key Considerations for Introducing New HIV Point of Care Diagnostic Technologies in National Health Systems and the HIV Point-of-Care Diagnostics Toolkit. This session will highlight the specific contributions of these new resources, both of which are based upon robust implementation experience from more than 10 countries.

Speakers will include representatives from Ministries of Health, UNICEF, Unitaid, WHO, OGAC, ASLM, CHAI, EGPAF, and the International Coalition of Women Living with HIV (ICW).

Event Conveners: ASLM, CHAI, EGPAF, UNICEF and Unitaid



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Join us July 11th for a Webinar on Addressing adolescent girl and young women's risk and empowerment: Emerging lessons from the DREAMS Partnership

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Hosted by UNICEF HIV and Gender Sections




Addressing adolescent girl and young women's risk and empowerment:
Emerging lessons from the DREAMS Partnership




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Wednesday, July 11th, 2018

10:30 AM-12 PM EST

13th Floor Maurice Pate Conference Room, UNICEF House




Ensuring good health and promoting the well-being of young people, particularly adolescent girls and young women, is essential to achieving the global sustainable development goals. Strategic integrated programming on health issues, can offer an opportunity to address broader goals around education, gender equality, or access to economic resources. PEPFAR's DREAMS partnership is a unique example of a large scale program that has an explicit focus on HIV risk reduction, with programming that aims to addresses both health and structural vulnerabilities among adolescent girls and young women.

During this presentation, the Population Council team will share emerging lessons from their work around the DREAMS Partnership. They will highlight the characteristics, perspectives, and risk profiles of adolescent girls and young women (AGYW) and their male partners, considerations for expanding the HIV prevention package for AGYW, and insights on the implementation of this comprehensive HIV prevention intervention package.

Opening Remarks:
Roberto Benes, UNICEF Country Representative, Argentina

Presenters:
Julie Pulerwitz, ScD - Director, HIV and AIDS Program
Sanyukta Mathur, DrPH - Project Director, DREAMS Implementation Science Research
Miriam Temin, MSc - Project Director, Building Capacity for DREAMS Girl Platforms

Discussants:
Chewe Luo, MD PhD, Associate Director, HIV/AIDS, HIV Section
Anju Malhotra, PhD, Principal Advisor, Gender & Development, Gender Section


Colleagues from Population Council will be joining the session. Meet us in the 13th Floor Conference Room or join us via Skype.

To secure a seat to attend in person, please RSVP no later than July 9th by sending an email to:
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The Last Mile to EMTCT: Are we there yet?




Monday, July 23
08:00 - 10:00h

Venue: Auditorium

Breakfast will be provided.




This session, convened by the PMTCT partners, will aim to answer three questions: (1) Where are we now and where do we need to go?; (2) What are the game changers and innovations that will get us to the finish line?; and (3) How can we better use data for quality improvement and monitoring progress?

Speakers will include representatives from governments and civil society, ICAP, OGAC, UNAIDS, UNICEF and WHO.

Event conveners: ICAP, UNAIDS, UNICEF and WHO



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Diagnose, Treat, Innovate: A Paradigm Shift for Ending Paediatric

AIDS




Monday, July 23
12:30 - 14:30h

Venue: Hall 11B

Refreshments will be provided.




This session will highlight game-changing innovations for paediatric HIV diagnosis, treatment and monitoring as well as evidence supporting their readiness for scale-up and opportunities for these innovations to complement the role of PMTCT programmes in the elimination of paediatric AIDS.

Speakers include: Smiljka de Lussigny (Unitaid); Ndlovu Nqobile (ASLM); Trevor Peter (CHAI); Rebecca Bailey (EGPAF); Victor Musiime (DNDi); Chewe Luo (UNICEF); George Siberry (PEPFAR); Surbhi Modi (CDC).

Event Conveners: ASLM, CHAI, DNDi, EGPAF, UNICEF and Unitaid



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Women Leaders in the Global HIV Response for Children




Wednesday, July 25
15:30 - 17:00h

Venue: Okura Hotel, Amsterdam

Refreshments will be provided.




UNICEF launches a new report examining the global HIV response for children, adolescents and young women from the perspectives of extraordinary women leaders who have led the response in their spheres and made it their life's work. The report tells a compelling story of the remarkable successes achieved over the course of 30 years of the epidemic, the difficulties encountered and the challenges overcome, and what lies ahead on the continuing road to ending AIDS for children and for all. UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta H. Fore will host the event which is sponsored in part by the Okura Hotel.



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Scaling Breakthrough Innovations to Transform

Adolescent AIDS Services




Wednesday, July 25
18:30 - 20:30h

Venue: E105-108

Refreshments will be provided.




This dialogue will identify critical themes that could inform the future of the global adolescent AIDS response. Panelists will reflect on the complex innovation landscape; discuss ways to move differentiated service delivery models and technological innovations beyond pilot scale; and examine the leadership, policy and systems attributes that have enabled transformative scaling up of adolescent-responsive services in selected contexts.

Speakers include: Henrietta Fore (Executive Director, UNICEF); TD Ciarán Cannon (Irish Minister of State for the Diaspora and International Development); HE Dr. Alfred Madigele (Minister of Health Botswana); Dr. Sani Aliyu (Director-General, NACA, Nigeria); Prof. Linda-Gail Bekker (President, IAS); Catherine Sozi (Director, Regional Support Team for Eastern and Southern Africa, UNAIDS); Dr. Nduku Kilonzo (Director, NACC, Kenya).

Event Conveners: UNICEF, UNAIDS, Irish AID



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SHE is the Future: Adolescent Girl and Young Women's Engagement

in a More Effective National Prevention Response




Thursday, July 26
07:00 - 08:30h

Venue: G104-105

Breakfast will be provided.




This dialogue will give voice to the hopes, dreams, and aspirations of the next generation of female leaders in the HIV response. Panelists will showcase innovative campaigns to galvanize a sustainable movement; stimulate intergenerational dialogue on how country-owned responses have elevated AGYW participation in the national and regional discourse; and examine whether existing investments are sufficient to turn the tide.

Speakers include Henrietta Fore (Executive Director, UNICEF), Ambassador Deborah L. Birx (U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator and Special Rep. for Global Health Diplomacy); Dr. Marijke Wijnroks (Chief of Staff, The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB & Malaria); HE Monica Geingos (First Lady of Namibia & UNAIDS Goodwill Ambassador, Adolescent Girls and Young Women), Prof. Linda-Gail Bekker (President, IAS); Julie Pulerwitz, (Director, HIV and AIDS, Population Council); and government leaders from Jamaica, South Africa and Zimbabwe.

Event Conveners: UNICEF, PEPFAR, IAS



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Key Considerations and Implementation Tools for Introducing

New HIV Point-of-Care Diagnostic Technologies into National Health

Programs




Thursday, July 26
18:30 - 20:30h

Venue: G104-105

Refreshments will be provided.




Many countries in Africa have introduced and are scaling up routine point-of-care (POC) early infant diagnosis (EID), and are also considering the targeted use of POC viral load (VL) testing within their national health programmes. To support countries with implementation, global health partners recently launched two complementary resources: Key Considerations for Introducing New HIV Point of Care Diagnostic Technologies in National Health Systems and the HIV Point-of-Care Diagnostics Toolkit. This session will highlight the specific contributions of these new resources, both of which are based upon robust implementation experience from more than 10 countries.

Speakers will include representatives from Ministries of Health, UNICEF, Unitaid, WHO, OGAC, ASLM, CHAI, EGPAF, and the International Coalition of Women Living with HIV (ICW).

Event Conveners: ASLM, CHAI, EGPAF, UNICEF and Unitaid



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Jessica Rodrigues, MS
Programme Specialist (Partnerships and Learning)
UNICEF, HIV Section
3 UN Plaza
917 265-4533

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