HIV Self-Testing Africa Project – Research

STAR events

 

29 – 30 March 2017: HIV Self-Testing Workshop, Nairobi

STAR will host at the Boma Hotel an HIVST workshop, the purpose of which is to bring together key stakeholders, to catalyse and inform new programming and evidence-based implementation and scale-up as well as to disseminate the latest WHO HIVST guidance in Africa. The workshop will focus on sharing the latest evidence and lessons learned on HIVST and skills building among key leaders from ministries of health, civil society, regulators and implementers who are working towards introducing and scaling-up HIVST. There will also be a one and a half-day supplementary meeting hosted by WHO on the afternoon of 27 March and the full day of 28 March to roll out the new WHO guidelines, and a two-day meeting from 31st March to plan phase 2 of the STAR project.

For information on the WHO Guidance meeting on the 27th -28th March and HIVST Workshops please contact . Please note this is an invitation only event.

 

 


 

Past events

3 – 4 November 2016: STAR Research meeting, London

 

1 – 2 November 2016: STAR Economics Network workshop, London

 

3 – 7 October 2016: STAR Consortium Partners Meeting, Lusaka

 

18 and 21 July 2016: STAR satellites at Durban AIDS Conference

STAR consortium members hosted two satellites in Durban, as detailed here.

 

7 – 8  July 2016: STAR Research Meeting, London

As detailed in the agenda.

 

4 – 6 July 2016: STAR Economics workshops, London

 

14 – 15 April 2016: Economics Working Group Meeting, Johannesburg

This meeting involved a STAR Project costing workshop, the aim of which will be to cost the interventions and modelling scale up, with a focus on collaborative work to jointly develop precise methods and scope of work.

 

11 – 13 April 2016: HIV STAR Consortium Partners Meeting, Johannesburg

This meeting aimed to: update consortium members on progress against project deliverables; discuss adjustments and changes in the research agenda, distribution approaches and implementation; guide implementation of project activities by soliciting feedback from the consortium; and identify areas of gaps or major challenges to project success, as well as opportunities for improved coordination/collaboration across project activities.

 

14 – 16 March 2016: Qualitative Research Network Meeting, Liverpool

As detailed here.

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