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Characterising HIV Acquisition Risk, Treatment Gaps and Populations Reached Through Venue-Based Outreach and Clinical Services in Blantyre, Malawi: Findings From a District-Wide CLOVE Study

January 19 @ 9:15 am - 10:00 am


Emmanuel Singogo, MSc, PhD, and Sharon Weir, PhD, MPH, Carolina Population Center Emeritus Fellow, retired from the Department of Epidemiology will present the Friday Conference lecture.

Dr. Singogo is an experienced researcher and medical statistician, with 15yrs+ of experience managing large research portfolios at national-level, and managing multidisciplinary research teams in Malawi. Over the decade, he has led and managed a number of clinical trials, epidemiological and implementation science studies in HIV, Malaria, TB, NCDs and health services research aimed at understanding disease epidemiology in HIV populations and also to improve treatment and care practices in HIV programming. As a result of this research and programming experience, he has a better understanding of health programs and their implementation challenges in sub-Saharan Africa; also, he has a better understanding of the data needs and how to promote data usage and uptake of evidence-based practices in routine programming. At national level, he participates in policy dialogue platforms where priority health research topics are generated and is a member of HIV Estimates Modelling Group in Malawi. His research interests among others are in spatial epidemiology and disease mapping for HIV/AIDS, MNCH, transfusion medicine and NCDS.


January 19
9:15 am - 10:00 am
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