CHAI-CAB Dakar: 11-12 April 2017

Accelerating Access to Optimal ARVs: UNITAID- CHAI Project Community Advisory Board

Kick-off Meeting: April 11- 12, Dakar, Senegal

Day 1: Tuesday, April 11  
9:00-9:45 Welcome & CAB overview Kenly (AfroCAB)
1) Background on AfroCAB
9:45-10:45 Introductions & Setting the Scene Country Reps
  1) Country context – each country reps shares the country experience with ARVs ~5min/rep  
10:45-11:10 Tea break  
11:10-11:30 Background on the Optimal ARV Grant and Goals of the CAB Carolyn Amole and Caroline Middlecote (CHAI)
  1) Roles and responsibilities of CAB
  2) Resources available and process for implementing activities in country
11:30-13:00 Background on Optimal ARV Products CHAI Clinican (CHAI)
  1) Product overviews and discussion Polly Clayden (i-Base)
  2) Discussion on community engagement with clinicians and opportunities for joint advocacy  
  3) Review of clinical trials
13:00-14:00 Break for lunch
14:00-16:00 Role-playing! Engaging with community, MoH and partners on new product introduction Luckyboy and Portia (TAC) Polly Clayden (i-Base)
 15:30-16:00 Afternoon tea  
 Break for the day: time for side meetings
Day 2: Wednesday, April 12  
9:00-11:30 Drafting Country Plans: Morning Working Session (tea break to be taken at leisure when served) Working session for country representatives
1) Country representatives will work in pairs by country
2) Goal: develop plans on who to partner with, activities to conduct, and potential barriers
3) Feedback on plans to the group and discussion
10:30-11:00 Tea break
11:30-12:00 Working with CHAI country teams: developing a framework for engagement and partnership Stella Bongwa and Caroline Middlecote (CHAI)
12:00-13:00 Break for lunch  
13:00-13:45 AfroCAB App! Kenly
13.45-14:30 Meeting wrap-up and next steps Kenly and Polly
14:30- rest of day Tea break and time for side meetings  

Presentations from this meeting:

New ARVs CAB Presentation UNITAID-CHAI Optimal ARV CAB Day 1 Presentation FIN

UNITAID-CHAI Optimal ARV CAB Day2 Presentation FinalPt12

New ARVs CAB Presentation


Published: September 26, 2017
Last edited: September 26, 2017