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Person-centred care approaches for preventing HPV-related cancers among people living with HIV

Mon, 19 Feb 2024

10:00 - 11:30am [CET]

Virtual

Join IAS – the International AIDS Society – the World Health Organization (WHO) and Unitaid at this important webinar that will share the latest evidence and implementation guidance on the prevention and management of human papillomavirus (HPV)-related cancers, especially among people living with HIV. The purpose of the webinar is to share information on the latest guidance, technology and investment landscape and emerging anal cancer screening evidence. The webinar will highlight the role of civil society in cervical cancer elimination and share key lessons learnt on the integration of HIV and cervical cancer screening and treatment programmes.

The event will be of interest to clients, community healthcare workers, clinicians, public health practitioners, implementers, community advocates, researchers and all those working towards preventing and managing HPV-related cancers, especially among people living with and affected by HIV.

This webinar is a follow-up activity to the IAS- and Unitaid-organized pre-meeting at IAS 2023, the 12th IAS Conference on HIV Science, titled “Putting people first in the prevention, treatment and care of HPV-related cancers among people living with HIV”. Find out more about this past event and discover related materials here.

Please contact [email protected] with any queries.

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Webinar programme

Topic

Updates in HPV-related WHO guidance, especially for people living with HIV

The role of civil society in cervical cancer elimination in Africa

Building the investment case for cervical cancer elimination, including for people living with HIV

The integration of HIV service delivery and cervical cancer screening and treatment programmes: key lessons learnt

Malawi’s approach to cervical cancer secondary prevention: the model of HIV/CxCa services integration

Improving access to HPV testing

Updates to anal cancer screening evidence

Discussion with presenters and lived experience advocate Sally Agallo Kwenda, NCD Alliance, Kenya

Presenter

Meg Doherty, World Health Organization, Switzerland

Benda N. Kithaka, African Cervical Health Alliance, Kilele Health Association, Kenya

Karen Canfell, The Daffodil Centre, Cancer Council NSW and the University of NSW, Australia

Helen Kelly, World Health Organization, Switzerland

Doreen Ali, Malawi Ministry of Health, Malawi

Maribel Almonte, World Health Organization, Switzerland

Andrew Grulich, The Kirby Institute, University of NSW, Australia

Moderated by Mary Nyangasi-Onyango, World Health Organization, Switzerland

Topic

Presenter

Updates in HPV-related WHO guidance, especially for people living with HIV

Meg Doherty, World Health Organization, Switzerland

The role of civil society in cervical cancer elimination in Africa

Benda N. Kithaka, African Cervical Health Alliance, Kilele Health Association, Kenya

Building the investment case for cervical cancer elimination, including for people living with HIV

Karen Canfell, The Daffodil Centre, Cancer Council NSW and the University of NSW, Australia

The integration of HIV service delivery and cervical cancer screening and treatment programmes: key lessons learnt

Helen Kelly, World Health Organization, Switzerland

Malawi’s approach to cervical cancer secondary prevention: the model of HIV/CxCa services integration

Doreen Ali, Malawi Ministry of Health, Malawi

Improving access to HPV testing

Maribel Almonte, World Health Organization, Switzerland

Updates to anal cancer screening evidence

Andrew Grulich, The Kirby Institute, University of NSW, Australia

Discussion with presenters and lived experience advocate Sally Agallo Kwenda, NCD Alliance, Kenya

Moderated by Mary Nyangasi-Onyango, World Health Organization, Switzerland