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Time Session Title Session Chair
Day 1: 22nd  October 2013
8.00-9.00am Registration  

Opening Ceremony

9.00-9.05am Welcome: Dr Prosper Okonkwo Dr Oluwole Odutolu
9.05- 9.30am Opening Messages
  Prof Phyllis Kanki
Dr Okey Nwayanwu
Dr Evelyn Ngige
9.30-10.15am Key Note Address: Integrating research into service delivery: the gains, challenges and opportunities- Prof John Idoko (Director General, National Agency for the Control of AIDS, Nigeria)  
10.15-10.45am Group Photograph/ Tea Break  

HIV Care and Treatment

10.45-11.05am Implementing the 2013 WHO Antiretroviral Therapy Guidelines: Implications for Nigeria

 Dr Oche  Agbaji ( Jos University Teaching Hospital, Jos)

Dr Okey Nwanyawu
11.05-12.35pm Oral presentations:

  • Effects of Maternal HIV Infection and Medications on Hearing of HIV-Exposed New-borns- Fasunla A
  • High Rates of Re-Suppression Among Patients with Viral Load Failure on Second-Line ART in Nigeria –Kanki  P
  • Knowledge and Practice of Nutrition among People Living with HIV/AIDS in Oyo State- Adeniji T
  • Patients’ Experiences of Decentralized HIV Services in Central Nigeria- Awoleye  G
  • Trend in Presentation of Paediatric HIV at the University College Hospital, Ibadan- Brown B
  • Accumulation of Protease Mutations Among Patients Failing Second-Line Antiretroviral Therapy and Response to Salvage Therapy in Nigeria – Kanki P
12.35-12.55pm TB and HIV implementation: Achievements despite obvious challenges in Nigeria

 Dr Mustapha Gidado

Prof Folasade Ogunsola


12.55-2.15pm Oral presentations

  • Factors Associated With Pulmonary Tuberculosis-HIV Co-Infection in Treatment Naive Adults in Jos, North Central Nigeria – Agbaji O
  • Optimizing therapy for HIV/TB co-infected patients through a Rifabutin access protocol- Darin K
  • HCV diagnosis by antibody detection and HCV-RNA in HIV-1 patients on HAART- Okwuraiwe A
  • HIV infection among newly diagnosed TB patients in south western Nigeria- Odaibo G
  • Cryptococcal antigenemia  among children with advanced HIV infection in Makurdi- Dabit J
2.15-3.15pm Lunch  

Laboratory Services

3.15-3.35pm  Expanding Access to Viral Load Testing: Point of Care (POC) Technologies vs. Dried Blood Spot .

Prof D.O Olaleye

Prof Phyllis Kanki
3.35-5.00pm Oral presentations  – Laboratory services

  • Coreceptor usage of HIV-1 strains in Ibadan area, Nigeria-Donbraye E
  • A single acid-fast bacilli smear is insufficient in diagnosing tuberculosis co-infection in HIV patients- Kanki P
  • Experience with an external quality assurance programme for molecular diagnostics- Audu R
  • Among concentrated sputa only high-grade AFB-positive smears correlate with Mtb confirmation- Akande P
  • Implementing Quality Control in HIV Testing at Primary Health Centres (PHCs) in Lagos State- Ani A
  • Mentoring laboratories towards achieving WHO-Afro Accreditation: The APIN/Harvard PEPFAR Experience- Osi Samuels A
  • Using Baseline Laboratory Profiles to inform Programmes: Lessons from Faith Alive Foundation, Jos-Nigeria- Isichei  C
5.00-5.30pm Poster Session-1
5.30pm Close  
Day 2: 23rd October 2013

Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission and Community based Care

8.30-8.50am National level efforts toward achieving zero new infections and zero new maternal deaths from HIV.

 Prof A. Sagay (Jos University Teaching Hospital, Jos Nigeria)

Prof I.F Adewole.
8.50-10.00am Oral presentations –

 •          Pre and Post Rapid Advice – Infant Feeding Options by HIV Positive Nigerian Women In The Postpartum Period – Adesina O

•           HIV infection among children of mothers who missed PMTCT Interventions in Makurdi – Dabit J

•           Raising the   next HIV free generation, case study at APIN Centre, Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria – Ogudiegwu C

•           The 2010 revised PMTCT guidelines: Challenges of implementation at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital –Okusanya B

10.00-10.30am Tea Break  
10.30-11.30am Oral presentations -PMTCT

  • Care or Conflicts: what follows HIV status disclosure for Married Women Diagnosed with HIV – Akpa O.M.
  • Care, stigmatization and discrimination towards HIV/AIDs infected people in Nigeria – Fagbamigbe A
  • Islamic religious leaders’ involvement in HIV prevention education in Ibadan – Ikudaisi
11.30-11.50pm The potentials, challenges and best practises of routine implementation programme data for research

 Dr Seema Meloni ( Harvard School of Public Health, Boston  USA)

Prof. Adesegun Fatusi


11.50–1.20pm Oral presentations

  • Quality of Care Provided to HIV Positive Children at Facilities without Paediatricians in an HIV Programme in Nigeria-Banigbe B
  • Increasing Cotrimoxazole Prophylaxis Coverage among Adult and Adolescents living with HIV: A Quality Improvement Intervention- Oladele A
  • Patient satisfaction with care provided at the ART clinic of FMC Makurdi- Shaahu V
  • Pharmaceutical care outcomes in an outpatient HIV treatment centre in Jos, Nigeria- Abah I
  • Using Quality Improvement to address high default from PMTCT services at State Hospital Ijebu Ode, Nigeria-Olaoluwa- Moronkeji F
1.20-2.00pm Poster Session-2  
2.00-3.00pm Lunch  
3.00-3.30pm Poster Session-3  
3.30-4.00pm Closing Ceremony

  • Chairman’s speech
  • Session summaries
  • CEO’s closing remarks
Prof Innocent Ujah




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