On July 20-25, the biennial International AIDS Conference, AIDS 2014, will be held in Melbourne, Australia. Dr. Gabrielle O’Malley, I-TECH’s Director of Implementation Science, is heading down under to present two posters:

  • Evaluating the Effectiveness of Patient Education and Empowerment to Improve Patient-Provider Interactions at ART Clinics in Namibia, lead authored by Dr. Ellen MacLachlan, I-TECH Senior Research and Publications Advisor
  • “If I Take My Medicine, I Will Be Strong”: Evaluation of an Innovative Pediatric HIV Disclosure Intervention in Namibia, lead authored by Dr. O’Malley

For full versions of these posters, contact Anne Fox, Communications Officer, at

As always, the conference is a tremendous opportunity for those working in the field of HIV, policy makers, civil society, and persons living with HIV to share perspectives and knowledge — with a focus on the diversity of response in the Asia Pacific region.

The theme of AIDS 2014 is “Stepping Up the Pace,” and speakers including former President Bill Clinton; new U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator Deborah Birx; and Dr. Tony Fauci, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease, will examine scientific developments, human rights, and lessons learned in the effort to map our next steps in the fight against the pandemic.

Read more about the conference — as well as the 2012 Melbourne Declaration in support of human rights in the march toward an AIDS-free generation — at

Ukrainian Medical University Delegation Visits I-TECH HQ

July 8, 2014

From L to R: Dr. King Holmes, Dr. Olga Vystoska, and Dr. Ann Downer present the signed MOU. On June 12 and 13, representatives from Ukraine’s Bogomolets National Medical University (NMU) visited I-TECH HQ offices at Harborview Medical Center and the University of Washington (UW) Department of Family Medicine. NMU is the leading medical school […]

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I-TECH Presents at CUGH 2014

May 5, 2014

I-TECH staff will head to Washington, D.C., this week to the Fifth Annual Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH) Conference, which will take place at the Washington Hilton from May 10-12. More than 1,300 participants from 50 countries are expected to attend the conference, co-hosted by the George Washington University and Stanford University. This […]

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HRSA Delegation Witnesses I-TECH’s Vital Work in South Africa

April 17, 2014

Members of the HRSA delegation and officials from a Department of Correctional Services (DCS) health facility in Witbank, South Africa In late March, I-TECH South Africa hosted a delegation from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). Led by Dr. Mary Wakefield, HRSA Administrator, the delegation also included […]

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I-TECH Helps to Fight Cervical Cancer in Haiti

March 28, 2014

I-TECH’s Dr. Jean Guy Honoré and nurses assess supplies. On International Women’s Day, March 8, Radio France Internationale’s Atelier de Medias posted a piece highlighting I-TECH’s work to fight cervical cancer in Haiti. The following is a summary of the post. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), cervical cancer is ​​the second most common […]

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New Course Highlights Core I-TECH Principles

March 7, 2014

I-TECH is proud to announce the launch of a new online course, Ethical Conduct & Academic Integrity: Protecting Human Subjects in the Global Health Setting. The course will be required for all I-TECH staff involved in research, program management, monitoring and evaluation, data collection or analysis, or publication activities. The goal of this course is […]

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Launch of HIV Programs in Zimbabwe Hits the Right Note

February 20, 2014

Launch attendees gather in front of new vehicles for the Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision Program. To the brass beats of the Prince Edward School Jazz Band, on Feb. 6, a crowd of approximately 150 government officials, health professionals, and members of the press celebrated the launch of three programs in Zimbabwe, two of which are […]

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New Article Examines Effect of Training Approaches on Malaria Case Management

January 31, 2014

Researcher Martin K. Mbonye lead-authored a new article on the positive effect of IDCAP on malaria case management. In Uganda, the country with the world’s highest malaria transmission rate, effective training of frontline health workers is especially critical. A new article reports the positive effects of the Integrated Infectious Disease Capacity Building Evaluation (IDCAP)’s training […]

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Ensuring Quality for In-Service Trainings

December 2, 2013

More effective, efficient and sustainable health worker in-service training (IST): what have we learned so far?  The IST session in a nutshell from the 3rd Global Forum on Human Resources for Health, Recife, Brazil. There are more in-service training programs than ever before with training often representing the lion’s share of investments for strengthening human […]

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Watch the Webinar Recording about I-TECH’s Framework for Training Evaluations

October 31, 2013

We recently held an interactive webinar on TEFT. View the recording to learn more about these resources.

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