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5th Annual CUGH Conference

Washington, D.C., May 10-12

Kenya

Electronic Medical Record (EMR) Implementation at Scale in the Public Health Sector: Lessons Learned in Kenya

Steven Wanyee, MS1, Nancy Puttkammer, PhD(cand)2, Veronica Muthee, MPH1, Samuel Kang’a1, Anjali Sharma, ScD2

1 International Training and Education Center for Health (I-TECH) Kenya, Nairobi; 2I-TECH, University of Washington, Seattle WA

Haiti

Using an electronic medical record system to identify factors associated with attrition from the HIV antiretroviral therapy program at two hospitals in Haiti

Nancy Puttkammer, PhD(cand)1,2, Steven Zeliadt, PhD1, Jean Gabriel Balan, MD2, Janet Baseman, PhD1, Rodney Destiné, MD, MPH2, Jean Wysler Domercant, MD, MPH3, Nernst Atwood Raphael, MPH2, Kenneth Sherr, PhD1, Krista Yuhas, MPH1, Scott Barnhart, MD, MPH1,2

1University of Washington; 2International Training and Education Center for Health (I-TECH) Haiti Program; 3US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Global AIDS Program

Before and After the Earthquake: A Case Study of Attrition from the HIV Antiretroviral Therapy Program in Haiti

Nancy Puttkammer, PhD(cand)1,2, Steven Zeliadt1, PhD, Jean Gabriel Balan, MD2, Janet Baseman, PhD1, Rodney Destiné, MD, MPH2, Jean Wysler Domercant, MD, MPH3, Jean Marie Duvilaire, MD4, Nernst Atwood Raphael, MPH2, Kenneth Sherr, PhD1, Krista Yuhas, MPH1

1University of Washington; 2International Training and Education Center for Health (I-TECH) Haiti Program; 3US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Global AIDS Program; 4Haiti Ministry of Health and Population, Hospital Ste. Antoine, Jérémie, Haiti

South Africa:

Successes and challenges in liaising with PEPFAR partners and stakeholders in the TB/HIV Management Program

Z. Nodada¹, J Morris², S. Jed¹, J. Sumitani¹, J. Grignon¹

¹I-TECH South Africa, University of Washington; ²University of California San Francisco

Evaluation of a comprehensive HIV prevention program in North West Province, South Africa: results from the pilot

Jessica L Morris1, Lisa Prach1, Jennifer Gilvydis2, Evasen Naidoo3, Sarah Treves-Kagan1, Jessica Grignon3, Scott Barnhart4, Sheri A. Lippman1

1University of California, San Francisco, Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, San Francisco, CA/US; 2International Training and Education Center for Health, University of Washington, Seattle, WA/US; 3International Training and Education Center for Health, University of Washington, Pretoria/ZA; 4University of Washington, Seattle, WA/US

Integrating research into program design: Conducting a situational analysis to inform comprehensive HIV prevention and care in North West Province, South Africa

S. Treves-Kagan1, J. Gilvydis2, E.Naidoo3, G. Khumalo-Sakutukwa1, E. Raphela3, L. Ntswane3, J.L. Morris1, S. Barnhart2, S.A. Lippman1

1University of California, San Francisco, Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, San Francisco, CA/US; 2International Training and Education Center for Health, University of Washington, Seattle, WA/US; 3International Training and Education Center for Health, University of Washington, Pretoria/ZA; 4University of Washington, Seattle, WA/US

Mystery patients: Training actors to serve as unannounced standardized patients to evaluate training outcomes for sexually transmitted infections in South Africa

E. Pillay¹, S. Jed¹, T. Owens², J. Dekadt¹, J. Grignon¹, G. Mema¹, M. Weaver³

¹International Training and Education Centre for Health, Pretoria/ZA, ²Association of Standardized Patient Educators , Oconee Hill, MD/US, ³University of Washington, Seattle, WA/US

Lab Leadership and Management:

Certificate Program in Clinical and Public Health Laboratory Leadership and Management

Lucy A. Perrone1, Elizabeth Scott1, Laura Livingston2, Caitlyn Bradburn1, Alex McGee1, Tom Furtwangler3, Solmaz Shotorbani1, Deborah Confer1, Ann Downer1, Ali Mokdad4, Robert Martin1

1International Training and Education Center for Health, 4Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, Department of Global Health, University of Washington, 2Interactive Outcomes, 3Program for Appropriate Technologies in Health (PATH), Seattle, WA, USA

Caribbean Partnerships

I-TECH works with a wide variety of partners in the Caribbean and the United States. Partners include:

Regional Organizations partnering with I-TECH include:

Mozambique Partnerships

In Mozambique, I-TECH works closely with the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC GAP) and the Mozambican Ministry of Health (MISAU) as well as Centro de Colaboração em Saúde (CCS).  I-TECH has also worked with a number of partner organizations in Mozambique, including: Jhpiego, an affiliate of Johns Hopkins University, the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) and its affiliate, the Fundação Ariel Glaser, Health Alliance International (HAI), Columbia University (ICAP), FHI 360), HIVQUAL/HEALTHQUAL, and Population Services International (PSI).

Malawi Partnerships

Together, I-TECH Malawi, the Malawi Ministry of Health, and partners work continuously to address the country’s health priorities, including curbing the HIV epidemic towards an AIDS free generation through the efficient scale up of HIV resources and services. Through close collaboration, they endeavor to build a highly capable and organized health care workforce and make quality care available to a greater number of Malawians.

Kenya Partnerships

I-TECH Kenya has collaborated with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)United States Agency for International Development (USAID)Family AIDS Care and Education Services (FACES), a collaboration between the Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI); and the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF)the Ministry of Health; the National AIDS/STD Control Programme (NASCOP) and its Division of Health Informatics, Monitoring and Evaluation; and the Regional AIDS Training Network (RATN); National Public Health Laboratory Services (NPHLS); Palladium; PATH; Better Immunization Data Initiative Learning Network.