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Dec, 2020

Delegate in Zanzibar: Dorothy Gingo & Victor Urio

 

“HIV updated instantly!!!” I am Dorothy Gingo, working on this report with Victor Urio. We are both Paediatrics Residents in Makerere University College of Health Sciences. Dorothy is a Ugandan, while Victor is Tanzanian by nationality. We expected to learn more about HIV prevention, management protocols, and future prospects. These expectations were met during the PentaTr@ining course!

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Dec, 2020

Delegate in Maputo: Basiimwa Roy Clark

 

“Exciting; Informative; Inspiring” I am Dr. Basiimwa Roy Clark, a Medical Officer working with JCRC in Republic of Uganda. My background is in General Practice and Medical Research. My expectation of the conference was to gain a broader understanding and appreciation of Paediatric and Adolescent HIV/AIDS care and management. And I did!

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Dec, 2020

Delegate in Maputo: Phyllis Mwesigwa Rubondo

 

“Exciting; Informative; Inspiring” I am Phyllis Mwesigwa Rubondo, a Nurse, counselor with vast experience in community work. I am in charge of recruiting Study participants of different Trials at my place of work. (JCRC). My country is Uganda and Kampala as the capital city. I expected new updates and knowledge regarding different country HIV/AIDS drug updates, management, how to handle peadiatric HIV and to communicate appropriately from PentaTr@ining.

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Dec, 2020

Course Delegate in Maputo: Tuyeimo Shikomba

 

“Educative; Informative; Fruitful” The training course added value to my work, looking at how others are tackling HIV in paediatrics in different countries and with new guidelines. My practice changed by reinforcing the new guidelines and giving a strong health education to adults in how to take care of children who are living with HIV/AIDS.

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Dec, 2020

Penta/PLANTA Trainer: Luis Castenada

 

“Science; Friendship; Sharing knowledge”  Let me tell you the story of how “the Penta Experience” changed the model of HIV care in Central America. It all started in October 2005, when three paediatric ID specialists from Panama, Ecuador and El Salvador were invited to participate in the first PentaTr@ining course in Rome.

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Dec, 2020

Delegate in Johannesburg: Mmamulatelo Siame

 

“Educative; Inspiring; Networking” The course added value to my work in the way that I manage exposed infants that are brought for routine or emergency care. It helped me build a relationship with our linkage team and quickly link infants and mothers to care in my practice. My professional practice has changed since the course. I am more invested in infants that I come across that are exposed or infected and also for infected children and adolescents.

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Dec, 2020

Penta Trainer: Marinella Della Negra

 

“Important; Necessary; Irreplaceable”  I have been working with HIV children since the beginning of the epidemic in Brazil in 1984, president of the Association for the Aid of Children and Adolescents with HIV. Throughout the years Penta Training has brought the possibility of imparting scientific knowledge on the management of HIV infected children to developing countries, attempting to adapt this knowledge to the reality of these countries with the purpose of improving the clinical evolution of these patients. While in developed countries there is control over vertical transmission and consequently […]

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Dec, 2020

Delegate at training course in Irkutsk (2013)

 

“The training has changed my understanding of my profession and the role I need to play. After the training I really did my best to introduce everything I have learnt on treatment and prevention and I am now more self assured and convinced to fight and protect the interests of children in terms of their treatment.”

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