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Welcome to the I-TECH website. We encourage you to explore the depth of resources offered on this site.


United States copyright laws protect all images, text, programs, and other materials found in this site. To request permission to reprint or reproduce material contained in this site, please contact the webmaster at

Links to This Website or Its Content

Other websites may establish a hypertext link to any part of this site, so long as the link does not state or imply any sponsorship of your site or any endorsement or affiliation with I-TECH; the University of Washington; the University of California, San Francisco; Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA); the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC); the United States Agency for International Development (USAID); the Office of the US Global AIDS Coordinator (OGAC); or our partners unless such an affiliation exists contractually.

Links to Other Websites

By linking to another website, I-TECH does not officially endorse, support, sanction, or verify the information or material on those sites. Nor does I-TECH necessarily endorse or affiliate itself with any of the organizations that are linked to or from this website. I-TECH does not assume responsibility for the content of any offsite pages or any other sites linked to the site.


Photographs on this site are copyright I-TECH and/or the photographer and may not be used without our explicit permission. The inclusion of individuals in photographs on this site should in no way be construed as an indicator of their health status; the site includes editorial photographs taken worldwide in the course of our work and travels, and we feature them here for their beauty, not necessarily for their relevance to the content of the page on which they are featured.

Photography and the inclusion of images and graphics in I-TECH materials, including those I-TECH materials included in the database on this site, and videos streamed from this site, follow internal I-TECH policies related to confidentiality, patient informed consent, and ethical approaches to editorial or documentary photography. Those policies are available for review upon request.

For more information about the ethics of photography in the development field, and the difference between "editorial" and "commercial" or "clinical" photography, please visit the excellent site at

Privacy Policy at I-TECH

I-TECH values your privacy. The information we collect during your visits to our site depends upon what you do while visiting our site. If you visit our site to read or download reports, no personally identifying information is collected. We collect and store only the following information:

  • Date and time, and the city and country from which our site is accessed.
  • Browser and operating system used to access our site.
  • Web pages and files viewed or downloaded from our site.
  • If you followed a link to the site, the Internet address of the website that contained the link, as well as any search keywords used to locate the site.

We use this information to measure the number of visitors to different sections of our site, find out what information is viewed most, and to help us make our site more useful.

Your Concerns

If you have concerns about the accuracy of information or documents found on or through this site, or if you believe your intellectual property has been improperly posted or distributed on the site, please contact our webmaster at

Disclaimer of Warranty or Liability

With hundreds of documents on our website and in our materials database, I-TECH cannot guarantee the accuracy or current relevance of each document available on or through our site. All information is provided "as is" without warranty of any kind. Additionally, neither I-TECH, nor our sponsors and funders, assume any legal liability for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information, product, or process disclosed herein, nor freedom from computer virus, and do not represent that use of such information, product, or process would not infringe on privately owned rights.

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