Strengthening systems to retain mother-baby pairs in care, eliminate mother-to-child HIV transmission, and maximize child survival

Wednesday, June 27th, 9:00-10:00 am ET (Washington, D.C.)

The Partnership for HIV-Free Survival (PHFS) was a six-country initiative designed by the World Health Organization (WHO), the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), and the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) to accelerate country adoption and implementation of the 2010 WHO prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV (PMTCT) and infant feeding guidelines, with the ultimate goal of eliminating mother-to-child transmission of HIV and increasing HIV-free survival.

Join us June 27th at 9am ET (Washington, D.C.) for a webinar about how to strengthen health systems to retain mother-baby pairs in care, eliminate mother-to-child HIV transmission, and maximize child survival. Speakers will describe key takeaways from how PHFS strengthened information systems, service delivery, governance and leadership to improve care for mothers and their infants in the first two years of life. Inter- and intra-country learning mechanisms will also be discussed. 




Moderator: Tim Quick, Senior Technical Advisor for HIV & Nutrition,Office of HIV/AIDS, USAID
Presenter: Amy Stern, Senior Director of Health Systems, URC
Presenter: Tamara Nsubuga-Nyombi, Senior Quality Improvement Advisor, Uganda, URC
Presenter: Patty Webster, Faculty and Improvement Advisor, Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI)
Commentator: Linda Nabitaka, Program Officer, PMTCT Monitoring and Evaluation, Ministry of Health, Uganda


About the ASSIST Legacy Webinar Series

ASSIST will host seven webinars between March and September 2018 to provide an opportunity for participants to learn from results and achievements of the project. The webinars will be held monthly at 9:00-10:00 am EST (Washington, D.C.) and each will address a different topic, drawing on results and learning from multiple countries. They will consist of one or two short presentations, followed by comments and discussion with the moderator and/or expert commentators and audience questions, and will be recorded for later viewing.

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Quito Wed 08:00
Washington, D.C. Wed 09:00
London Wed 14:00
Johannesburg Wed 15:00
Kampala Wed 16:00
New Delhi

Wed 18:30

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