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.


GHS: Expanding Efforts and Strategies to Protect and Improve Public Health in Kenya

  • current
The Global Health Security (GHS) project supports medium- and long-term health systems strengthening efforts to prevent, detect, and respond to infectious disease threats to health in Kenya. ...

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 ...

ICAP in Kenya

Program Start
  • 2006
Key Technical Areas
  • Global Health Security

  • Human Resources for Health

  • Laboratory Strengthening

  • Quality Improvement

  • One Health

  • Infection Prevention and Control

Current Funders
  • Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
  • U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Country Director

Mark Hawken, MD, MSc

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, where 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

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