PEPFAR Science Summit 2021

PEPFAR Science Summit 2021

The U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) Uganda held its second annual Science Summit February 1 to disseminate recent and ongoing HIV and TB-related research from Uganda under the theme “Consolidating and Protecting Uganda’s Progress Toward Epidemic Control.”

Summit Objectives: 

  • To disseminate recent and ongoing HIV- and TB-related research from Uganda (PEPFAR-funded and non-PEPFAR funded)
  • To discuss implications for national program and other planning (e.g. PEPFAR Country Operational Plan (COP2020), and the Global Fund)

Participants: U.S. government (CDC, USAID) and implementing partners, Uganda Ministry of Health, civil society partners, development partners, and other researchers.

The summit featured four sessions and each session consisted of a set of multiple five-minute presentations followed by Q&A/discussion led by session chairs or cochairs from PEPFAR and/or Uganda’s Ministry of Health.

SUMMIT AGENDA: 2nd Annual PEPFAR Science Summit 01 FEB 2021

SUMMIT REPORT: PEPFAR SCIENCE SUMMIT 2021 Final Report 23FEB2021

Note: All presentations below have been shared with the consent of the presenter. Those without links are not available to be shared with the public at this time.

List of Presentations by Session

Session #1: HIV Prevention

Session #2: TB, Advanced HIV And Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI)

Session #3: HIV Treatment Optimization

Session #4: Pediatric and Maternal HIV