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 focus on key populations, including adolescents living with HIV.



Accelerating Availability of Optimal Antiretroviral Drugs (OPTIMIZE)Kenya

CQUIN Project for Differentiated Service DeliveryKenya

Global TA: AdolescentsKenya

Global TA: Test and StartKenya

IPrEP StudyKenya

Men Matter StudyKenya

Population-based HIV Impact Assessment (PHIA)Kenya

Quality Improvement Capacity for Impact Project (QICIP)Kenya

Supporting Jaramogi Odinga Odinja Teaching and Referral HospitalKenya

Technical Assistance Services to Countries Supported by PEPFARKenya



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

Global TA: Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV through Option B+Kenya


MTCT-Plus and MTCT-Plus ExpansionKenya

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

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



Program Start
  • 2006
Key Technical Areas
  • Cervical cancer screening
  • Health information systems
  • HIV prevention, care, and treatment
  • HIV testing and counseling
  • Human resources for health
  • Laboratory systems strengthening
  • Monitoring and evaluation
  • Nursing and midwifery
  • Population-based surveys
  • Prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV
  • Quality improvement
  • Research
  • Tuberculosis
  • Voluntary medical male circumcision
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
  • Wits Reproductive Health Initiative


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.

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