ICAP has worked in Lesotho since 2005, collaborating with national governments, district health management teams, individual health facilities, educational institutions, and local non-governmental organizations to strengthen health systems. Currently, ICAP in Lesotho is supporting the Ministry of Health in strengthening strategic information for health by providing technical assistance and resources to its national health system.


COVID-19 Data Management

  • current
ICAP is providing technical assistance to develop and implement a district health information system (DHIS2)-based COVID-19 registry. With funding from the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) through the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC), ICAP will support the Lesotho Ministry of Health to roll out the registry in 10 districts. This system ...

Electronic Register for HIV and TB

  • current
ICAP is providing technical assistance to develop, establish infrastructure for, pilot, and roll out an open-source electronic health record (eRegister) to capture, manage, and utilize client-level data throughout the HIV, prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT), and TB care cascade, ICAP is collaborating with the Ministry of Health, and other implementing partners to expand the eRegister ...

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 ...

PSA Lesotho

  • current
To plan and keep track of Determined, Resilient, Empowered, AIDS-free, Mentored, and Safe (DREAMS) programs, Lesotho and its CDC-funded country programs need to understand program saturation across all age bands in currently targeted DREAMS districts. In addition, country teams need to understand how many adolescent girls and young women (AGYW) who are at risk for ...

Strengthening Strategic Information Activities in the Kingdom of Lesotho

  • current
ICAP is providing technical assistance to develop a web-based health management information system (HMIS) with IT and infrastructure support to roll out the system nationwide. This system will support facility- and district-level data entry, management, and use to strengthen evidence-based planning and monitoring of health programs and policies. The project is also supporting the Lesotho ...

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 Lesotho

Program Start
  • 2005
Key Technical Areas
  • Comprehensive HIV Care and Treatment Programs
  • Tuberculosis
  • Maternal and Child Health/Prevention of Mother to Child HIV Transmission (PMTCT)
  • Health Systems Strengthening/Health Information Systems
  • Human Resources for Health: Capacity building of Nursing and Midwifery Educational Institutions
    • Nursing Education Partnership Initiative (NEPI)
    • Global Nurse Capacity Building Program (GNCBP)
  • Quality Improvement
  • COVID-19 Response
    • SARS-CoV-2 Testing
    • Infection Prevention and Control (IPC)
    • Lesotho Cellphone Influenza-like Illness Participatory Surveillance
  • Monitoring and evaluation
  • Population-based surveys
  • Operational and implementation science Research
  • Surveillance
  • Accelerating Children on Treatment (ACT) Initiative
  • HIV Laboratory Support
Current Funders
  • PEPFAR / Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Country Director

Felix Ndagije, MD, MSc

Dr. Felix Ndagije is a global health professional with over 20 years of experience in the design, implementation, evaluation, and scale-up of HIV prevention, care, and treatment programs with ministries of health, implementing partners, United Nations agencies, and CDC/PEPFAR. He has technical expertise in health systems strengthening, maternal and child health programs, TB/HIV, and non-communicable diseases.

Dr. Ndagije first joined ICAP as an Evaluation and Research Advisor in Rwanda in 2005. He re-joined ICAP in Lesotho in May 2016, where he pivoted to serve as a Senior Regional Technical Advisor for Clinical and Training supporting a number of projects in multiple ICAP countries. From January 2019, he served as Country Director for ICAP in Lesotho, managing a number of key technical and representational requirements in the country.

Dr. Ndagije earned his medical degree from the National University of Rwanda and he possesses a Master’s degree in Global Health; and a Master’s degree in Tropical Pediatrics and Child Health from the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, University of Liverpool.

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