ICAP’s flagship partnership in Kenya is with the Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Teaching and Referral Hospital (JOOTRH), a regional center of excellence that serves as a training center and e-learning hub for health care workers and provides comprehensive HIV services, medically assisted therapy for people who inject drugs, and gender-based violence recovery services. Other ICAP projects in Kenya include national HIV surveillance, such as the Kenya Population-based HIV Impact Assessment survey (KENPHIA), and a focus on key populations, including adolescents living with HIV.



Accelerating Availability of Optimal Antiretroviral Drugs (OPTIMIZE)Live Now

Becton DickinsonDistricts (or national):KisumuLive Now

CQUIN Project for Differentiated Service DeliveryLive Now

Fever Clinics and Health Brigades against COVID-19Districts (or national):KisumuLive Now

IPrEP StudyLive Now

Jihami (Protect Yourself) ProjectLive Now

Resolve to Save LivesDistricts (or national):KisumuLive Now

Supporting Jaramogi Odinga Odinja Teaching and Referral HospitalLive Now



APHIAplus (2011-2015)Live Now

Accelerating Children’s HIV/AIDS Treatment (ACT) InitiativeLive Now

Adolescent Photography ProjectLive Now

Global Nurse Capacity Building Program (GNCBP), General Nursing (GN)Live Now

Global TADistricts (or national):NationalLive Now

MCAPLive Now

MTCT-Plus and MTCT-Plus ExpansionLive Now

Men Matter StudyLive Now

Population-based HIV Impact Assessment (PHIA)Live Now

Quality Improvement Capacity for Impact Project (QICIP)Live Now

Scaling up HIV Prevention, Care, and Treatment (2010-2016)Live Now

Technical Assistance Services to Countries Supported by PEPFARLive Now

Tegemeza: Implementation of High Quality HIV Prevention, Care and Treatment (2011 - 2014)Live Now

The ARTIC StudyLive Now

The Mother and Infant Retention for Health Study (MIR4Health) (2012-2015)Live Now

UTAP-2Live Now

iMACS StudyDistricts (or national):Nyanza ProvinceLive Now

ICAP in Kenya

Program Start
  • 2006
Key Technical Areas
  • Capacity Building of Health Workforce
  • Cervical Cancer Screening 
  • Health Information Systems
  • HIV Care and Treatment
  • HIV Testing and Counseling
  • Key / Priority Populations
  • Laboratory Support 
  • Male Circumcision
  • Maternal and Child Health / PMTCT
  • Monitoring & Evaluation / SI
  • Nurse Education 
  • Pediatric HIV care and treatment
  • PrEP 
  • QI / QA
  • Sexual and Gender-based Violence
  • Surveillance
  • Tuberculosis


Current Funders
  • Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
  • PEPFAR / Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
  • PEPFAR / Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA)
  • National Institutes of Health
  • Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York
  • President’s Global Innovation Fund (PGIF)
  • Resolve to Save Lives
  • Dr. Bing Zhao
  • Becton Dickinson

Country Director

Dr. Mark Hawken

Dr. Mark Hawken has been involved in HIV operational research and HIV programming for over 15 years. As the country director for ICAP in Kenya, he provides technical oversight on the design, implementation, and evaluation of all HIV/AIDS, reproductive health, and TB service delivery projects. Dr. Hawken has published on the efficacy of tuberculosis preventive therapy in HIV-infected adults and other aspects of TB/HIV and has been the co-investigator on two operational studies led by ICAP, examining the use of macronutrients in HIV-infected individuals and a behavioral prevention intervention for people living with HIV. Prior to joining ICAP, Dr. Hawken was the director of the International Centre for Reproductive Health, he was responsible for the overall management of ICRH’s research program, serving as principal investigator on four research projects and contributing to several others. He was also responsible for leadership and supervision of 50 programs, research, and support staff.

Jobs in Kenya

For international ICAP job listings see careers at ICAPACITY