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

    Parallel workshop

    Day: 2 November

    Time: 11:30

    Presentations:

    • Australia service delivery model.
    • Professor Margaret Hellard, Burnet Institute, The Alfred Hospital and Monash University
    • HCV testing, treatment and care of people who inject drugs: lessons from Georgia, Kenya and Vietnam.
    • Abigael Lukhwaro, Médecins du Monde
    • Ukraine case study.
    • HBV diagnostics and indigenous people in Alaska.
    • Dr. Brian McMahon, Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium

    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.