Published on 12/04/2024

The 12th International Francophone Conference on HIV, Hepatitis, Sexual Health and Emerging Infections AFRAVIH 

The12th International Francophone Conference on HIV, Hepatitis, Sexual Health and Emerging Infections AFRAVIH will take place from 16 to 19 April 2024 at the Palais des Congrès in Yaoundé, Cameroon.

ENDA Santé will be present and actively involved in the various symposia organized by the partners:

  • Solthis and EQUIPOP on the SANSAS project in Senegal: a comprehensive response to the SRHR/HIV needs of adolescents and young people, on Wednesday April 17, 2024, at 12:15-13:30, S4-Meeting Room E. In this meeting, we will discuss the added value of mobile clinics during social mobilization activities, an ENDA Santé strategy in the SANSAS project.
  • WHO/UNAIDS on the theme: Sustaining the HIV response for 2030 and beyond in West and Central Africa (17/04/2024, 12h15-13h30, S3- salle du huis clos);
  • SP13-Migrationsand crises (18/04/2024, 10:30-12:00, S4-Meeting room E)
  • SP19-Careand key populations (18/04/2024, 15h-17h, S 5, Complexe E), Moderator Bruno SPIRE, Nguissali TURPIN

 In addition to the symposia, we will be presenting 13 papers from various projects and programs: (FEVE IMPULSE, CARES, Jigeen Fullë)

3 Oral communications 

  • Implementing a program to prevent mother-to-child transmission of HBV: lessons learned from the CARES experience in Casamance, Senegal (17/04/2024, 16h-16h25, S 5)
  • Resurgence of stigma and discrimination in HIV service provision structures among HCPs, MSM and permanent contracts monitored by ENDA Santé in 9 countries covered by the FEVE project (Senegal, Côte d'Ivoire, Mali, Burkina Faso, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Gambia, Niger, Cape Verde) (17/04/2024, 10am-10:30am)
  • The role of community actors in cross-border HIV management between Gambia-Guinea Bissau-Senegal (17/04/2024, 11am-10-11:25am. S 3)

9 posters

  • Hepatitis B virus seroprevalence among different targets in Ziguinchor (Senegal) as part of the CARES project (Casamance Research-program on HIV-Resistance and Sexual health) (17/04/2024, 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.)
  • Involvement of midwives in the prevention of mother-to-child transmission of the hepatitis B virus (HBV): experience of the "Casamance Research program on HIV-Resistance and Sexual Health" CARES in Ziguinchor Senegal (18/04/2024, 2pm-3pm)
  • Screening and treatment strategy for cervical dysplasias associated with Human Papillomavirus in women living with HIV: experience of the "Casamance Research program on HIV-Resistance and Sexual Health" CARES in Ziguinchor, Senegal (18/04/2024, 2pm-3pm).
  • Setting up a prospective cohort of patients with hepatitis B in the peripheral area: Experience with the CARES program(18/04/2024, 2pm-3pm)
  • Integrated provision of sexual health services to key populations in border areas: The example of the FEVE impulse project in Ziguinchor, Senegal (18/04/2024, 14h-15h)
  • Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs), an innovative way to prevent STIs/HIV for the FEVE Impulse project(17/04/2024, 14h-15h)
  • Socio-demographic characteristics and vulnerability of women drug users in Dakar and the Petite Côte (17/04/2024, 2-3 p.m.), Jigeen Fullë project
  • Prevalence of HIV and hepatitis B among HCWs, MSM and IDUs in Bissau in 2022 (17/04/2024, 2pm-3pm)
  • Associative dynamics: empowering women drug users to reduce their vulnerability through the gender approach in Dakar Community Engagement (18/04/2024, 2pm-3pm)
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