Addressing barriers to Universal Health Coverage

05 Mar 2019
13:30 - 15:00

Addressing barriers to Universal Health Coverage

Lightning Oral Presentation Session 1

Chair: Diane Mukasahaha – Rwanda
Co-Chair: Dr. Anne Ene Adah-Ogoh
Rapporteur: Peter Waiganjo – KE; Jane Sempeho – TZ


Abstract No. Title Presenter/


TUABLO01 Contraceptive non-use and discontinuation among women: the persistent negative perceptions on family planning among women in Western Kenya (561) Sherine Athero,

African Population and Health Research Center, Kenya

TUABLO02 Unconsummated marriage as a reason for divorce-Its prevention (133) Satyanarayana Reddy Alla

Vinayaka Missions University, India



Pathways and innovations for norm and attitudinal change among pastoral communities: a case of the Samburu, Borana, Rendille and Gabra communities in Samburu and Marsabit Counties (241) Viola J. Rutto

Amref Health Africa, Kenya




Accelerating SRHR program uptake among young people 10-24 years through partnership a case of Butere Sub County, Kakamega County (246) Kevin Oria

Tropical Institute of Community Health and Development (TICH), Kenya



Optimizing HIV treatment for adolescents: A case study of implementation of OTZ (Operation Triple Zero) in a high volume urban facility in Western Kenya (281) Irene Diana Odhiambo

PATH, Kenya




Tuberculosis and the spine: moving to the understanding of the burden at Kigali University Teaching Hospital (317) Ntambara Kanyangira Nelson

Kigali University Teaching Hospital, Rwanda



Impact of medical adherence clubs on viral suppression and retention to care among HIV positive clients in comparison to stanard client follow up: case study of Kibera slum (346) Irene Naisenya

Amref Health Africa, Kenya




Active follow up and early interventions of clients with suspected treatment failure: a case in Kibera reach 90 project (347) Michael Kimuyu

Amref Health Africa, Kenya




Using quality improvement approach improves viral re-suppression among clients with high viral load in resource limited setting in Kenya (356) Walter Kibet Kiptirim

Amref Health Africa, Kenya




Missed appointments and non-suppression among children and adolescents on HIV care at Beacon of Hope Health Centre in Kajiado, Kenya (359) Maria Tororey

Amref Health Africa, Kenya




Cultural beliefs associated with congenital cataract; a case of a family who attended an eye camp at Kalongo hospital July 2018 (403) Brenda Kituuma

Amref Health Africa, Uganda




Improving access to family planning services through male involvement in Kisoro district (461) Tom Kulumba,

Amref Health Africa, Uganda



Barriers experienced by fistula survivors in implementation of post-operative instructions (74) Patrick Kagurusi,

Amref Health Africa, Uganda



Use of integrated models to fight child marriages in Karonga district, Malawi. (679) Seminie Cathy Nyirenda

Christian Aid, Malawi



Examining the progress of initiatives to tackle Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C) in rural Kenya: perspectives of anti-FGM/C campaigners (686) Purity Mwendwa

Trinity College Dublin, Ireland




Lesotho’s national health care reform – a delivery strategy for the progressive realization of UHC (763) Abera Leta

Partners in Health, Lesotho



Strategies to reach priority populations with HIV Prevention in VMMC services in Rwanda (783) Eugene Rugwizangoga

Jhpiego, Rwanda