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Day 1: 22nd  October 2013




Opening Ceremony


Welcome: Dr Prosper Okonkwo

Dr Oluwole Odutolu

9.05- 9.30am

Opening Messages


Prof Phyllis Kanki

Dr Okey Nwayanwu

Dr Evelyn Ngige


Key Note Address: Integrating research into service delivery: the gains, challenges and opportunities- Prof John Idoko (Director General, National Agency for the Control of AIDS, Nigeria)



Group Photograph/ Tea Break


HIV Care and Treatment


Implementing the 2013 WHO Antiretroviral Therapy Guidelines: Implications for Nigeria

 Dr Oche  Agbaji ( Jos University Teaching Hospital, Jos)

Dr Okey Nwanyawu


Oral presentations:

  • Effects of Maternal HIV Infection and Medications on Hearing of HIV-Exposed New-borns- Fasunla A
  • High Rates of Re-Suppression Among Patients with Viral Load Failure on Second-Line ART in Nigeria –Kanki  P
  • Knowledge and Practice of Nutrition among People Living with HIV/AIDS in Oyo State- Adeniji T
  • Patients’ Experiences of Decentralized HIV Services in Central Nigeria- Awoleye  G
  • Trend in Presentation of Paediatric HIV at the University College Hospital, Ibadan- Brown B
  • Accumulation of Protease Mutations Among Patients Failing Second-Line Antiretroviral Therapy and Response to Salvage Therapy in Nigeria – Kanki P


TB and HIV implementation: Achievements despite obvious challenges in Nigeria

 Dr Mustapha Gidado

Prof Folasade Ogunsola



Oral presentations

  • Factors Associated With Pulmonary Tuberculosis-HIV Co-Infection in Treatment Naive Adults in Jos, North Central Nigeria – Agbaji O
  • Optimizing therapy for HIV/TB co-infected patients through a Rifabutin access protocol- Darin K
  • HCV diagnosis by antibody detection and HCV-RNA in HIV-1 patients on HAART- Okwuraiwe A
  • HIV infection among newly diagnosed TB patients in south western Nigeria- Odaibo G
  • Cryptococcal antigenemia  among children with advanced HIV infection in Makurdi- Dabit J




Laboratory Services


 Expanding Access to Viral Load Testing: Point of Care (POC) Technologies vs. Dried Blood Spot .

Prof D.O Olaleye

Prof Phyllis Kanki


Oral presentations  - Laboratory services

  • Coreceptor usage of HIV-1 strains in Ibadan area, Nigeria- Donbraye E
  • A single acid-fast bacilli smear is insufficient in diagnosing tuberculosis co-infection in HIV patients- Kanki P
  • Experience with an external quality assurance programme for molecular diagnostics- Audu R
  • Among concentrated sputa only high-grade AFB-positive smears correlate with Mtb confirmation- Akande P
  • Implementing Quality Control in HIV Testing at Primary Health Centres (PHCs) in Lagos State- Ani A
  • Mentoring laboratories towards achieving WHO-Afro Accreditation: The APIN/Harvard PEPFAR Experience- Osi Samuels A
  • Using Baseline Laboratory Profiles to inform Programmes: Lessons from Faith Alive Foundation, Jos-Nigeria- Isichei  C


Poster Session-1




Day 2: 23rd October 2013

Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission and Community based Care


National level efforts toward achieving zero new infections and zero new maternal deaths from HIV.

 Prof A. Sagay (Jos University Teaching Hospital, Jos Nigeria)

Prof I.F Adewole.


Oral presentations -

 •          Pre and Post Rapid Advice – Infant Feeding Options by HIV Positive Nigerian Women In The Postpartum Period - Adesina O

•           HIV infection among children of mothers who missed PMTCT Interventions in Makurdi – Dabit J

•           Raising the   next HIV free generation, case study at APIN Centre, Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria - Ogudiegwu C

•           The 2010 revised PMTCT guidelines: Challenges of implementation at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital – Okusanya B


Tea Break



Oral presentations -PMTCT

  • Care or Conflicts: what follows HIV status disclosure for Married Women Diagnosed with HIV - Akpa O.M.
  • Care, stigmatization and discrimination towards HIV/AIDs infected people in Nigeria - Fagbamigbe A
  • Islamic religious leaders’ involvement in HIV prevention education in Ibadan - Ikudaisi



The potentials, challenges and best practises of routine implementation programme data for research

 Dr Seema Meloni ( Harvard School of Public Health, Boston  USA)

Prof. Adesegun Fatusi



Oral presentations 

  • Quality of Care Provided to HIV Positive Children at Facilities without Paediatricians in an HIV Programme in Nigeria- Banigbe B
  • Increasing Cotrimoxazole Prophylaxis Coverage among Adult and Adolescents living with HIV: A Quality Improvement Intervention- Oladele A
  • Patient satisfaction with care provided at the ART clinic of FMC Makurdi- Shaahu V
  • Pharmaceutical care outcomes in an outpatient HIV treatment centre in Jos, Nigeria- Abah I
  • Using Quality Improvement to address high default from PMTCT services at State Hospital Ijebu Ode, Nigeria- Olaoluwa- Moronkeji F


Poster Session-2






Poster Session-3



Closing Ceremony

  • Chairman’s speech
  • Session summaries
  • CEO’s closing remarks

Prof Innocent Ujah