Project OPTIMIZE’s new website supports national-level policy makers and program managers in planning their country’s transition to safe, simple, and affordable treatment for people living with HIV.
ICAP at Columbia University mourns the death of Dr. Mathilde Krim, a pioneer in the quest to bring health and dignity to those affected by the global HIV epidemic and one whose name is indelibly associated with ICAP’s work.
Health care providers and community members in Sierra Leone are eager for new ways to protect children from malaria, and Intermittent Preventive Treatment of Infants (IPTi) has potential for national scale-up, according to an ICAP study in Sierra Leone, conducted in collaboration with the Ministry of Health and Sanitation and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Twelve newly formed multidisciplinary teams (MDTs) in Ukraine gathered for ICAP-led training in quality improvement, in order to help their home regions increase coverage of antiretroviral therapy (ART) and achieve the UNAIDS 90-90-90 targets.
The Kingdom of Swaziland has one of the most severe HIV epidemics and HIV-related illness is the leading cause of death in the country. In 2011, ICAP at Columbia University began the Link4Health study in Swaziland to evaluate the effectiveness of an innovative combination intervention strategy on the linkage of HIV-positive persons to HIV care and their retention in care.
In a recent commentary published in PLOS Medicine, Dr. Wafaa El-Sadr, ICAP’s global director, and colleagues discuss tailored approaches to treatment and prevention of HIV infection, and an important new strategy called differentiated service delivery, or “DSD”.