Tr@inforPedHIV 2015

Tr@inforPedHIV 2015

The course took place from Monday 9th – Wednesday 11th November 2015 at the Korston Hotel, Kazan, Russia.
108 delegates attended from 4 countries (Belarus, Russia, Ukraine, Uzbekistan)Delegates were asked to complete a course evaluation form. The overall rates were 9.7/10 for presentations, 9.6/10 for content covered and 9.6/10 for usefulness for their practice.Presentations were rated very highly. The delegates commented that the talks were detailed, interesting, useful and topics were relevant.

“Thank you for online and residential training and the introduction to PENTA”… 
“I don’t have much experience working with children and within paediatric HIV but I am now more confident”…  
“a separate thank you for the clinical case discussions”…

Delegates also provided useful feedback that we will take into account for planning future training courses; to include more teaching about TB co-infection, to make slides or part of slides in Russian and to include more group work sessions.

russia

The course took place from Wednesday 28th – Friday 30th October 2015 at the Università Urbaniana, Rome, Italy.
44 delegates from all over the world took part in the course.
Delegates were asked to complete a course evaluation form to provide organisers with feedback. They rated presentations 8.7, content covered 8.7 and usefulness 8.5 all out of a possible 10.

“Excellent course, speakers were all extremely knowledgeable, discussion sessions especially useful”…
“pleasantly surprised by the relaxed atmosphere that made the course really enjoyable, it was easy to ask questions”…
“Very interesting, but intense course, people with different kinds of experience, perhaps groups should be done according to that”…  

italy

The course took place from Wednesday 30th September – Friday 2nd October 2015 at the University Teaching Hospital, Lusaka, Zambia

50 delegates attended from Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe. There were a mixture of nurses, clinical officers, medical officers, research, site or clinic coordinators, paediatricians, pharmacist and nutritionists.
Delegates were asked to complete a course evaluation form to provide organisers with feedback. They rated presentations an average of 8.7, content covered 8.9 and usefulness 9 all out of a possible 10. The overall average of all scores being 8.8.
Overall, feedback was very positive, delegates thought talks were interesting and informative, and the group sessions were valuable as they allowed everyone to share their experiences.

“The organisers were very knowledgeable and confident of what they were instructing”…
“The teaching material was relevant, understandable and up to date, keep it up!”…
“Facilitators for the group work were excellent, guided us and gave us additional information”…

zambia

The course took place from Wednesday 17th – Friday 19th June 2015 at the President Hotel, Kyiv, Ukraine.

71 delegates attended from 6 countries (Belarus, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Ukraine).
Delegates were asked to complete a course evaluation form to provide organisers with feedback. They rated presentations 9.6, content covered 9.6 and usefulness 9.7 all out of a possible 10.
Overall the main comments were very informative, useful talks, accessible information and highly enjoyable.

“thank you very much for the conference, special thanks for the modules, they are very useful for practice”…
“thank you very much, I didn’t expect such a wonderful warm attitude and it was a great opportunity to meet colleagues”…
“very professional tutors, gave very complete answers for questions and very good organisation of the course”…

ucraina

The course took place from Monday 2nd – Wednesday 4th February 2015 at the Wash and Wills Hotel, Mbale, Uganda

70 delegates attended from Uganda (Agago, Entebbe, Gulu, Kampala, Mbale, Soroti). There were a mixture of nurses, clinical officers, research, site or clinic coordinators, paediatricians, pharmacist and nutritionist.
Delegates were asked to complete a course evaluation form to provide organisers with feedback. They rated presentations an average of 9.2, content covered 9.3 and usefulness 9.5 all out of a possible 10. The overall average of all scores being 9.3.
Overall, feedback was very positive, delegates thought talks were interesting and informative, and the group sessions were valuable as they allowed everyone to share their experiences.

“Group sessions were very interactive and informative as far as sharing experiences were concerned”…
“‘Photo presentation and the discussion was quite useful, bring the picture of clients before the clinicians as this makes it easy to understand the scenarios”…
“I encourage more professionals to come down to Health Centre IIIs to empower them on paediatric HIV”…

uganda