(The Republic of the Philippines)

ICAP’s work in the Philippines will support HIV care, treatment, and laboratory programs, with a focus on HIV case-finding and prevention activities.   will begin working in the Philippines in Regions VII and XI to support HIV support HIV care, treatment and laboratory programs, with a focus on HIV case-finding and prevention activities.


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. ...

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 the Philippines

Program Start
  • 2020
Key Technical Areas
  • Capacity Building of Health Workforce
  • HIV Care and Treatment
  • Laboratory Support
  • Monitoring & Evaluation / SI
  • Surveillance
Current Funders
  • PEPFAR/ U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Country Director

Loreto B. Roquero, MD, MPH

Dr. Loreto B. Roquero Jr. is a public health specialist with over 20 years of program and technical experience in health and nutrition.  He has vast experience working in the areas of health systems strengthening, program strategy, design and implementation; and evidence-based advocacy and policy dialogue.

Dr. Roquero has worked in multicultural settings, contributing to the advancement of cooperation for better public health. He started his career working for the Philippines Department of Health serving as a Medical Specialist for Child Health moving on to become Director for Family Planning and Reproductive Health programs, HIV/AIDS and STIs, and the Philippine National AIDS Council Secretariat.

Prior to joining ICAP, Dr. Roquero worked as a technical lead for the ASEAN Secretariat (Indonesia), Pathfinder International (Vietnam), UNFPA (Lao PDR); and as Country Director in the Philippines for organizations such as Nutrition International, Family Health International 360, and EngenderHealth.

Jobs in Philippines

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