URC at 50th Union World Conference on Lung Health

Defeat TB (Uganda)

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Title  Type Speaker/ Presenter Session Number Day Time Location
Improving reporting in the national HMIS reporting system by TB diagnostic and treatment units in urban / semi- urban settings E-poster Timothy Kiyemba EP-02-D7 Thursday Oct 31 12:15 - 13:15 E-Poster Area
Engagement of the private sector in ending TB in Uganda: A private health provider perspective Poster Rita Mugabe PS-13-C8 Thursday Oct 31 12:45 - 3:45 Hall 3 Poster Area
Finding additional TB cases through improved access to genexpert testing Wakiso District Poster discussion Ronald Mangeni PS-14-C10 Thursday Oct 31 12:45 - 13:45 Hall 3 Poster Area
Improving the quality of data on MDR-TB - The role of on-site mentorship at MDR sites in Uganda Poster discussion J.P. Otuba PS-07-B1 Thursday Oct 31 12:45 - 13:45 Hall 3 Poster Area
Re-organizing facility systems through quality improvement to improve retention in care and outcomes of treatment in urban settings: Lessons from Kyetume HCIII in Mukono District Poster Aldo Burua PS-10-C8 Thursday Oct 31 12:45 - 13:45 Hall 3 Poster Area
Role of community linkage facilitators in sputum sample collection and transportation for TB diagnosis in contact tracing Poster Simon Muchuro PS-04-E1 Thursday Oct 31 12:45 - 13:45 Hall 3 Poster Area
Civil society organizations play a key role in finding missed TB cases among urban populations: Experience from Central Uganda Poster Abel Nkolo PS-04-E1 Thursday Oct 31 13:35 - 13:45 Hall 3 Poster Area
Approaches and lessons from early implementation and scale up of TB preventive treatment for people living with HIV and child contacts in Uganda Symposium Simon Muchuro SP-16-C1 Thursday Oct 31 14:00 - 15:30 MR1.03 & 1.04
Door-to-door TB screening to reach urban slum dwellers: Lessons from field implementation Short oral abstract Abel Nkolo SOA-05-E1 Thursday Oct 31 14:00 - 15:30 MRG.05 & G.06
Improving tuberculosis management among vulnerable populations. A case study of the national referral mental hospital in Uganda Short oral abstract Aldo Burua SOA-05-E1 Thursday Oct 31 14:00 - 15:30 MRG.05 & G.06
Transitioning from a parallel standalone TB program- based reporting system to a web-based national reporting system increased TB case notification for the TB program E-poster Timothy Kiyemba EP-08-C8 Friday Nov 1 12:15 - 13:15 E-Poster Area
Blended learning in the private sector in Uganda; a case study of tuberculosis capacity building efforts for private health providers Poster Rita Mugabe PS-15-C11 Friday Nov 1 12:45 - 13:45 Hall 3 Poster Area
Drug-induced hypothyroidism: Magnitude and patient characteristics among MDR TB cohorts in Uganda Oral J.P. Otuba OA-26-C3 Saturday Nov 2 10:30 - 12:00 Hall 6
Using innovative technology to improve drug adverse events monitoring. A case study of smartphone-based apps for hearing assessments among MDR TB patients Oral J.P. Otuba OA-26-C3 Saturday Nov 2 10:30 - 12:00 Hall 6
Improving laboratory quality management systems for TB diagnostics services in public health centers in central Uganda E-poster Ronald Mangeni EP-12-C1O Saturday Nov 2 12:15 - 13:15 E-Poster Area
Budget Aavocacy: A strategy to contribute increased funding at district and national levels to the end TB in Uganda Poster Simon Muchuro PS-36-E1 Saturday Nov 2 12:45 - 13:45 Hall 3 Poster Area
Finding the missed TB cases in public health facilities using quality improvement approaches. Lessons from Wakiso District, Uganda, East Africa Poster Aldo Burua PS-33-C8 Saturday Nov 2 12:45 - 13:45 Hall 3 Poster Area
Leveraging civil society organisations' work to support MDR-TB management in an urban setting - Lessons from Kampala, Uganda Poster discussion J.P. Otuba PS-36-E1 Saturday Nov 2 12:45 - 13:45 Hall 3 Poster Area
Quality improvement approach to improve pediatric TB case detection in urban settings of Uganda Poster discussion Abel Nkolo PS-33-C8 Saturday Nov 2 12:45 - 13:45 Hall 3 Poster Area
Tuberculosis lateral flow lipoarabinomannan test evaluation in Uganda: Challenges and opportunities for optimal performance Poster Rita Mugabe PS-38-B1 Saturday Nov 2 12:45 - 13:45 Hall 3 Poster Area

RHITES-EC (Uganda)

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Abstract Title Type Speaker/ Presenter Session Number Day Time Location
Integrating Isoniazid Preventive Therapy (IPT) with ART differentiated service delivery improves IPT completion rates in resource limited settings: Lessons from East-Central Uganda Short Oral Abstract Rodrigo Nyinoburyo SOA-02-D1 Thursday Oct 31 10:30 - 12:00 MR1.03 & 1.04
Chain referral of "out-of-household contacts" is an effective contact tracing and reaching men strategy: Initial lessons from East-Central Uganda Oral Rodrigo Nyinoburyo OA-07-C8 Thursday Oct 31 16:00 - 17:30 Hall 3
Scaling up Isoniazid Preventive Therapy (IPT) uptake among people living with HIV in resource limited settings: Lessons from East-Central Uganda E-poster Rodrigo Nyinoburyo EP-15-C1 Saturday Nov 2 12:15 - 13:15 E-Poster area
Working with local community leaders to reduce TB pre-treatment loss to follow-up: Case of Kamuli General Hospital, Uganda Poster discussion Arnold K Muwonge PS-32-C2 Saturday Nov 2 12:45 - 13:45 Hall 3 Poster Area

Tuberculosis South Africa Project (TBSAP)

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Abstract Title Type Speaker/ Presenter Session Number Day Time Location
Putting communication back into tuberculosis care: Implementing an interpersonal communication and counselling in South Africa E-Poster Zamani Dlamini EP-01-C7 Thursday Oct 31 12:15 - 13:15 E-Poster area
Good leadership and quality improvement principles change the TB cascade in Drakenstein Sub-district in Cape Winelands, South Africa Poster Discussion Alice van Zyl PS-10-C8 Thursday Oct 31 12:45 - 13:45 Hall 3 Poster Area
Putting the 'community' back into community tuberculosis management: Engaging to strengthen capacity Poster Discussion Ina Cillie & Zamani Dlamini PS-04-E1 Thursday Oct 31 12:45 - 13:45 Hall 3 Poster Area
A picture is worth a thousand words: Combining the location of TB with social determinants of health to inform interventions to reduce TB among children Short Oral Abstract Alice Van Zyl SOA-06-D2 Thursday Oct 31 14:00 - 15:30 Novotell Ballroom
Customized TB case finding among key affected populations: A case of farm workers in Sarah Baartman District, Eastern Cape Province, South Africa Short Oral Abstract Lerato Lebona SOA-05-E1 Thursday Oct 31 14:00 - 15:30 MRG.05 & G.06
Closing the DR-TB treatment gap-operationalizing the South African Policy Framework on Decentralization and De-institutionalization of Drug Resistant in eThekwini District, South Africa Poster Discussion Gregory Jagwer PS-18-C3 Friday Nov 1 12:45 - 13:45 Hall 3 Poster Area
Administrative infection control intervention to improve clinical outcomes for pulmonary tuberculosis TB in South African hospitals Oral abstract Matsie Mphahlele OA-18-C1 Friday Nov 1 14:00 - 15:30 MR 1.01 & 1.02
Addressing gaps in childhood TB case detection and management through targeted contact management Poster Discussion Gregory Jagwer PS-41-C4 Saturday Nov 2 12:45 - 13:45 Hall 3 Poster Area
Improved TB treatment outcomes: The role of community structures in the TB 'continuum of response' in South Africa Poster Discussion Lerato Lebona PS-36-E1 Saturday Nov 2 12:45 - 13:45 Hall 3 Poster Area
Strengthening implementation of the U-LAM Strategy for TB Care and Treatment Services: The Limpopo Province South Africa Experience Poster Discussion Matsie Mphahlele PS-38-B1 Saturday Nov 2 12:45 - 13:45 Hall 3 Poster Area
Taking capacity building to the workplace to increase TB program efficiency and outcomes in West Coast Poster Discussion Ina Cillie PS-33-C8 Saturday Nov 2 12:45 - 13:45 Hall 3 Poster Area