Capacity Building

A community Prevention with Positives training for Kisumu District staff.

We invest in and build skills and knowledge among our clinical, research, and support staff; Kenya Ministry of Health providers; patients; and community by:

  • Training and monitoring research teams on sound protocol procedures in compliance with Good Clinical Practice (GCP).
  • Training, mentoring, and providing technical assistance to health care providers on adult and pediatric HIV care and treatment, reproductive health, psychosocial health, voluntary male medical circumcision, PMTCT, HIV testing and counseling, cervical cancer screening and management, and other relevant clinical services in compliance with Kenya National Guidelines.
  •  Training lay health care worker and health information systems teams to strengthen program service delivery and monitoring and evaluation.
  • Supporting weekly Continuing Medical Education (CME) for clinical staff, lay health care workers, and peer educators.
  • Ensuring patients receive HIV education and counseling and daily health talks in clinic waiting bays.
  • Conducting outreach and rapid service initiatives in the community to boost HIV awareness, knowledge, and increase access to care.
  • Supporting clinical attachments of Ministry of Health employees.
  • Providing international and local medical students and residents with the opportunity to gain HIV care and treatment and reproductive health skills in Kenya through the STEP program.
  • Strengthening providers’ HIV care and treatment expertise through Uliza, a free hotline service that offers immediate HIV consultations for providers.