About Abigael

Mrs Abigael Lukhwaro has 10  years experience in HIV programming. She currently works with the Médecins du Monde Kenya mission as an advocacy officer.

Abigael has a masters in Community Development  from Kenyatta University Kenya and a degree in Anthropology and Sociology from Moi University Kenya.

This speaker will be presenting at the following session(s)

  • Delivering high quality hepatitis services

    Ballroom 4

    Day: 2 November

    Time: 14:00

    Chair: Liudmyla Maistat, Medicines Patent Pool

    Presentations:

    • Australia hepatitis service delivery model.
    • Prof. Margaret Hellard, Burnet Institute, The Alfred Hospital and Monash University, Australia
    • HCV testing, treatment and care of people who inject drugs
    • Abigael Lukhwaro, Médecins du Monde
      Sergii Filippovych, Alliance for Public Health
      Prof. David Goldberg, Health Protection Scotland
    • Integrating hepatitis into public health services.
    • HBV services and indigenous people.
    • Dr. Brian McMahon, Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium
    • Q & A session.

    Session objectives:

    • Review examples of service delivery models for different population groups.
    • Discuss gaps in HBV vaccination, HBV and HCV testing, diagnosis, treatment and care cascade for key populations in different settings and possible solutions to filling in the gaps.
    • Assess the role of case management; peer-to-peer support in community-based or community oriented service delivery.