In Cameroon, ICAP works closely with the national Ministry of Public Health to assess the impact of Cameroon’s HIV response and guide future investments and programs. Also focused on strengthening HIV treatment and care services, ICAP is working to improve HIV care services and service delivery across the nation. ICAP’s past work in Cameroon focused on reducing perinatal transmission of HIV and increasing access to antiretroviral therapy (ART) for HIV-infected women and their families.


Programmatic Support Award (PSA)

  • Multi-Country,
  • current
Building on over 15 years of partnership between ICAP at Columbia University, PEPFAR, and CDC, the Programmatic Support Award provides rapid, flexible technical support to accelerate evidence-based HIV prevention and treatment program implementation and align health systems strengthening activities. ...

Seroprevalence of SARS-CoV-2 in Regional Capitals in Cameroon

  • current
A cross-sectional, seroprevalence survey of SARS-CoV-2 in individuals aged 5 years and older in the capitals of ten regions in Cameroon. Conducted by ICAP at 30 community venues across the regions. ...

The CQUIN Project for Differentiated Service Delivery

  • Multi-Country,
  • current
CQUIN is a multi-country learning network dedicated to improving differentiated service delivery (DSD) for people living with HIV. Launched in 2017 with support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the network convenes health system leaders from countries in sub-Saharan Africa to participate in joint learning and information exchange, with the goal of fostering scale-up ...

Tracking with Recency Assays to Control the Epidemic (TRACE)

  • Multi-Country,
  • current
Disease surveillance to stop HIV transmission in its tracks. Remarkable progress has been made toward HIV epidemic control in some high-burden countries, but many gaps remain. Identifying people with undiagnosed HIV infection, especially those who have been recently infected, is essential to realize the individual benefit of rapid treatment initiation and to prevent HIV transmission to others. ...

ICAP in Cameroon

Program Start
  • 2004


Key Technical Areas
  • Capacity building of educational institutions
  • Health information systems
  • Monitoring and evaluation
  • Population-based surveys
  • Prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV
  • Quality improvement Surveillance
Current Funders
  • PEPFAR / Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Country Representative

Dr. Gabriel Loni Ekali, MD, MPH

Gabriel Loni Ekali, MD, MPH Country Director Cameroon Dr. Ekali is a medical doctor, epidemiologist, and public health professional with over a decade of experience in HIV/AIDS care and treatment as well as clinical research, program evaluation, health surveys, leadership, and strategic planning. Prior to joining ICAP, Dr. Ekali served as the HIV and TB clinical team lead for CDC Cameroon. Prior to his position at CDC, from 2011-2019, he was program coordinator and then senior program manager at the National AIDS Control Committee (NACC) within the Ministry of Public Health in Cameroon. He was the PEPFAR lead at NACC covering five program areas: PMTCT/HIV care and treatment, blood safety, laboratory systems, strategic information, and TB/HIV co-infection. He also serves as Junior Dean for the College of Biological Sciences in the Cameroon Academy of Young Scientists. Dr. Ekali holds an MD from the University of Yaounde 1 and an MPH from the Catholic University of Central Africa, Cameroon.

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