PSI at the 9th IAS Conference on HIV Science

On 23-26 July 2017, PSI will join thousands of HIV experts, program implementers, researchers, policy makers, and persons living with HIV, from around the world at the 9th IAS Conference on HIV Science (#IAS2017) in Paris, France.

PSI experts will share how they are working to bring HIV services and products closer to the people who need them with the goal of achieving an AIDS-free generation at a number of conference events.

Please view our conference schedule below, and join us for these event highlights if you’re attending the conference.


Sunday 23 July 2017

Satellite Session | Evidence for Action: Key Findings from the HIV Self-Testing Africa (STAR) Project in Malawi, Zambia and Zimbabwe (SUSA20)

  • PSI Contact Person(s): Karl Hofmann (PSI President & CEO), Karin Hatzold
  • Time: 5:00pm – 7:00pm
  • Location: Bordeaux Amphitheater

Monday 24 July 2017

Presentation | Feasibility of HIV Self-Test Programming Among Female Sex Workers in Zimbabwe (MOAX0104)

  • PSI Contact Person(s): Karin Hatzold
  • Time: 11:00am – 12:30pm
  • Location: Bordeaux Amphitheater

Poster Exhibition | Masculinity and Uptake of HIV Testing: Validity of the Conformity to Masculine Norms Inventory-22 in Malawi and Zambia (MOPEC0673)

  • PSI Contact Person(s): Karin Hatzold
  • Time: 12:30pm – 2:30pm
  • Location: Level 3

Poster Exhibition | Prevalence of Testing and Preference for Self-Testing in Malawi and Zambia: Baseline Data from the STAR (HIV Self-Testing in Africa) Project (MOPED1073)

  • PSI Contact Person(s): Karin Hatzold, Phillip Mkandawire
  • Time: 12:30pm – 2:30pm
  • Location: Level 3

Poster Exhibition | HIV Testing and Counselling (HTC) Costs in Public Sector Settings in Southern Africa: Evidence from Malawi, Zambia and Zimbabwe (MOPED1078)

  • PSI Contact Person(s): Karin Hatzold
  • Time: 12:30pm – 2:30pm
  • Location: Level 3

Poster Exhibition | Informing Targeted HIV Self-Testing Service Delivery in Malawi and Zambia: A Multi-Country Discrete Choice Experiment (MOPED1095)

  • PSI Contact Person(s): Karin Hatzold
  • Time: 12:30pm – 2:30pm
  • Location: Level 3

Poster Exhibition | Innovative, Targeted, Evidence-Based Demand Creation Approaches for Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision (VMMC): A 3-Month Pilot in Zambia (MOPED1110)

  • PSI Contact Person(s): Albert Machinda, B. Thurston, G. Sishekanu, Saran Ellis, Namwinga Chintu
  • Time: 12:30pm – 2:30pm
  • Location: Level 3

Poster Exhibition | Optimising Uptake of HIV Testing Among Young People: A Mixed-Methods Study on HIV Self-Testing Preferences in Zimbabwe and Malawi (MOPED1111)

  • PSI Contact Person(s): C. Lopez, Karin Hatzold
  • Time: 12:30pm – 2:30pm
  • Location: Level 3

Poster Exhibition | Preferences for Models of HIV Self-Test Kit Distribution: Results from a Qualitative Study and Choice Experiment in a Rural Zimbabwean Community (MOPED1114)

  • PSI Contact Person(s): Karin Hatzold
  • Time: 12:30pm – 2:30pm
  • Location: Level 3

Poster Exhibition | HIV Self-Testing in Zambia: User Ability to Follow the Manufacturer’s Instructions for Use (MOPED1167)

  • PSI Contact Person(s): Karin Hatzold
  • Time: 12:30pm – 2:30pm
  • Location: Level 3

Tuesday 25 July 2017

Presentation | Economic Evaluation of Non-Financial Incentives to Increase Couples HIV Testing and Counselling Uptake in Zimbabwe (TUAD0203)

  • PSI Contact Person(s): Karin Hatzold, Stephano Gudukeya, Ngonidzashe Madidi
  • Time: 4:30pm – 6:00pm
  • Location: Blue amphitheater

Poster Exhibition | Factors Associated with Condom Use at First Sexual Intercourse Among High School Students and Apprentices in Benin (TUPEC0748)

  • PSI Contact Person(s): Cyprien Ephrem Zinsou, Ghyslain Guèdégbé, Yanyi Djamba
  • Time: 12:30pm – 2:30pm
  • Location: Level 3

Poster Exhibition | A Clinical Utility Risk-Benefit Analysis for HIV Self-Testing (TUPEC0834)

  • PSI Contact: Karin Hatzold
  • Time: 12:30pm – 2:30pm
  • Location: Level 3

Poster Exhibition | Is OraQuick® HIV Self-Testing Valid Among Intended Users? Analysis from a Clinical Performance Study in Lusaka, Zambia (TUPEC0842)

  • PSI Contact Person(s): Karin Hatzold, Mutina Nalubamba
  • Time: 12:30pm – 2:30pm
  • Location: Level 3

Poster Exhibition | Closing the HIV Testing Gap: Facility-Based Integration of HIV Self-Testing, a Way to Improve Testing Coverage, Yield and Efficiency of Client-Initiated HIV Testing Services in Zimbabwe (TUPEC0847)

  • PSI Contact Person(s): Karin Hatzold, Miriam Mutseta, Stephano Gudukeya
  • Time: 12:30pm – 2:30pm
  • Location: Level 3

Poster Exhibition | Interpersonal Communications (IPC) Linked with a Mobile-based Feedback Mechanism for Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision (VMMC) Demand Creation: Lessons from a 6-month Implementation Pilot in Zambia (TUPED1190)

  • PSI Contact Person(s): B. Thurston, Albert Machinda, G. Sishekanu Liche, Namwinga Chintu
  • Time: 12:30pm – 2:30pm
  • Location: Level 3

Poster Exhibition | A User Costs Analysis for HIV Testing Among Rural Communities in Malawi (TUPED1242)

  • PSI Contact Person(s): Karin Hatzold
  • Time: 12:30pm – 2:30pm
  • Location: Level 3

Poster Exhibition | How Should We Configure Services to Maximize Uptake of Couples HIV Testing: Results of a Qualitative Study and Discrete Choice Experiment from Rural Zimbabwe (TUPED1259)

  • PSI Contact Person(s): Karin Hatzold
  • Time: 12:30pm – 2:30pm
  • Location: Level 3

Poster Exhibition | Determination of OraQuick® HIV Self-Test Result Stability with Delayed Visual Re-reading: An External Quality Assurance Analysis (TULBPED38)

  • PSI Contact Person(s): Namuunda Mutombo, Karin Hatzold
  • Time: 12:30pm – 2:30pm
  • Location: Level 3

 Poster Exhibition | PrEP in Zimbabwe: An Integrated Approach (TULBPED42)

  • PSI Contact Person(s): Emily Gwavava, Obey Chinake
  • Time: 12:30pm – 2:30pm
  • Location: Level 3

Wednesday 26 July 2017

Presentation | Characterizing the South African Private Sector ART Market (WEAD0205)

  • PSI Contact Person(s): Nina Hasen, Heather Awsumb, Kristen Little, Patrick Aylward
  • Time: 4:30pm – 6:00pm
  • Location: Bordeaux Amphitheater
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Poster Discussion Session | Views on HIV Self-Test Kit Distribution Strategies Targeting Female Sex Workers: Qualitative Findings from Zimbabwe (WEPDD0102)

  • PSI Contact Person(s): Miriam Mutseta, Stephano Gudukeya, Munyaradzi Paul Mapingure, Karin Hatzold
  • Time: 1:00pm – 2:00pm
  • Location: Room 202

Poster Exhibition | Importance of Addressing Gender Identity in HIV Prevention and Treatment Services: HIV Outcomes Among Transgender Women Compared with Cisgender Men Who Have Sex with Men in Eight Sub-Saharan African Countries (WEPEB0588)

  • PSI Contact Person(s): Noah Taruberekera
  • Time: 12:30pm – 2:30pm
  • Location: Level 3