Data from the International Training and Education Center for Health (I-TECH) program in Malawi were presented during the 2023 Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI). The annual conference took place in Seattle, WA, from 19-22 February 2023, and brought together researchers, academics, and experts to discuss and present on their scientific achievements and new research.
During the “Insights into Prevention and Treatment of HIV in Women and Children” oral abstract session that was held on 20 February 2023, representatives from I-TECH Malawi presented on recent HIV infection surveillance data in breastfeeding women in Malawi:
- “Recent HIV Infection Surveillance in Breastfeeding Women in Malawi: Jul 2019-Jul 2022” Authors: Chalira DD, Miller B, Payne D, Arons M, Kabaghe AN, Theu J, Thawi R, Stephens R, Namakhoma I, Njala J, Ernst A, O’Malley G, Thomson KA, Wandonda-Kabondo N
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention also presented a poster during the poster session that used data from the I-TECH Malawi HIV Recency Surveillance project:
- “An Analysis of HIV Recent Infection Surveillance Data Among Young People In Malawi” Authors: Kabaghe AN, Stephens R, Payne D, Theu J, Luhanga M, Chalira DD, Arons M, O’Malley G, Thomson KA, Nyangulu M, Dobbs T, Shanmugam V, Nyirenda R, Patel P, Wandonda-Kabondo N.
To learn more about CROI, download conference resources, or to peruse the 2023 CROI program, please visit the CROI 2023 website.
Note: Bold name indicates presenting author.