Poster Presentations

05 Mar 2019
11:00 - 17:00

Poster Presentations


Sam Muhula- KE (Team Leader); Vincent Magombo- ML; Joel Fred Nsumba- UG; Kassahun Negash- ET; Mirre Van Veen- NL; Stephano Romano- IT; Madaliso Tolani- ML; Sintayehu Abebe- ET; Miriam Chege- KE; Jane Carter- AMIU

Abstract Code Title/ Sub. ID




TUPE01 Disclosure of Sero-Status to partners: facilitators and barriers (10) Helena Afriyie-Siaw

Suntreso Government Hospital, Ghana

TUPE02 Addressing youth friendly services to upscale sexual reproductive health services uptake among young people in Narok County (23) Brian Otieno


TUPE03 Increased knowledge on HIV and AIDS in communities along road construction sites in Southern Tanzania (38) Anatory Didi

Amref Health Africa, Tanzania

TUPE04 Assessing alternative menstrual hygiene management practices amongst adolescent girls in selected schools in Gulu, Kitgum and Pader in Northern Uganda (44) Teo Namata

Amref Health Africa, Uganda

TUPE05 The political economy of universal health coverage (UHC): evidence and lessons for Nigeria (55) Iboro Nelson

University of Uyo, Nigeria

TUPE06 The effect of gender inequality on sexual reproductive health service utilization: the case of Afar, Ethiopia (62) Miheret Ayele

Amref Health Africa, Ethiopia

TUPE07 The use of community elders to eliminate FGM; Experience from Tokomeza project in Serengeti, Tanzania (76) Godfrey Matumu

Amref Health Africa, Tanzania

TUPE08 Cultural and Religious Barriers to Attainment of favourable Adolescent Sexual Reproductive Health Rights (SRHR) outcomes among young people in Amuru District in Uganda (77) Stephen Mutinyu

Amref Health Africa, Uganda

TUPE09 Evolution of the integration of sexual reproductive health rights and water, sanitation and hygiene interventions in Kilindi District, Tanzania (102) Jane Sempeho

Amref Health Africa, Tanzania

TUPE10 Challenges to menstrual hygiene management in secondary schools in Addis Ababa (115) Deborah Fetene

Amref Health Africa, Ethiopia

TUPE11 Mobile health for improved maternal and child health services utilization (122) Simon Cherent

Amref Health Africa, Ethiopia

TUPE12 Design water supply schemes with solar based motorized submersible pumps and provide a multiuse water supply for the community (125) Geteneh Moges Assefa

Amref Health Africa, Ethiopia

TUPE13 Barriers to provision of emergency obstetric care in Samburu County, Kenya: health workers perspectives on service deliveries, a mixed methods study (130) Jackline Kiarie

Amref Health Africa, Kenya

TUPE14 Strengthening implementation of Maternal Perinatal Death Surveillance and Response (MPDSR) at Rwekubo HCIV, Isingiro District (131) Mwesigye Bernard

Amref health Africa, Uganda

TUPE15 Perceived effects of burnout on patients and its management among nurses in intensive care unit and emergency department at Kigali University Teaching Hospital (140) Emeline Umutoni Cishahayo

University of Rwanda, Rwanda

TUPE16 Film for social change: the experience of Dagoretti Film School (141) Patricia Kwamboka

Amref Health Africa, Kenya

TUPE17 Harnessing mobile technologies to bridge the knowledge gap of community health workers on diabetes and hypertension in Makueni and Kajiado Counties, Kenya. (144) Edna Osebe

Amref Health Africa, Kenya

TUPE18 Afa Genaro and Kashaf, are among 35 kebeles where Amref Health Africa is implementing Replenish Africa Initiative (RAIN) project, funding of Coca-Cola Foundation in Benshangul gumuz region. (152) Geteneh Moges

Amref Health Africa, Ethiopia

TUPE19 More than hardware: the importance of context in health information systems efficacy in Malawi standard based management recognition (RH) Program (155) Ellen Chirwa

Kamuzu College of Nursing, Malawi

TUPE20 Identity crisis among newly posted non-local health care workers and its impact on provision of quality health care services in health facilities in Kenya (132) Jarim Omogi

Amref Health Africa, Kenya

TUPE21 Improving the quality of physiotherapy services in Kenya using international recognized accreditation standards (179) Danielle Nijsten

IISAH Foundation, Kenya

TUPE22 Improving documentation of tuberculosis cases notified by Community Health Volunteers in high tuberculosis burden facilities in Kenya (181) Anne Munene

Amref Health Africa, Kenya

TUPE23 Underlying socio -cultural practices influencing prevalence of Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C) in Kajiado County (207) Bernard Mbogo

Amref Health Africa, Kenya

TUPE24 Effectiveness of Hospitalwide Quality Improvement Initiatives to enhance standard of care and patient safety (767) Diogene Rurangwa

Ministry of Health, Rwanda

TUPE25 Benefits of using a standard electronic checklist to conduct laboratory quality management systems audits (211) Noel Odhiambo

Amref Health Africa, Kenya

TUPE26 Using an innovative rapid results initiative to improve quality and accelerate laboratories towards accreditation (213) Josephine Kerich

Amref Health Africa, Kenya

TUPE27 Effectiveness of Digisomo to pass the right information on health at the house hold level as a motivator to CHVs case of Turkana and Samburu (228) Duncan Ager

Amref Health Africa, Kenya

TUPE28 Involvement of men and traditional leaders as key decision makers for improved maternal, new born, child and adolescent health in Samburu County, Kenya (233) George Kimathi

Amref Health Africa, Kenya

TUPE29 Enhancing male engagement as a tipping point for change in the hard to reach communities for the adoption of FP/RMNCAH, WASH and Nutrition practices in Kibish, Turkana County (234) George Kimathi

Amref Health Africa, Kenya

TUPE30 Prevalence of under nutrition among HIV exposed infants in Tabitha clinic, Kibera (245) Faith Lang’at

Amref Health Africa, Kenya

TUPE31 Accelerating universal health coverage through sanitation (249) Josphat Martin Muchangi

Amref Health Africa, Kenya

TUPE32 Providers perceptions of person-centred maternity care in their facilities and barriers to providing it: a mixed methods study in Kenya (269) Patience Afulani

University of California, San Francisco

TUPE33 Community follow up of HIV exposed infants missing essential HIV diagnostic steps in Rubirizi (293) Michael Owor

Amref Health Africa, Uganda

TUPE34 Improving quality of antenatal care (ANC) services at Rugaaga HCIV, Isingiro District (300) Mwesigye Bernard

Amref Health Africa, Uganda

TUPE35 Improve efficiency in testing through Psmart technology (331) Winfred Nzioka

Amref Health Africa, Kenya

TUPE36 Use of a community score card to improve accountability in primary health care: lessons from Ethiopia (339) Aklilu Abera Ayele

Yale Global Health Leadership Institute, Ethiopia

TUPE37 Improving timely attendance of antenatal care (ANC1) at Kihihi Health Centre IV in Kanungu District, Uganda (341) Sekimpi Robert Harrison

Amref Health Africa, Uganda

TUPE38 Reorienting traditional birth attendants to become skilled delivery advocates (344) Charles Opiyo

Christian Aid, Kenya

TUPE39 Communication dynamics in sexual abuse cases: a case study of Makadara, Nairobi County (351) Mitchell Nyamai

KCB Bank, Kenya

TUPE40 Exploring peer educators experience in Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights project in Handeni District (358) Aisha Byanaku

Amref Health Africa, Tanzania

TUPE41 A model for promoting healthy living through primary school communities in Kenya (419) Catherine Karekezi

Kenya Diabetes Management and Information Centre, Kenya

TUPE42 A quality improvement project to improve partogram completeness by healthcare workers in maternity ward of Byumba District Hospital in Rwanda (424) Lauben Rubega

University of Rwanda, Rwanda

TUPE43 PRECIS : an E-learning solution of improving human resources for health in Senegal (440) Mabator Ndiaye

Amref Health Africa, Senegal

TUPE44 Factor affecting community response towards the construction of community latrines in remote village of post conflict region of Northern Uganda using community led total sanitation (CLTS) approach: a case study of remote community of Paminaporo in Amuru District Northern Uganda (483) Stephen Kinyera

Amref Health Africa, Uganda

TUPE45 Community management of drug resistant TB is working in Isiolo County, a hard to reach region in Kenya (495) John Ng’ang’a

Amref Health Africa, Kenya

TUPE46 Acceptability, barriers, and enabling factors influencing the uptake of modern contraceptives provided by Living Goods (LG) in Mpigi district and Kawempe division, Uganda (496) Peter Kaddu

Living Goods, Uganda

TUPE47 Health care quality improvement assessment in four developing regions of Ethiopia (518) Aklilu Yeshitla

IntraHealth International, Ethiopia

TUPE48 Exploring barriers to quality of care in South African midwifery obstetric units: the perspective of nurses and midwives (519) Jessica Dutton

University of Western Cape, South Africa

TUPE49 Effectiveness of Kimormor concept on maternal and child health outcomes among pastoral communities case of Kibish Sub County, Turkana County (521) Anthony Arasio

Amref Health Africa, Kenya

TUPE50 Using multiple innovative strategies to improve IPTp2 utilization among pregnant women; a case of Kabale District Local Government, Uganda (527) Odong Michael Kidega

Amref Health Africa, Uganda

TUPE51 Health systems partnership approach, a compendium of efforts to inform health policy: a case of Amref Advocacy Project in Eastern and Southern Uganda (543) Edward Tibawala

Amref Health Africa, Uganda

TUPE52 Application of social behaviour change community mobilization towards addressing barriers of access to health (564) Harrison Ayallo

Stowelink, Kenya

TUPE53 The burden of intra-household dual forms of malnutrition in low and middle-income countries: understanding shaping determinants (568) Eric Twizeyimana

University of Rwanda, Rwanda

TUPE54 Innovation, partnerships and business models: a case study of a blood management system in Kenya (569) Wala Elizabeth

Amref Health Africa, Kenya

TUPE55 Contribution to universal health coverage by strengthening the capacity of the health systems in Kenya to address female genital fistula using NHIF as an entry point (570) Wala Elizabeth

Amref Health Africa, Kenya

TUPE56 Systems approach in strengthening quality devolved health care in Kenya towards Universal Health Coverage (571) Wala Elizabeth

Amref Health Africa, Kenya


Retention to HIV care among same-day HIV test and treat adults in Tabitha clinic, Kibera (622)


Faith Lang’at

Amref Health Africa, Kenya

TUPE58 Social barriers to accessing sexual gender based violence services (651) Josephine Achieng Odhiambo

Waridi Project, Kenya

TUPE59 A review of community-based health insurance schemes (CBHIS): lessons from Nigeria and Ghana (660) Ifeanyi Nsofor

EpiAFRIC, Nigeria

TUPE60 HPV testing of self- collected samples to improve participation in cervical cancer screening in Botswana (687) Bakgaki Ratshaa

Jhpiego, Botswana

TUPE61 Enhancing contraceptive commodity security through quality assurance interventions: case study of Tunza clinics (705) Javan Waita

Population Services Kenya

TUPE62 Embracing mobile learning – content generation as a key component (731) Leticia Buluma

Amref Health Africa, Kenya

TUPE63 Profile of anemia in patients with chronic kidney disease at Butare University Teaching Hospital (765) Clement Byiringiro

University of Rwanda, Rwanda

TUPE64 The National Health Insurance Scheme and its implications on indigent health in South Tongu district, Ghana (736) Papa Momodou Jack

University of Cambridge, United Kingdom

TUPE65 mVaccination, an innovative technology solution for saving children lives through immunization: a pilot project in Geita and Shinyanga regions, Tanzania (753) Serafina Baptist Mkuwa

Amref Health Africa, Tanzania

TUPE66 Enhancing social accountability in health service delivery: lessons learnt from the test phase of innovative partnership for universal and sustainable healthcare (i-PUSH) project (760) Rachel Ambalu

Amref Health Africa,


TUPE67 Talking health: identifying trusted health messengers and effective ways of delivering health messages in rural Ethiopia (353) Shifera Asfaw Yedenekal

Jimma University, Ethiopia

Rapporteur: Boniface Hlabano- Team Leader; Anne Gitimu- KE; Amos Nyirenda- TZ; Dorieke Kuijpers- NL; Sarah Kosgei- KE; Roberta Rugetti- IT; Andrew Wabwire- UG; Veerle van Loren van Themaat- NL; Hajra Mukasa- UG; Benson Ulo- KE


TUPE68 Shit is wealth. Case of sludge drying bed in Kitgum Municipality, Uganda (9) Hajra Mukasa

Amref Health Africa, Uganda

TUPE69 Effect of post-natal gestational age assessment training of health care providers on new-born care practices in Migori County ,Kenya (16) Ednah Ojee

Ministry of Health, Kenya

TUPE70 Utility and effectiveness evaluation of non-communicable disease mass campaign in city of Kigali Rwanda 2017 (769) Melanie Mukantagara

RBC, Rwanda

TUPE71 Motivational factors that influence the retention of community health workers in Kibwezi Sub-County, Kenya. (20) Ruth Mbugua

Mount Kenya University, Kenya

TUPE72 Collaborative ventures for improving faecal sludge management; A case study of Kitgum municipal council in Northern Uganda (43) Teo Namata

Amref Health Africa, Uganda

TUPE73 Sustainable water and sanitation services through WASH-Integrated VSLAs in Northern Uganda. (46) Isa Sematimba

Amref Health Africa, Uganda

TUPE74 A shift in paradigm of disease profile in Kenya: should we be cautious? (51) Premanand Ponoth

The Karen Hospital, Kenya

TUPE75 Level of satisfaction and retention of health workers in developing regions of Ethiopia (69) Muluken Dessalegn

Amref Health Africa, Ethiopia

TUPE76 Health facility barriers to access and utilization of adolescent friendly Sexual Reproductive Health Rights (SRH) services in Amuru District (78) Stephen Mutinyu

Amref Health Africa, Uganda

TUPE77 Breast cancer pharmacotherapy and medication use follows up management of ambulatory patient in Rwanda case study: Butaro hospital, Butaro cancer centre of excellence. Huye, June 2017 (91) Valens Maniriho

Ruhengeri Referral hospital, Rwanda

TUPE78 Strengthening the capacity of healthcare workers to address rheumatic heart disease using a health system strengthening framework (136) Renae Stafford

Touch Foundation, Tanzania

TUPE79 Better evidence: assessing the utility of an evidence-based clinical resource to improve the quality of care at the University of Rwanda (147) Blaise Ntacyabukura

University of Rwanda, Rwanda

TUPE80 Quality assessment in the hospital laboratory: errors in the total testing process in the clinical chemistry laboratory at University of Gondar Hospital, Northwest Ethiopia (88) Sintayehu Ambachew Wondemagegn

University of Gondor, Ethiopia

TUPE81 The Power of ePayments is mobile money part of the solution?: a case study of Amref Health Africa in Uganda (195) Bob Okodi

Amref Health Africa, Uganda

TUPE82 Contextual factors that influence roles and performance of community health workers in the field of sexual and reproductive health and rights in Kenya, Malawi, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia (208) Mirre Van Veen

Amref Health Africa, Kenya

TUPE83 Utilizing child health days to deliver integrated health packages to mothers and children (215) Mulindwa Alex

Amref Health Africa, Uganda

TUPE84 An Assessment of user Perspectives on malaria services offered by community health volunteers in ten counties, Kenya (224) Patrick Igunza

Amref Health Africa, Kenya

TUPE85 Integration of HIV/AIDS, TB and Malaria community programs through organizational development and systems strengthening of civil society organizations: a case of Emuhaya Sub-county (251) Michael Nduri

Amref Health Africa, Kenya

TUPE86 Selection process of sub recipients to implement commuity case Management of Malaria- A case study of Global Fund Malaria in Western Kenya by Amref (258) Lilian Manyonge

Amref Health Africa, Kenya

TUPE87 A primary healthcare service delivery design with embedded standard data collection algorithms (265) Stephen Omondi Odindo

Living Goods, Kenya

TUPE88 Gearing towards universal health coverage through identifying and addressing county health management team’s performance gaps in Samburu County, Kenya (276) Isaac Ntwiga

Amref Health Africa, Kenya

TUPE89 Sharing knowledge in post bachelor education for health professionals (309) Ruud Heijnen

Zuyd University of Applied Sciences, The Netherlands

TUPE90 Trash, cash to health outcomes: unlocking potentials through end-of-life waste entrepreneurship. A case of Taka Ni Mali “Waste is Wealth” Project in Dar es Salaam (311) Mturi James Mturi

Amref Health Africa, Tanzania

TUPE91 Role of leadership in the implementation of low cost high impact invention- Kangaroo Mother Care corner(KMC): case study of Kanungu HC IV Uganda (340) Sekimpi Robert Harrison

Amref Health Africa, Uganda

TUPE92 Bridging the gap: enhancing knowledge among healthcare workers through e-learning a case of Amref Kibera Reach90 Project (355) Kennedy Mwathi Gathu

Amref Health Africa, Kenya

TUPE93 Exploring quality in post rape care service provision (365) Leso Munala

St. Catherine University, USA

TUPE94 Using family health groups to improve integrated maternal, reproductive and child health outcome indicators in Rukiga district: a case study for Mparo HC IV. (375) Tugume Gordon Peterson

Amref Health Africa, Uganda

TUPE95 Assessment of Makueni County healthcare workers capacity to acquire, summarize and adopt research evidence for decision making processes, Kenya (397) David Mathu

Kenya Medical Research Institute, Kenya

TUPE96 Strengthening Medical Specialist outreach services to improve health access for rural based communities –Experience of Kilimanjaro, Tanzania (399) Heri Marwa

PharmAccess International, Tanzania

TUPE97 Blended learning in public health science programs in Africa: challenges and benefits. (405) Gaspard Mucundanyi

New Mexico State University, USA

TUPE98 Implementation of gender mainstreaming guidelines to strengthen health workforce management for quality health services (408) Ian Wanyoike

Intrahealth International, Kenya

TUPE99 Assistive Technology: a means of improving the quality and access to health care for children with disabilities (409) Mary Munyao

Connect Families Ability, Kenya

TUPE100 Member identity and employee performance: what happens when staff members state ‘We are not inspired?’ (416) Patrick Bigirwa

Amref Health Africa, Uganda

TUPE101 The A, B, C…of successful ICT4D adoption and scale-up in RMNCAH Health programming in Uganda, a case study of Hoima District MCH mHealth Programme (450) Joel Fred Nsumba

Amref Health Africa, Uganda

TUPE102 The outcome of patients on hemodialysis at University Teaching Hospital Of Kigali: a retrospective analytical study on patients with acute and chronic renal failure (773) Leopold BItunguhari

University of Rwanda, Rwanda

TUPE103 Learning exchange visits and village health teams retention in selected health facilities of Kyankwanzi And Nakaseke Districts in Central Uganda (452) James Teba

Amref Health Africa, Uganda

TUPE104 Delivering an offline virtual microscope-based malaria microscopy in-service training course to improve performance in malaria diagnosis (466) Eddie Machache

Amref International University, Kenya

TUPE105 Promoting malaria prevention and control by school children in the lake-endemic zone in Kenya (469) Jacinta Kandie

Amref Health Africa, Kenya

TUPE106 First implementation of basic obstetric ultrasound by antenatal care providers at 18 health centres in Rwanda (486) David Nzeyimana

University of Rwanda, Rwanda

TUPE107 Emergency health service model for refugees and host communities; an approach for improved health in Ofua zone, Arua District- Uganda. (509) James Nkale

Amref Health Africa, Uganda

TUPE108 Increasing male partner HIV testing counselling (HTC) in Antenatal (ANC) at Kanyantorogo H C III, Kanungu District (510) Sekimpi Robert Harrison

Kanungu District Local Government, Uganda

TUPE109 Comparative study on remuneration of CHWs in Kenya, Uganda and Zambia (516) Paul Agina

Amref Health Africa, Kenya

TUPE110 Sustainable nutrition improvement among refugee population and host communities in Adjumani District, Northern Uganda (517) James Nkale

Amref Health Africa, Uganda

TUPE111 Rapid assessment of cancer prevention and control in Senegal (523) Bara Ndiaye

Amref Health Africa, Senegal

TUPE112 Anti-easy being wheezy! capacity strengthening for health workers to provided quality asthma care and management (526) Sarah Kosgei

Amref Health Africa, Kenya

TUPE113 The challenge fund model for stimulating innovations to accelerate progress towards universal health coverage: lessons from county innovation challenge fund in Kenya (549) Kimani Karuga

Options, Kenya


TUPE114 Capacity-building village sanitation committees accelerates and sustains communities` open defaecation free status (562) Moses Saikomae Lengewa,

Amref Health Africa, Kenya

TUPE115 Community health systems strengthening: opportunities and barriers for implementing integrated HIV, TB and malaria services at the community level in Kenya (583) Sarah Karanja

Amref Health Africa, Kenya

TUPE116 Outcomes of scaling up hypertension screening and linkage to treatment in three counties in Kenya (609) Lilian Mbau

Amref Health Africa, Kenya

TUPE117 Emergency health service model for refugees and host communities; an approach for improved health in Ofua zone, Arua District- Uganda. (631) Jame Nkale

Amref Health Africa, Uganda

TUPE118 Assessing Quality Improvement Capacity Building Needs of Health Care Leaders in 2 South-West States in Nigeria (636) Olatoun Adeola

Equitable Health Access Initiative, Nigeria

TUPE119 Developing eHealth apps towards Universal Health Coverage: a bottom up approach in Masvingo, Zimbabwe (645) Gertjan van Stam

Great Zimbabwe University, Zimbabwe

TUPE120 eHealth in Zimbabwe: UHC and a case of local techno-social development (650) Gertjan van Stam

Great Zimbabwe University, Zimbabwe

TUPE121 Universal Health Coverage: shifting the national Human Resource training, monitoring and evaluation paradigm towards eHealth in Zimbabwe (659) Gertjan van Stam

Great Zimbabwe University, Zimbabwe

TUPE122 Improved partnership with health sector engagement through structured coordination framework. (673) Paul Agwanda

Public Health, Kenya

TUPE123 Achieving efficiency through centralization and integration of corporate information systems, case of Amref Health Africa (691) Oliver Mwalo

Amref Health Africa, Kenya

TUPE124 Diabetes support groups as a means of sustainability in NCD management- Kilifi County, Kenya: (708) Bryson Sifuma


TUPE125 Enhanced operational approach to emergency vaccination campaigns to increase access to care during insecure humanitarian contexts (751) Clementine Fu

Save the Children, United Kingdom

TUPE126 Experiences of health post implementation in Rwanda: a game-changer in achieving the universal health coverage through public community partnership (PPCP) (756) Manasseh Wandera Gihana

SFH, Rwanda

Rapporteur: Aisa Muya- Team Leader; Shiphrah Kuria- HQ; Emmanuel Ebitu- UG; Elizabeth Wala- KE; Marianne Hangelbroek- NL; Daniel Kurao- KE; Evalin Karijo- AMIU; Margaret Mugisa- UG; Gilbert Wangalwa- KE; Kulule Mekonnen- ET


TUPE127 The surgical outcomes following diagnosis with rheumatic heart disease (22) Innocent Ndikubwimana

University of Rwanda, Rwanda

TUPE128 RBM: program management antidote (31) Bongs Lainjo

Cybermatic International, Zimbabwe

TUPE129 Reaching road construction workers and communities along Dodoma-Babati Road in Central Tanzania (39) Amatory Didi

Amref Health Africa, Tanzania

TUPE130 Benefit of including TB services in the benefit package of the health insurance scheme of Nigeria (53) Kehinde Agbaiyero

National TB and Leprosy Control Program, Nigeria

TUPE131 Preference heterogeneity, neighbourhood effects and basic services: logit kernel models for farmers’ climate adaptation in Ethiopia (103) Stefano Mainardi

Technical University of Ostrava, Ethiopia

TUPE132 Pre-hospital trauma care in Kenya: Has the UHC drive forgotten this? (104) Anthony Kihara

Amref Flying Doctors, Kenya

TUPE133 Improving uptake of long acting reversible contraception through integration into community interventions: a case of Kamuganguzi HCIII. (112) Tugume Gordon Peterson

Amref Health Africa, Uganda

TUPE134 Prevalence and factors associated with risky sexual behaviour among adolescents living with HIV/AIDS in Mbarara, South-Western Uganda (114) Sunday Nighty

Amref Health Africa, Uganda

TUPE135 Sanitation daily project end term evaluation report (118) Hanna Hansemo

Amref Health Africa, Ethiopia

TUPE136 Effectiveness of CLTS and factors influencing sustainability of CLTS in Dera District, South Gondar, Ethiopia (119) Mamaru Ayenew

Amref Health Africa, Ethiopia

TUPE137 Midterm evaluation of the project: Improving WASH in slums of Akaki-Kality and Yeka Sub-cities, Addis Ababa (124) Wosen Gezahegn

Amref Health Africa, Ethiopia

TUPE138 The global burden of type two diabetes mellitus in patients infected with Hepatitis C Virus: a systematic review and meta-analysis (135) Sintayehu Ambachew Wondemagegn

University Of Gondar, Ethiopia

TUPE139 What if community dispensation of ART were the right strategy to achieve the 3rd 90? Experience from Humanity First Cameroon with MSM. (154) Enyegue Belinga Jean Claude

Humanity First, Cameroon

TUPE140 Weight pattern among infants in-relation to early introduction of complementary feeding, Dar es Salaam. (194) Benson Bryceson Mringo

Hubert Kairuki Memorial University, Tanzania

TUPE141 Challenges of supply chain management systems towards providing access to essential healthcare commodities in marginalized communities, Kenya: a case of Amref Health Africa in Kenya (205) Erick Muga

Amref Health Africa, Kenya

TUPE142 Improving quality of services through decentralized medical workshops (774) Francine Umutesi

Rwanda Biomedical Centre, Rwanda

TUPE143 Working with community health volunteers to find TB Missed persons in communities through contact screening in Kenya (239) Tabitha Abongo

Amref Health Africa, Kenya

TUPE144 In contribution to the lasting health change- The Amref Heath Africa WASH Vision (250) Josphat Martin Muchangi

Amref Health Africa, Kenya

TUPE145 Assessing risk factors contributing to poor blood pressure control among hypertensive population in three counties in Kenya (295) Tecla Namusonge

Amref Health Africa, Kenya

TUPE146 Leaving no one behind. Using innovative approaches to deliver family planning services to women in hard to reach areas. (350) Wambura Boniface

Amref Health Africa, Kenya

TUPE147 Dorsal slit-mogen clamp method for safe and efficient infant circumcision in Siaya County, Kenya (360) Vincent Aloo

EGPAF, Kenya

TUPE148 Impact of mass drug administration in trachoma elimination efforts in Lilongwe East and Neno Districts in Malawi (366) Young Samanyika

Amref Health Africa, Malawi

TUPE149 Activating family health groups and skilling health workers to improve ANC service uptake at Kitagata Hospital-Sheema District, South West Uganda (377) Grace Akot

Amref Health Africa, Uganda

TUPE150 Improvement of ANC 4th visits outcome at St. Mother Francisca Lechner Rushooka HC II (Rushooka H C II) (378) Sekimpi Robert Harrison

Amref health africa Uganda

TUPE151 Prevalence and predictors of HIV testing among Kibera slum residents in Nairobi Kenya (398) Samuel Muhula

Amref Health Africa, Kenya

TUPE152 Improving Maternal New-born and Child health services uptake through innovative community level interventions. Best practices of Village Health Teams (VHTs) in Amuru District (421) Apire Samuel

Amref Health Africa, Uganda

TUPE153 Validating an mLearning framework for cost effectively harnessing technical knowledge artefacts for enrolled midwives (430) Charles Maina Mungai

Amref Health Africa, Kenya

TUPE154 Youth-friendly pill boxes- solution to poor ART Adherence (389) Uwase Nadege Munyaburanga

Kigali Hope Association(KHA), Rwanda

TUPE155 Improving Tuberculosis active case finding among street families in Starehe Sub County, Nairobi Kenya. (447) Gloria Wandeyi

Amref Health Africa, Kenya

TUPE156 Exploring how different incentives influence Community Health Workers’ performance on family planning: a case of Msalala and Shinyanga District Councils (460) Josiah Otege

Amref Health Africa, Tanzania

TUPE157 Factors influencing the role of community health volunteers in increasing access and uptake of family planning services among the youth aged 18-24 years in Narok and Homabay Counties in Kenya (463) George Oele

Amref Health Africa, Kenya

TUPE158 Finding the missing people with TB in Kenya: innovative interventions from civil society organisations as local solutions for underserved and key population groups (529) Benson Otieno Ulo

Amref Health Africa, Kenya

TUPE159 Impact of the decentralization of screening in the treatment of cervical cancer in Southern Senegal (536) Khaltoume Camara

Amref Health Africa,


TUPE160 Kreative hub initiative as a platform for youth voices to be heard, to fight against non-communicable diseases and stigma. (560) Ogweno Stephen



TUPE161 Willingness and ability to pay for sanitation systems of choice among rural populations. A study of Busia County in Kenya (565) Martin Muchangi

Amref Health Africa, Kenya

TUPE162 Addressing the ever-growing health costs of health services through improving community hygiene (576) Brian Mutabazi

Amref Health Africa, Uganda

TUPE163 Investigation of aflatoxin in cereal crops, milk and local beverages, and farmers perception towards aflatoxin in Wolaita Zone, Southern Ethiopia (590) Kasahun Negash

Amref Health Africa, Ethiopia

TUPE164 Community engagement in disease surveillance for prevention and prompt action- Track accountability (591) Kasahun Negash

Amref Health Africa, Ethiopia

TUPE165 Intra-county disparities in water access: a comparison of 4 sub-counties in Kajiado County (599) Kennedy Omwaka

Amref Health Africa, Kenya

TUPE166 A bibliometric analysis of mental health research in Eastern Africa (612) Purity Mwendwa

Trinity College Dublin, Ireland

TUPE167 New research develops a standard tool for the measurement of older person’s health and well-being in Kenya and explores disease burden and health determinants (620) Lucy Maina

Kenyatta University, Kenya

TUPE168 Making the case for integrating global health security with universal health coverage (670) Andrew Kitua

DAI, United Kingdom

TUPE169 Can performance scorecards promote community involvement in regulatory enforcement? A process evaluation of an innovative regulatory intervention in Kenya (678) Irene Khayoni

Strathmore University, Kenya

TUPE170 Availability & affordability of sexual and reproductive health commodities (SRHC) in Kenya, a case study of 9 counties (698) Dorothy Okemo

HAI/ MeTA, Kenya

TUPE171 Tribune sant ado et jeunes, une plateforme pour favoriser l’acccas des jeunes aux services de sant sexuelle et reproductive (741) Tao Oumar

Association Burkinabè pour le Bien Etre Familia, Mexico

TUPE172 Strengthening faculty mentorship towards achievement of universal health coverage and sustainable development goals: a case of 3 Universities and 3 Middle Level Colleges (713) Catherine Mwenda

Amref Health Africa, Kenya

TUPE173 Integrating mHealth solutions into National BEmONC training to improve quality of care: the case of Ethiopia (336) Hiwot Wubshet

Maternity Foundation, Ethiopia

Other Poster Presentations
TUPE174 A framework for cost effectively harnessing technical knowledge artifacts from different health care practitioners for improved efficiency of midwives using mobile devices Charles Maina Mungai, Amref Health Africa, Kenya
TUPE175 Remittances-based funding model: an argument for its capacity to fund and strengthen health systems in sub-Saharan Africa (710) Aurore Iradukunda


TUPE176 Universal health coverage; measuring access to health care services by informal sector workers in Kenya (725) Bernard Munyao Muiya

Kenyatta University, Kenya

TUPE177 Factors influencing utilization of health care services among secondary school pregnant adolescents in Africa (499) Oyinloye Bosede Odunola

Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria

TUPE178 Compliance with follow up and adherence to medication in hypertensive patients in an urban informal settlement in Kenya: comparison of three models of care Ng’endo Kuria

Amref Health Africa, Kenya

TUPE179 Mismatch between antenatal care attendance and institutional delivery in a multi-ethnic south Ethiopia: a multilevel analysis (167) Anteneh Asefa Mekonnen Hawassa University, Ethiopia
TUPE180 The quality of childhood malaria case management practices in settings without microscopy (648) Siril Kullaya

WHO, Tanzania

TUPE181 Leveraging the power of technology in implementing integrated community case management through community health workers (266) Zipporah Moraa Nyangacha

Living Goods, Kenya

TUPE182 Mainstreaming of HIV services into social health insurance- cost and planning implications: Tanzania case (59) Kuki Gasper Tarimo

Health policy Plus, Tanzania

TUPE183 Housing quality and infectious disease outbreaks in Nigeria: framework for synergistic interventions from public health and building professionals (71) Oluwafemi Akande

Federal University of Technology, Nigeria

TUPE184 Individual and community effects of education on family planning in Ethiopia: analysis of a nationwide survey (85) Helena Fawdry

Maastricht University, Ethiopia

TUPE185 The effect of complementary feeding practices on nutritional status of children aged 6 to 24 months old at Bungoma district hospital, Bungoma County, Kenya (107) Emmy Rutto

Ampath, Kenya

TUPE186 Improving informed consent for CS: an interventional study in Malawi (110) Simon Zethof

Leiden University Medical Centre, The Netherlands

TUPE187 Birth defects-related knowledge and practice among women of reproductive age in Itesiwaju Local Government, Oyo State, Nigeria (111) David Olarinloye

Oyo State Local Government Service Commission, Nigeria

TUPE188 Young people’s access to sexual and reproductive health rights; the KMET model (126) Patricia Teresa Nudi Orawo

KMET, Kenya

TUPE189 Determinants of access to sexual health care by adolescent LGBTI community (127) Cindy Amaiza


TUPE190 Promoting advocacy and management of gender based violence in Kuria West Sub-county, Migori county (164) Catherine Chacha Menganyi

Ministry of Health, Kenya

TUPE191 Improving surgical informed consent in obstetric and gynaecologic surgeries in a teaching hospital in Ethiopia: a before and after study (168) Anteneh Asefa Mekonnen

Hawassa University, Ethiopia

TUPE192 Factors influencing the implementation of the nursing process among nurses in hospitals of Ethiopia: a mixed methods study (177) Habtamu Abera Areri

Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia

TUPE193 Barriers facing Persons with Disability accessing HIV/AIDS healthcare services: a case of Nyaweri VCT, Kisumu County (189) Monicah Nyanumba

Plan International, Kenya

TUPE194 The performance of saliva urea nitrogen reduction ratio (SUNRR) as a measure of hemodialysis dose adequacy in end stage renal disease (200) Mba Eya Karin Estelle

Faculty of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Cameroon

TUPE195 Women: The devils and advocates to contraceptive uptake (209)


Nelima Otipa

Population Services, Kenya

TUPE196 KQMH early enablers: the central role of leadership in implementation of Kenya Quality Model for Health- Case of Vihiga county referral hospital (222) Zacheus Muiruri

Amref Health Africa, Kenya

TUPE197 Using cascade mentorship model to improve management of obstetric and neonatal emergencies among health workers in Siaya County (226) Elizabeth Akinyi Omondi

Amref Health Africa, Kenya

TUPE198 Women’s perception of quality of free maternity services: a case of Nyeri County, Kenya (294) Cosmas Mwamburi Mwashumbe

Improving Public Health Management for Action (IMPACT), Kenya

TUPE199 Influence of perceived quality of care among post-natal mothers on utilization of free maternal health care policy: a case study of Nakuru County Referral Hospital (299) Winnie Mutai

Egerton University, Kenya

TUPE200 The reasons for homebirths amongst Post-Partum women attending the Well-Baby Clinic at a hospital in Manzini, Swaziland (334) Zethu Mamba

Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University, South Africa

TUPE201 Accelerating community health impact using simple model in Kenya (369) Sylvain Romieu

Living Goods, Kenya

TUPE202 The impact of caesarean section on breastfeeding indicators in sub-Saharan Africa: a meta-analysis of demographic and health surveys (373) Engida Yisma

The University of Adelaide, Australia

TUPE203 Interpreting the changing association between caesarean birth and neonatal death: a case study from Ethiopia (374) Engida Yisma

The University of Adelaide, Australia

TUPE204 Putting young people at the centre in policy for sustainable development: the case of Nairobi County (425) Georgina Obonyo

Youth in Action, Kenya

TUPE205 Does quality of care in family planning services vary by public-private sector in India (488) Abhishek Kumar

Population Council, India

TUPE206 Infection prevention, control and biosafety as a game changer at Homabay County referral hospital (579) Judith Niver Oyuga

Ministry Of Health, Kenya

TUPE207 Iron and folic acid supplementation adherence among pregnant women attending antenatal care in Northern Ethiopia: institution based cross-sectional study (586) Asmamaw Demis

Woldia University, Ethiopia

TUPE208 The roles of HMOs in implementation of social health insurance scheme in Enugu, Southeast Nigeria: a mixed-method investigation (600) Eric Obikeze

University of Nigeria, Nigeria

TUPE209 Perceptions and barriers to the use of modern contraceptive methods and HIV protection of 16-20 young people in rural South Kivu (611) Pacifique Mwene-Batu

Université Catholique de Bukavu, Congo


TUPE210 Perceived barriers to access available HIV and STIs services among Men who have Sex with Men (MSM) in Tanga Region Northern, Tanzania (632) Hamimu Omary Kigumi

Nelson Mandela Institute of Technology, Tanzania

TUPE211 Timing of prophylactic perioperative antibiotics and surgical wound dressings: attitudes, knowledge and practices of orthopaedic surgeons at University Teaching Hospitals, Lusaka (639) Bright Moyo Jnr

Zambia Orthopaedic & Trauma Association, Zambia

TUPE212 Perception of mothers and providers on the quality of care in maternal and new-born service in Addis Ababa (640) Samrawit Sileshi


TUPE213 Overseas remittances support Universal Health Coverage and quality of healthcare (663) Mirjam van Reisen

Leiden University, The Netherlands

TUPE214 Risk factors for acceptance of mistreatment during childbirth among Ethiopian midwifery students (697) Rena Bakker

University of Groningen, Ethiopia

TUPE215 Sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) awareness in a peer education model; based on the RESPEKT Project (712) Marie-Claire Wangari


TUPE216 Determine the eligibility of households to a demand-side health insurance subsidy intended for low-income households. A quantitative case study of households in Laikipia county, Kenya (724) Phyllis Muthoni Maina

County Government of Laikipia, Kenya

TUPE217 Improving accountability for increased efficiency and access to resources: a case study from Migori County on referral services (729) Elizabeth Mgamb

Ministry of Health, Kenya

TUPE218 Effect of hypertension and inequality on quality of life satisfaction among the aged in Ghana: modified poisson with coarsened exact matching (744) John Tetteh

University of Health and Allied Sciences, Ghana

TUPE219 Risk factors of metabolic syndrome: a case control study among middle-aged adults in the Kpando municipality (746) Edith Kabukie Bannerman

University of Health and Allied Sciences, Ghana

TUPE220 Engaging men and boys to address HIV infection and gender based violence against women and girls in Kenya (752) Vincent musalia

Ayarhep, Kenya

TUPE221 Status of respectful maternal care in Ndola and Kitwe Districts of Zambia (755) Tato Nyirenda

CopperBelt University, Zambia

TUPE222 Immediate post-partum family planning in the public sector: a successful approach for increased family planning uptake in PIH/IMB supported districts (757) Christian Mazimpaka

Partners in Health, Rwanda

TUPE223 Evaluation of Lily: an AI powered interactive messaging service supporting women throughout the reproductive health journey (17) MacGregor Lennarz

Lily, Kenya

TUPE224 Malaria and West-Nile virus co-infection among febrile participants attending a tertiary hospital in Nigeria. (26) Kehinde Aina

University of Ilorin, Nigeria

TUPE225 Using Technology for improved financial management in donor funded projects (32) Eunice Achola

KMET, Kenya

TUPE226 Health Systems Strengthening: influence of organizational factors of community health volunteers (CHV) on use of community based health management information systems in selected counties, Kenya. (73) Mambo Susan

Kenya Methodist University, Kenya

TUPE227 1. Human Immunodeficiency Virus infection and unknown HIV status among Tuberculosis Patients in Ethiopia. 2 The burden of road traffic injury in Ethiopia (101) Aklilu Endalamaw

University of Gondar,


TUPE228 Innovative approach to improve antimalarial use in the retail sector Case of Western Kenya (146) Joseph Kipkoech Kirui

Moi University, Kenya

TUPE229 Barriers to early diagnosis of breast cancer among rural women living in remote areas of Kenya (148) Lucy AManya Mutuli

Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology, Kenya

TUPE230 Performance and feasibility of using both stool culture and nested PCR for improved detection of typhoid fever in Buea Health District, South West Cameroon (157) Rita Ayuk Ndip

University of Buea, Cameroon

TUPE231 Characterization of 331G/A polymorphism of RP gene and identification of viral oncogene HMTV virus as genetic markers for the improvement of breast cancer management in Cameroon (159) Nguedia Kaze Niels

University Of Yaounde, Cameroon

TUPE232 Leveraging technology and innovative models of service delivery to accelerate access (173) Samuel Benefour

Population Council, Ghana

TUPE233 “It provides multiple opportunities to complete the survey”: community members’ perspectives of using mobile phone for non-communicable disease risk factor surveillance in rural Uganda: a qualitative study (202) Charles Ssemugabo

Makerere University, Uganda

TUPE234 Meaningful engagement of adolescents girls and young women to policy advocacy and budget making processes in Mombasa County: a case study of AGoTA project (243) Evans Ouma

Stretchers Youth Organization, Kenya

TUPE235 The prevalence, risk factors and serotypes distribution of trachoma in Laikipia, Kenya 2017 (248) Mwatha Stephen

Neglected Tropical Disease Unit, Kenya

TUPE236 Is deployment of trained nurses to rural villages a remedy for the low skilled birth attendance in Ethiopia? A cluster randomized-controlled community trial (254) Taddese Zerfu

APHRC, Ethiopia

TUPE237 Effect of deploying trained community based reproductive health nurses (CORN) on long-acting reversible contraception (LARC) use in rural Ethiopia: a cluster randomized community trial (255) Taddese Zerfu

APHRC, Ethiopia

TUPE238 Innovative capacity building approach for tenable gains in community case management by community health workers (CHWs) in Kenya (263) Kenneth Ogendo

Living Goods, Kenya

TUPE239 The effect of human resource management on performance in hospitals in Sub-Saharan Africa (271) Philipos Petros Gile

Higher Education Institutions’ Partnership, Ethiopia

TUPE240 Reducing the HIV testing-gap by advancing access to HIV self-testing by adolescents and youth in Kenya (278) Hildah Essendi

Population Services, Kenya

TUPE241 Understanding health worker migration: an in-depth analysis of the health work migration in Zambia (290) Aaron Mujajati

Health Profesional Council of Zambia, Zambia

TUPE242 Prevalence and factors associated with tuberculosis among household contacts of people treated in the Limbe and Tiko Health Districts (332) Mukenyu Abwendo Yvonne

University of Buea, Cameroon

TUPE243 New global health networks, that works! (337) Tyrell Junius

Globis University, Japan

TUPE244 Access and quality health care (361) Jared Osoro

Ministry of Health, Kenya

TUPE245 Improving teaching and learning process to produce competent nurse midwives. Experience from Tanzania (384) Ukende Shalla

Jhpiego, Tanzania

TUPE246 Parliamentarians engaging in the fight to End TB (391) Uwase Nadege Munyaburanga

Kigali Hope Association(KHA), Rwanda

TUPE247 Building capacity through collaborative learning for effective use of health workforce data to inform devolved decision-making in Kenya’s Counties (395) Robert Nguni

Intrahealth International, Kenya

TUPE248 Scaling up isoniazid preventive therapy for children <5yrs to Increase access to TB prevention: experience from Ugunja Sub-County, Kenya (413) Margaret Maureen Atieno

Ministry of Health, Kenya

TUPE249 The role of information technology in maximizing primary health care human resources for health governance in Kaduna State, Nigeria. (457) Agbonkhese Oaiya

Health Strategy and Delivery Foundation,


TUPE250 Process evaluation of an mHealth project for preventative screening and monitoring of expectant mothers using focused ethnography in the Sahel Region of Burkina Faso, Africa (467) Antonia Arnaert,

McGill University, Burkina Faso

TUPE251 Community life centre digital solutions (475) Ankur Kaul

Philips, The Netherlands

TUPE252 Gender integration improves learning in nursing-midwifery schools in the Lake and Western zones of Tanzania. (511) Benison Muchunguzi

Jhpiego, Tanzania

TUPE253 The use of predictive models in improving access antenatal care services (541) Tashobya Stephen

Makerere University, Uganda

TUPE254 Exploring experiences of mothers with a community dialogue model in accessing skilled attendant care within rural context in Rachuonyo South Sub County Homa Bay County in Kenya. (544) Rose Olayo

Ministry of Health, Kenya

TUPE255 Innovative capacity building approach for tenable gains in community case management by community health workers (CHWs) in Kenya (546) Kenneth Ogendo

Living Goods, Kenya

TUPE256 Digital labour and delivery solution (DLDS) a validation study (558) Sarah Kedenge

Philips, Kenya

TUPE257 Use of text messaging to improve maternal health service delivery in Uganda: a case of SMS Maama mHealth Pilot (582) Derrick Bary Abila

Makerere University, Uganda

TUPE258 Factors Influencing the adoption of electronic health records in public health facilities (635) Christine Semo Isemeck

JKUAT, Kenya

TUPE259 HIV/AIDS treatment failure and its associated factors in Ethiopian context (642) Aklilu Endalamaw Sinsahw

University of Gondar, Ethiopia

TUPE260 Importance of autophagy in the peripheral blood T-Cells of patients with bronchial asthma(653) Boris B. Legba

Kazan Federal University, Russia

TUPE261 Intelligent medicine vending machine to improve access to healthcare (666) Lumumba Irvine,


TUPE262 Communication and media advocacy among adolescents and young people in Kenya (668) Brenda Bakobye

Maisha youth and Sauti Skika Adolescent And Young People Network, Kenya

TUPE263 Pushing back Universal Health Coverage: causes and consequences of absenteeism of health workers at the PHC level in Nigeria (669) Prince Agwu

University of Nigeria, Nigeria

TUPE264 Implementing strategic purchasing to improve access to maternal health services in a sub-national unit : a case study of Bungoma County Kenya (672) Boniface Mbuthia


TUPE265 Advocacy and lobbying for maternal and child health in Nigeria: towards achieving the health related SDG (674) Chinyere Okeke

University of Nigeria, Nigeria

TUPE266 Identifying and prioritising health sector corruption in Nigeria (681) Charles Tochukwu Orjiakor

University of Nigeria, Nigeria

TUPE267 Student midwives’ use of the partogram at a District Hospital in Lesotho (699) Portia Shanduka

Paray School of Nursing, Lesotho

TUPE268 Who is more corrupt: identifying the perpetrators of absenteeism among health workers in Nigeria (711) Pamela Adaobi Ogbozor

University of Nigeria,


TUPE269 Challenges in accessing sexual and reproductive health services among young people with disabilities in Ghana (759) Abdul-Aziz Seidu

University of Cape Coast, Ghana

TUPE270 Using school health program for malaria early treatment and increase school attendance (788) Ndahimana Jean d’Amour

Partners In Health, Rwanda

TUPE271 How does the purchaser-provider relationship foster strategic purchasing in a social health insurance scheme? – a case study from Nigeria (606) Enyinnaya Ifeoma Etiaba

University of Nigeria, Nigeria

TUPE272 Utilization of free maternity services and implementation challenges: a case study of Baringo County referral hospital, Kenya (100) Emmy Rutto

Ampath, Kenya

TUPE273 Cancer Ecosystem Assessment in West Africa: health systems gaps to prevent and control cancers in three countries: Ghana, Nigeria and Senegal (420) Sylla Thiam

Sunu Sante Consulting, Senegal

TUPE274 Self-testing of HIV, a non-medical approach to test key populations: An experience of Humanity First Cameroon (175) Paul Thierry Mbida Anguissa

Humanity First, Cameroon

TUPE275 Improved upper management support for sustainable laboratory improvement: Lodwar county referral hospital (LCRH), Kenya experience (30) James Marcomic Maragia

MoH-Turkana County, Kenya

TUPE276 In vitro study of some characteristics of red blood cells with hemoglobin S (171) Jacques Ezéchiel Lokonon


TUPE277 Who is using what from where? Contribution of private sectors in delivering reproductive and child health care services in India (505) Abhishek Kumar

Population Council, India

TUPE278 Politicking with health care and its implication for the attainment of universal health coverage (726)


Aloysius Odii

University of Nigeria – Enugu, Nigeria

TUPE279 Citizens demand for family planning commodity security- a case of Nairobi county, Kenya (476)


Meshack Ian Acholla

Evidence for Action Mama Ye! Kenya

TUPE280 Mediating street-level bureaucracy: increasing access to small private providers by standardizing health policy on the ground in Kenya (491) Lauren Suchman,

University of California San Francisco, United States

TUPE281 How social entrepreneurship breeds motivation and retention: innovative retention methods of community health workers (CHWs) (540) Kenneth Ogendo

Living Goods, Kenya

TUPE282 Use of health facility committees to improve health system governance and accountability: Institutionalization and Sustainability issues in Enugu State Nigeria (626) Benjamin Uzochukwu

University of Nigeria Nsukka Enugu campus, Nigeria

TUPE283 Offre de services par et pour les Jeunes en SSR et de VIH aux jeunes les plus touchés par le VIH à Bujumbura afin d’atteindre les trois 90 (706) Ndayikeza Nadia

Réseau National des Jeunes vivant avec le VIH (RNJ+)

TUPE284 Mobile mobilization to activate communities for a People’s National Health Insurance: Reflections on using mobile technology to facilitate community participation in reaching universal health coverage in South Africa (720) Shehnaz Munshi

Health Enabled, People’s Health Movement, South Africa

TUPE285 Health system governance factors affecting implementation of free healthcare policies: qualitative insights from a Nigerian state (602) Daniel Ogbuabor

University of Nigeria Enugu Campus, Nigeria

TUPE286 Experiences of local nurses involved in experimental research during the West African Ebola crisis (550) David Nguyen

McGill University, Canada

TUPE287 Role of private health sector in scaling up family planning uptake in western Kenya: a case of KMET Huduma Poa social franchise.(25) Okoth Oscar

Kisumu Medical and Education Trust, Kenya

TUPE288 Health system responsiveness for improved uptake of skilled birth attendance among pastoral communities of Ethiopia; evidence from baseline data of RCT (35) Nejimu Biza

Samara University, Ethiopia

TUPE289 Trends in health disparities in Tanzania- A 25 years perspectives (57) Emmanuel Maliti


TUPE290 Integrating HIV treatment with primary care outpatient services improves retention to HIV care for private health facilities in Coastal Kenya (139) Mohammed Mwakazi

Goldstar, Kenya

TUPE291 Analysis behind service delivery protest: a case of Bolobedu South in Mopani District, Greater Tzaneen municipality, Limpopo Province, South Africa (143) John Mamokhere

University of Limpopo, South Africa

TUPE292 A community midwifery model in provision of maternal and newborn health care during healthcare workers’ industrial action: Busia County (145) Shikuku Duncan

Save the Children International, Kenya

TUPE293 The effect of leadership style on employee performance among non-governmental organization employees in Ethiopia: the case of Amref Health Africa in Ethiopia (153) Abdisa Aga

Amref Health Africa, Ethiopia

TUPE294 Chemical composition and in vitro anti-bacterial, antioxidant and anti-inflammatory efficiency of essential oil of Greenwayodendron suaveolens (Engl. &Diels) Verdc against bacterial strains responsible of pulmonary diseases. (158) Betote Diboua Patrick Herva

University of Yaounde, Cameroon

TUPE295 Facilitators and barriers to birth preparedness and complication readiness in rural Rwanda among community health workers and community members: a qualitative study (160) Richard Kalisa

Ruhengeri hospital, Rwanda

TUPE296 What do we know about the healthcare costs of extreme heat exposure? A comprehensive literature review (178) Berhanu Wondmagegn

The University of Adelaide

TUPE297 Youth led Initiatives on one to one engagement on advocacy. (185) Malcom x Andrew

Maisha Youth, Kenya

TUPE298 End term evaluation maternal, new-born, child health and HIV AND AIDS project among the residents of informal settlements in Lang’ata, Kibra and Dagoretti Sub-Counties in Nairobi County, Kenya. (212) Lennah Kanyangi

Amref Health Africa, Kenya

TUPE299 The prevention and control of seasonal outbreak of diarrhoea in flood prone Chiga Area, in Kisumu East Sub-County (230) Redemptah Yeda

Jaramogi University Of Science And Technology, Kenya

TUPE300 Beneficiary targeting using the equity tool and community health workers (259) Taylor Capizola

Metrics for Management, United States

TUPE301 High prevalence of onchocerciasis-associated epilepsy in villages in Maridi County, Republic of South Sudan (270) Olore Peter Claver

Amref Health Africa, South Sudan

TUPE302 Prevalence of Hepatitis B Virus infection among taxi drivers in Mampong municipality of the Ashanti Region, Ghana (287) Kyei Baffour Samuel

University of Education, Ghana

TUPE303 Population health and burden of disease profile in Uganda from 1990 to 2015 (301) Khomotso Maimela

University of Pretoria, South Africa

TUPE304 Trends in population health and burden of disease in Mozambique from 1990 2015. (303) Dan Lole

University of Pretoria, South Africa

TUPE305 Sharp STI rise among MSM prep users in Kiambu County, Kenya: a prospective cohort study. (312) Eric Mwanzia

Mamboleo Peer Empowerment Group, Kenya

TUPE306 One health Amboseli ecosystem and UHC (326) Mohameed khalar Rashid and Samantha Mukonjia

One Health, Kenya

TUPE307 A human rights perspective of maternal and new-born health service delivery in Siaya County – Kenya (128) Patricia Teresa Nudi Orawo

KMET, Kenya

TUPE308 Nutritional status and associated factors among children 24-59 months whose mothers are flower farm workers at Isinya Division Kajiado County, Kenya. (349) Esther Wambui

Amref Health Africa, Kenya

TUPE309 Innovative approaches to improve access and uptake of IPTP and LLINS among pregnant women in Mbarara District, Uganda (368) Sunday Atwine

Amref Health Africa, Uganda

TUPE310 Factors influencing the utilization of community-based health planning and services (CHPS) in Northern Ghana: high cost of maternal and child health services to clients amidst user-fee exemption (370) Yakubu Abdul-Rahaman

Ghana Health Service, Ghana

TUPE311 Knowledge and attitude to breast cancer screening and risk factors among women in South West Nigeria (371) Tolulope Falowo

Cancer Aware Nigeria, Nigeria

TUPE312 Use of modern contraception among women living with HIV at Central Hospital Of Yaounde, Cameroon (381) Hidayatou Hidayatou

University of Buea, Cameroon

TUPE313 Prioritising Initiatives that reach the vulnerable (388) Ephy Oyugi

L’esperance Fibromyalgia Organisation(LEFIFO), Kenya

TUPE314 Motorcycle-taxi drivers: community agents of HIV mobilization for female sex workers in Cameroon (MOVHICAM SURVEY-ANRS 13250) (445) Hidayatou Hidayatou

University of Buea, Cameroon

TUPE315 Social Accountability as a tool for activating community’s health demands: a case of citizen voices in Kabale district (478) Tom Kulumba

Amref Health Africa, Uganda

TUPE316 The outcomes of partnerships with community based organizations in project implementation: a case study of Kitui County (485) Samuel Okumu

Amref Health Africa, Kenya

TUPE317 Youth in action, the promising sustainable social accountability foundation for Kilifi County (512) Omar Mwamuye Bandika

Y-Act, Kenya

TUPE318 Cost of HIV care services in Kenya’s private sector; an alternative from public provided “free” HIV care services (537) Stephen mutuku

National AIDS Control Council, Kenya

TUPE319 In vitro gastric and vaginal probiotic properties of Lactobacillus rhamnosus yoba (552) John Nnamdi Ejekwumadu

Makerere University, Uganda

TUPE320 Functionality of community health units in informal settlements of Nairobi Kenya- Case of Kibra and Dagoretti Sub Counties (553) Collins Owek

Centre for the Study of Adolescence, Kenya

TUPE321 Heavy metals status of spent engine oil polluted soil: health implications on vulnerable population (554) Judith Nwodu

Imo State Polytechnic, Nigeria

TUPE322 Status of implementation of the collective bargaining agreement (CBA) for doctors: a case study of four counties in Kenya (559) Robert Athewa

Amref Health Africa, Kenya

TUPE323 Changing the life of obstetric Fistula victims: case of 10 districts in Rwanda (782) Noella Umulisa

Jhpiego, Rwanda

TUPE324 Eyes on the Abuja declaration; accountability lessons for our counties (594) Peter Ngure

Y-ACT, Kenya

TUPE325 Is there an association between calcium level and preeclampsia in pregnant women? A systemic review (597) Melese Linger

Woldia University, Ethiopia

TUPE326 Safety and security in primary healthcare facilities-influence on provision and use of maternal healthcare services in Nigeria (607) Enyinnaya Ifeoma Etiaba

University Of Nigeria, Nigeria

TUPE327 Un-met Supportive Care Needs and Determinants Among Cancer Patients Treated at University of Gondar Specialized Hospital, Northwest Ethiopia: A prospective study (610) Begashaw Melaku Gebresillassie

University of Gondar, Ethiopia

TUPE328 Mortality and predictors among HIV exposed uninfected Infant at University of Gondar comprehensive specialized hospital, Northwest Ethiopia: retrospective follow-up study (618) Chalachew Adugna

University of Gondar, Ethiopia

TUPE329 Gender responsive budgeting: creating an enabling environment for gender equality and social inclusionocial accountability as a tool for activating community health demands: a case of citizen voices in Kabale district (619) Annie Baldridge


TUPE330 Governance challenges and solutions within a free Maternal and Child Health (FMCH) services programme: re-visiting the SURE-P MCH programme in Nigeria (628) Benjamin Uzochukwu

University of Nigeria, Nigeria

TUPE331 The burden of road traffic injury among trauma patients in Ethiopia: a systematic review and meta-analysis (643) Aklilu Endalamaw

University of Gondar, Ethiopia

TUPE332 Heat-stable carbetocin versus oxytocin to prevent hemorrhage after vaginal birth (646) Zahida Qureshi

University of Nairobi, Kenya

TUPE333 Evaluation of malaria morbidity trends in complex humanitarian settings in north western Tanzania (649) Siril Kullaya

World Health Organization, Tanzania

TUPE334 Breastfeeding made Easier! An innovative expression solution for the workplace (654) Caroline Kyalo

Philips, Kenya

TUPE335 Improving the health of pastoral communities through appropriate policies. (657) Lanoi Parmuat

Enai Africa, Kenya

TUPE336 An assessment of nutrient intakes and pregnancy outcomes among women exposed to nutrition psycho-educational initiative, in Migori County, Kenya (664) Florence Odiwuor

Rongo University, Kenya

TUPE337 Willingness to pay for a social health enterprise to improve social health protection among uninsured households in informal settlements in Nairobi, Kenya. (675) Peter Otieno

African Population and Health Research Center, Kenya

TUPE338 Effects of health financing on achievement of universal health coverage- a Case of Malawi (684) George Jobe

Malawi Health Equity Network, Malawi

TUPE339 Rural health workforce : equity, recruitment and retention (702) Pratyush Kumar

WONCA Rural South Asia, India

TUPE340 Mental health” an analysis of World Mental Day, 2018 (714) Grace Murianki

Kenya Professional Psychologists Counsellors, Kenya

TUPE341 Community-based targeting in advancing universal health coverage among vulnerable household in Kenya. (715) Charles Orora


TUPE342 Out in the open – strategies to engage parents and young people in talking about sexual and reproductive health and rights in Burundi (718) Fabien Ndikuriyo

Organisation communautaire, Burundi

TUPE343 Engaging youth as stakeholders in promoting social accountability and advocacy (738) Angela Nguku

White Ribbon Alliance, Kenya

TUPE344 Sanitary and toilet facilities in Nigeria universities: a case study of University of Abuja. (758) Michael Oke

Michael Adedotun Oke  Foundation, Nigeria

TUPE345 Expanding Access to Basic Health Services Through ‘Shared Value’ Partnerships in Rwanda (784) SFH, Rwanda
TUPE346 Effectiveness of the nutritional supplement, EvenFlo, in reducing sickle cell anaemia crises in patients living with the disease (761) Arthur Ajwang

Uzima University Medical School, Kenya

TUPE347 Sharp increase in private sector’s contribution in caesarean section births in India: Trends over past 25 years (501) Abhishek Kumar

Population Council, India

TUPE348 The role of private sector in increasing access to contraceptive services in Kenya. case study of the Tunza franchise (704) Javan Waita

Population Services Kenya

TUPE349 Clinical mentorship for improved provision of long acting reversible contraceptive methods: a case of KMET project sites in Kenya (24) Caroline Nyandat

KMET, Kenya

TUPE350 Analysis of factors affecting leadership training knowledge transfer within a health system context: learning from the experience of Kenya’s healthcare leaders (109) Tecla Chelagat

Strathmore Business School, Kenya

TUPE351 Training Anambra state primary health workers on medicine management and provision of management tools: Steps towards strengthening the delivering of primary health care (625) Chinyere Okeke

University of Nigeria, Nigeria


TUPE352 Pattern of implementation of Emergency Obstetric Life-saving Skills (EmOLSS) in Health Facilities in Southeastern Nigeria (106) Adewusi, Oluwafemi

University of Ibadan, Nigeria

TUPE353 Perceived male involvement of family planning improved intention to use among women of pastoralist communities in ethiopia: ordinal logistic regression analysis (203) Mussie Alemayehu

Mekelle University, Ethiopia


TUPE354 Level of utilization and associated factors of reproductive, maternal and neonatal health services among women from pastoralist communities of Afar Region, Northern Ethiopia: a cross sectional survey (229) Mussie Alemayehu

Mekelle University, Ethiopia


TUPE355 Risk factors for acute childhood diarrhea: a cross sectional study comparing refugee camps and host communities in Gambella Region, Ethiopia (236) Getachew Kabew Mekonnen

Addis Ababa university, Ethiopia

TUPE356 Endemicity of Toxoplasmosis in Three Villages among children and pregnant women in Ghana (319)


Agordzo Samuel Kekeli

Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana

TUPE357 Factors affecting access to immunization services in the integrated outreach model in Loima (545)


Getrude Nasike Barasa

Ministry of health Turkana County, Kenya

TUPE358 Dietary fiber intake and metabolic syndrome risk factors among young South African adults (180) Machoene Derrick Sekgala

Human Sciences Research Council, South Africa

TUPE359 Proportion of surgical site infection and associated factors among caeserian deliveries in Debretbor hospital (191) Tewodros Seyoum

University of Gondar, Ethiopia

TUPE360 A high prevalence of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder among Cameroonian medical students: a cross-sectional study (201) Ndip Valirie Agbor

Ibal Sub-divisional Hospital, Oku, Northwest Region, Cameroon

TUPE361 Contextualizing information, education and communication (IEC) materials for early cancer control in Kenya (206) Nelima Otipa

Population Services Kenya

TUPE362 Etiologies of diarrhea and drug susceptibility patterns of bacterial isolates among under-five year children in refugee camps in Gambella Region, Ethiopia: a case control study (231) Getachew Kabew Mekonnen

Addis Ababa university, Ethiopia

TUPE363 Prevalence of Salmonella Typhi among food vendors in Mampong municipality (325) Baffour Awuah Albert

University of Education, Winneba

TUPE364 Dis-respective and abuse maternal care and its associated factors during childbirth in Woldia General Hospital and Lalibela Primary Hospital, Northeast Ethiopia (598) Melese Linger

Woldia University, Ethiopia


TUPE365 Mapping of urinary schistosomiasis in Anambra State, Nigeria (688) Ndukwe Yvonne

University of Nigeria, Nigeria

TUPE366 Human papillomavirus (HPV) with low risk and high oncogen risk involved ORL tumours in Burkina Faso (214)


Ilboudo Maimouna

University of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

TUPE367 Assessment of quality of medical laboratory services provision and associated factors in public health facilities at Gondar Town, Amhara Regional State, Northwest Ethiopia (89) Belete Biadgo Mesfine

University of Gondar, Ethiopia