ICAP is currently supporting the Ministry of Health and the Rwanda Biomedical Center to strengthen sustainable systems for the detection and management of HIV infections through data capacity building of Rwanda’s health workforce. ICAP’s activities in Rwanda include training, mentorship, and building the capacity of a large health care and program management workforce at the national and decentralized levels.


Population-based HIV Impact Assessment (PHIA)

  • Multi-Country,
  • current:
  • Cameroon
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  • Cote d’ Ivoire
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  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
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  • Eswatini
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  • Lesotho
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  • Malawi
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  • Tanzania
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  • Uganda
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 ...

Rwanda TA

  • current
This project supports the Rwanda Ministry of Health (MOH) and the Rwanda Biomedical Centre (RBC) in strengthening systems, processes, and human resources to achieve and sustain HIV epidemic control through optimal, client-centered, sustainable HIV services. ICAP provides technical assistance focused on institutionalizing system solutions and building health system capacity to accelerate client-centered service delivery, laboratory ...

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 Rwanda

RwandaActive Years
  • 2003 – 2014
  • 2017 – present
Key Technical Areas
  • HIV

  • Tuberculosis

  • COVID-19

  • Global Health security

  • Infection Prevention and Control

  • Laboratory Strengthening

  • Quality Improvement

  • Research

  • Strengthening Health Systems

  • Surveys

  • Technical Assistance

Current Funders
  • PEPFAR / Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Country Director

Veronicah Mugisha, MBChB, DPH, Mmed (PH)

Dr. Veronicah Mugisha is a physician and public health specialist with over 30 years of clinical, research, and program management experience in the areas of HIV/AIDS, sexually transmitted infections, and epidemic and disaster management. A Ugandan national, she received her medical and post-graduate degrees from Makerere University in Uganda.

Dr. Mugisha has worked across both government and NGO sectors. She has held several positions with ICAP, including Country Director for ICAP in Rwanda from 2011-2013. Before that, she was deputy country director for programs and PHIA project director in Tanzania, senior monitoring and evaluation advisor, and then director for planning, monitoring, and evaluation in Rwanda. Before joining ICAP, Veronicah served as the Planning, Monitoring, and Evaluation Director for Global Fund projects in Rwanda, Country Director for JSI in Rwanda, and Director of Epidemiology and Public Hygiene within the Ministry of Health of Rwanda. Prior to that, she was an emergency physician at Mulago Hospital in Uganda.

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