Government commitment and international funding have enabled Haiti’s national HIV response efforts to weather natural disasters and political instability. ICAP is working with the Ministry of Health to show the impact of these efforts through conducting HIV surveillance and strengthening HIV testing and treatment services.


Population-based HIV Impact Assessment (PHIA)

  • Multi-Country,
  • current
PHIA is a multi-country initiative led by ICAP, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and ministries of health in PEPFAR-supported countries. Each survey offers household-based HIV counseling and testing conducted by trained survey staff, with return of results. The surveys also ask questions about access to preventive care and treatment services for adults and children. The results measure national and regional progress toward UNAIDS’ 90-90-90 goals and guide policy ...

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. ...

ICAP in Haiti

Program Start
  • 2017
Technical Areas
  • HIV Care and Treatment
  • HIV Testing and Counseling
  • Surveillance
Current Funders
  • PEPFAR / Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Chief of Party

Barbara Roussel, MD, MSc

Dr. Barbara Roussel is the current Chief of Party for ICAP in Haiti. She has over 12 years of experience in HIV/AIDS program management with seven years in infectious disease surveillance as the Country Director for NASTAD Haiti. She has also served several critical functions and roles in program implementation for non-profit organizations, including program management and Ministry of Health staff capacity building, supervision, and leadership. She has extensive experience working in collaboration with U.S. Government-funded agencies. Her most recent experience was at the Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI) as the Country Manager overseeing the general operations, management, and supervision of CHAI’s malaria program in partnership with the Ministry of Health in Haiti. She also has experience in survey implementation, including Haiti’s 2012 bi-annual national Antenatal Survey (ANC) as a co-investigator. In her current position at ICAP in Haiti, she oversees the implementation and operations of the country office and provides technical oversight for the Population-based HIV Impact Assessment (PHIA) project in Haiti. Dr. Roussel is a medical doctor and holds a Master of Science in Emergency Preparedness from the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC), Nebraska USA.

Jobs in Haiti

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