Treatment optimization in Nigeria


The Civil Society for HIV/AIDS in Nigeria (CiSHAN), Treatment Action Movement (TAM) and New HIV Vaccine and Microbicides Advocacy Society (NHVMAS), is pleased to present to you the Annual Stakeholders Accountability Forum and Treatment Optimization Workshop.

This CSO-led forum is put together for the purpose of fast-tracking stakeholders’ commitment and action towards achieving the 2020 90-90-90 global goal and the 2030 goal of eliminating new HIV infection in Nigeria. This annual platform shall provide an opportunity for critical stakeholders engaged with the HIV response in Nigeria to discuss and respond to several areas of concern about the status of HIV/AIDS treatment and health priorities in Nigeria national agenda for quality health.

The 2016 Accountability Forum shall focus on treatment optimization in Nigeria.

Venue: Crystal Palace Hotel, Abuja

Date: 14th November, 2016

Time: 7:00am -5:00pm

Attendance is limited to those invited.



Kenly Sikwese  was born in Chililabombwe, a Copperbelt mining border town to Malawian immigrant parents.
Kenly worked in the private sector for 15 years before moving to the UK in 2001. He is motivated by the AIDS related death of his two brothers and his own HIV diagnosis 2003. Kenly joined the HIV movement in the UK with the Uganda AIDS Action Fund and Terrence Higgins Trust (East). Returning to Zambia in 2007, he has volunteered in HIV treatment at Our Lady’s Hospice and worked at the Zambian Action Against HIV and AIDS in Lusaka, and the Network of Zambian People Living with HIV (NZP+). At the NZP+ Kenly worked as the Country Coordinator implementing the PLHIV Stigma Index and other research tools in partnership with GNP+ and World AIDS Campaign. He is a member of the African Community Advisory Board (AFROCAB) and collaborates with the Treatment Advocacy and Literacy Campaign to promote GIPA in the national HIV response. He has attended The National Institute for Public Administration (NIPA), Business School in Manchester, Thames Valley University, the Chainama College of Health Sciences and The Foundation for professional Development . He is a member of the International AIDS Society Steering Committee on Treatment as Prevention and a member of the Robert Carr Civil Society Networks Fund International Steering Committee among. He speaks in different forums on the issues affecting PLHIV among others. Kenly is married to his second wife Caroline and they have four children.

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