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BIPAI at AIDS 2012 (Posters now uploaded!)

The BIPAI network will be well-represented at the AIDS 2012 conference in Washington, D.C. The following posters are set for presentation during the conference:

4th International Workshop on HIV Pediatrics  

1.Regimen-specific adherence to antiretroviral therapy (ART) among HIV-infected adolescents at a pediatric HIV-treatment centre in Gaborone, Botswana (ORAL)...M.Marape et al. [Download Poster PDF]

2.Characteristics of Learning Difficulties(LD) in children identified as poor school performers at a paediatric HIV centre in Gaborone, Botswana (POSTER)..O.Phoi et al. [Download Poster PDF]

3. Predictors of HIV-1 slow disease progression among perinatally-infected children in Botswana (POSTER)..M.Marape et al. [Download Poster PDF]

4. To feed or to nourish? Perspectives of HIV-infected and affected children on feeding practices in their schools (POSTER)...J.Makhanda et al. [Download Poster PDF]

5. Prevalence of HIV-related Dental Disease in Children at the Botswana-Baylor Children´s Clinical Centre of Excellence (COE) in Gaborone, Botswana (POSTER)..M.Matshaba et al. [Download Poster PDF]

6. Teen Leaders as Counselors at Camp Hope Botswana: A New Initiative in the Empowerment and Care of HIV-Positive Children and Adolescents in Botswana (WORKSHOP)..E. Kossow et al. 

7. Perspectives of HIV Infected Batswana Children on their Schooling Environment (WORKSHOP)..G.Anabwani et al. 

8. Stitch-by-Stitch: A Pilot Income-Generating Project (IGP) to Empower Teen Mothers at a Paediatric HIV Treatment Centre in Botswana (WORKSHOP)..O.Phoi et al. 

9. Labour of Love: Caregivers' Self-Reported Challenges in Caring for HIV Infected Children (WORKSHOP)..G.Letamo et al 

10. O'icheke Campaign Year 1: Changing Attitudes and Behaviours Towards Multiple Concurrent Partnerships Amongst HIV-Infected Adolescents in Botswana (WORKSHOP)..L.Tolle et al. 

11. O'icheke Year 2: Changing Attitudes Towards Multiple Concurrent Partnerships,Intergenerational and Transactional Sex Amongst Adolescents (WORKSHOP)..L.Tolle et al. 

12. Tutoring Programme: Improving the School Performance of HIV-infected Children at the Botswana-Baylor Children's Clinical Centre of Excellence (WORKSHOP)..P.Butzen et al. 

13. Correlation between pill count adherence and virologic outcomes among children on salvage antiretroviral therapy in Botswana (WORKSHOP)..A.Sathyamoorthi et al. 

14. Clinical Variables Associated with Short Stature in HIV-infected children attending Botswana-Baylor Children´s Clinical Centre of Excellence (WORKSHOP)..D.Joel et al. 

AIDS 2012 

Oral and Poster Presentations: 

1.     "Challenges and coping mechanisms of HIV-positive school age children in Botswana"
Gobopamang Letamo
for the oral abstract session: 

Growing Up with HIV: Transitioning from Childhood to Adolescence to Adulthood 

23.07.2012 

14:30-16:00 

Session Room 6 

2.     "The psychosocial impact of HIV on the siblings of infected children"
Tafireyi Marukutira
for the oral abstract session: 

Challenges of Caregiving 

23.07.2012 

16:30-18:00 

Session Room 8 

3.     "Regimen-specific adherence to antiretroviral therapy (ART) among HIV-infected adolescents at a pediatric HIV-treatment centre in Gaborone, Botswana". [Download Poster PDF]

Author: Marape Marape
Date of poster display and presentation: Monday, 23 July 2012 from 12:30 - 14:30.
Location: Exhibition Hall, Level 2 

4.     "Disclosure of children´s HIV status to school personnel: to do or not to do?" [Download Poster PDF]

Author: Grace Karugaba.
Date of poster display and presentation: Monday, 23 July 2012 from 12:30 - 14:30.
Location: Exhibition Hall, Level 2 

5.     "Teen Mothers Support Group (TMSG): improving the clinical and psychosocial well being of HIV-infected teenage mothers at the Botswana-Baylor Children's Clinical Centre of Excellence (BBCCCOE)" [Download Poster PDF]

Author: Emily Kossow..
Date of poster display and presentation: Wednesday, 25 July 2012 from 12:30 - 14:30.
Location: Exhibition Hall, Level 2 

6.     "Survey on the school needs of HIV-infected children and adolescents in Botswana". [Download Poster PDF]

Author: Grace Karugaba

Date of poster display and presentation: Wednesday, 25 July 2012 from 12:30 - 14:30.
Location: Exhibition Hall, Level 2 

7.     "Isoniazid preventive therapy (IPT) and risk of resistant Tuberculosis: a systematic review and meta-analysis". [Download Poster PDF]

Author: Marape Marape
Date of poster display and presentation: Wednesday, 25 July 2012 from 12:30 - 14:30.
Location: Exhibition Hall, Level 2 

8.      "Long-term and short-term CD4 T cell response to antiretroviral therapy (ART) among HIV-infected adults in an outpatient clinic at the Botswana-Baylor Children´s Clinical Centre of Excellence in Gaborone Botswana". [Download Poster PDF]

Author: Premal Patel
Date of poster display and presentation: Thursday, 26 July 2012 from 12:30 - 14:30.
Location: Exhibition Hall, Level 2 

9.   "Low rates of early mother-to-child HIV transmission in a routine programmatic setting in Lilongwe, Malawi" [Download Poster PDF

Abstract number: 13318

Date of poster display: Wednesday, 25 July 2012

Location: Poster Exhibition Area

10.  "The Tingathe program: community health workers improving case finding, enrolment, and care of HIV-exposed and infected children in Malawi" 

Oral presentation

Author:Saeed Ahmed

Date and Time: Tuesday afternoon, 19 July 2011

11.   "Creating Indigenous Non-Government Organizations for Program Management, Support and Operations: Baylor College of Medicine International Pediatric AIDS Initiative"  [Download Poster PDF]  

Author: Michael Mizwa

Date of poster display: Wednesday, 25 July 2012

Location: Poster Exhibition Area

12.   "Public Private Partnerships: Baylor College of Medicine International Pediatric AIDS Initiative at Texas Children´s Hospital". [Download Poster PDF]

Author: Michael Mizwa

Date of poster display: Wednesday, 25 July 2012

Location: Poster Exhibition Area

13.   "Utilization of the Balanced Score Card for Effective Management of NGOs Providing HIV Services in Developing Countries" [Download Poster PDF]

Author: Sebastian Wanless 

Date of poster display: Tuesday, 24 July 2012
Location: Poster Exhibition Area

14.  "Effect of an error detection unit in an HIV/AIDS treatment centre dispensary in a low resource setting". [Download Poster PDF]

Author: Sekabira, Kekitiinwa

Date of Poster display: July 24, 2012

Location: Poster Exhibition Area