Prevention and Public Health Group (PPHG)

Location(s): Eastern Africa; Kenya; Mozambique; Rwanda; Uganda; Tanzania; Zambia; Southern Africa; Namibia; South Africa; Western Africa; Ghana; Nigeria; Asia; Central Asia; Eastern Asia; Southern Asia; Iran; South-Eastern Asia; Viet Nam; Europe; Latin America and the Caribbean; Central America; Guyana; Caribbean; Antigua and Barbuda; Dominican Republic; Haiti; United States; Oceania

Description

The Prevention and Public Health Group (PPHG) is dedicated to improving health and reducing the burden of disease in the world's most vulnerable populations. Our areas of focus include applied public health research, education, and program improvement. The 70+ affiliated faculty and senior staff of the PPHG utilize their expertise and field experience in more than 30 countries to train local professionals, evaluate data to inform policy, conduct research and build capacity.

Directed by Dr. George Rutherford, PPHG is supported by the US Centers for Disease Control; the National Institutes of Health; Joint United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS; and the World Health Organization. 

Archived Projects: 73

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Bioterrorism and Infectious Disease Preparedness Project George W. Rutherford, MD Health Systems Strengthening, Training and Capacity Building United States
Development of an Integrated Social Franchising Model/Health Co-op Model George W. Rutherford, MD Systematic Reviews and Guideline Development United States
BCP and HBAC Cost-Effectiveness Analysis George W. Rutherford, MD HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, Implementation and Behavioral Science, Engagement in Care, Treatment Adherence, Health Systems Strengthening, Training and Capacity Building, Patient and Peer Education Uganda
State Sexually Transmitted Disease Collaborative Program George W. Rutherford, MD Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs), Epidemiology and Surveillance, Risk Reduction and Prevention United States
State Minority AIDS Project 3 (SMAP3) George W. Rutherford, MD HIV/AIDS United States
Tuberculosis Epidemiologic Studies Consortium Project George W. Rutherford, MD Tuberculosis United States
Sexually Transmitted Disease Prevention Projects: Implementation George W. Rutherford, MD Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs), Epidemiology and Surveillance, Risk Reduction and Prevention United States
Global AIDS Technical Assistance Triangulation Project and Case Study in Botswana George W. Rutherford, MD HIV/AIDS, Systematic Reviews and Guideline Development, Epidemiology and Surveillance Botswana
ICOHRTA Visiting Scientists Program George W. Rutherford, MD Brazil
Impact Evaluation in Malawi George W. Rutherford, MD HIV/AIDS, Systematic Reviews and Guideline Development, Epidemiology and Surveillance Malawi
International Traineeships in AIDS Prevention Studies (ITAPS) George W. Rutherford, MD HIV/AIDS United States
International AIDS Training Program George W. Rutherford, MD HIV/AIDS, Training and Capacity Building, Residencies, Fellowships, and Postdoctoral Training United States
State Minority AIDS Project (SMAP) George W. Rutherford, MD HIV/AIDS United States
Late Starter Study George W. Rutherford, MD
Bioterrorism Emergency Preparedness George W. Rutherford, MD Systematic Reviews and Guideline Development, Health Systems Strengthening, Risk Reduction and Prevention United States
Tuberculosis Epidemiologic Studies Consortium George W. Rutherford, MD Tuberculosis United States
Specialized Infectious Disease Control Program George W. Rutherford, MD Infectious Disease United States
Capacity Building and Stakeholder Relations Contract [Prime: CDC] George W. Rutherford, MD Training and Capacity Building United States
International CAPS/Fogarty Visiting Scientists George W. Rutherford, MD Residencies, Fellowships, and Postdoctoral Training Uganda; Zimbabwe; Ivory Coast; India; Cambodia; Viet Nam; Thailand; Brazil; Peru
Specialized Infectious Disease Control Program George W. Rutherford, MD Infectious Disease United States
HIV Prev Case Management Tech Assistance, Curriculum Dev and Training George W. Rutherford, MD HIV/AIDS, Training and Capacity Building, Residencies, Fellowships, and Postdoctoral Training United States
Gay Men/Men Who Have Sex with Men Curriculum Development and Training George W. Rutherford, MD Training and Capacity Building United States
HIV Group Facilitation Curriculum Development and Training George W. Rutherford, MD HIV/AIDS, Training and Capacity Building United States
State Sexually Transmitted Disease Collaborative Program George W. Rutherford, MD Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) United States
WHO Cochrane Project: Systematic Reviews for GRADE Profiles for HIV Infected Children George W. Rutherford, MD HIV/AIDS, Pediatrics, Systematic Reviews and Guideline Development United States
Tuberculosis Risk Reduction Project George W. Rutherford, MD Tuberculosis, Systematic Reviews and Guideline Development, Epidemiology and Surveillance United States
WHO Cochrane Project: PMTCT Project George W. Rutherford, MD HIV/AIDS, Systematic Reviews and Guideline Development United States
Rwanda Triangulation II Project Stephanie V. Taché, MD, MPH Rwanda
Support for Male Circumcision Evalutation Meeting George W. Rutherford, MD Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs), HIV/AIDS, Risk Reduction and Prevention United States
Center for International AIDS Support, Training, and Evaluation (CIASTE) / University Technical Assistance Project in Support of the Global AIDS Program (GAP) George W. Rutherford, MD HIV/AIDS, Training and Capacity Building, Residencies, Fellowships, and Postdoctoral Training Ethiopia; Kenya; Malawi; Mozambique; Uganda; Egypt; Botswana; Namibia; South Africa; Ghana; China; India; Cambodia; Viet Nam; Thailand; Guatemala; Brazil; Trinidad and Tobago
Project SEARCH Nigeria HIV Prevention Project George W. Rutherford, MD HIV/AIDS, Epidemiology and Surveillance, Triangulation, Training and Capacity Building Nigeria
Hanoi School of Public Health GIS Workshop George W. Rutherford, MD Training International Scholars and Clinicians Viet Nam
Development and Facilitation of Scientific Workshop in South Africa George W. Rutherford, MD Training and Capacity Building, Training International Scholars and Clinicians South Africa
WHO Cochrane Novel Strategies to Prevent MSM HIV/AIDS George W. Rutherford, MD HIV/AIDS, Systematic Reviews and Guideline Development United States
GH Tech Project: MNCH/FP/HIV George W. Rutherford, MD HIV/AIDS, Women's Health, Systematic Reviews and Guideline Development United States
Valley Fever Vaccine Project 2010 George W. Rutherford, MD Zoonosis, Emerging Disease, and Drug Resistance, Opportunistic Infection, Occupational and Environmental Disease, Drug and Diagnostics Development United States
A review of available evidence on the effectiveness of antiretroviral therapy in preventing transmission in sero-discordant couples George W. Rutherford, MD International Health Policy, Systematic Reviews and Guideline Development United States
Core Requirements: Tuberculosis Epidemiologic Studies Consortium Elizabeth Fair, PhD, MPH Tuberculosis United States
Tuberculosis Epidemiologic Studies Consortium George W. Rutherford, MD Tuberculosis, Epidemiology and Surveillance United States
Training Course on Evaluation Design and Methodology George W. Rutherford, MD Training and Capacity Building United States
Diagnosis, Prevention, and Management of Cryptococcus Infection (Meningeal and Non-Meningeal) George W. Rutherford, MD Infectious Disease, HIV/AIDS, Opportunistic Infection United States
Culture and HIV Prevention in Cambodia Kimberly A. Page, PhD, MPH HIV/AIDS, Implementation and Behavioral Science Cambodia
Technical Assistance for KPMG Response to Global Fund-issued RFP George W. Rutherford, MD United States
Viral & Rickettsial Disease Laboratory (VRDL) Project George W. Rutherford, MD Infectious Disease United States
Guidelines on Health Services Delivery for People with HIV George W. Rutherford, MD HIV/AIDS, Systematic Reviews and Guideline Development United States
WHO Adolescent HIV Testing and Counseling (HTC) George W. Rutherford, MD Adolescent Health, International Health Policy, Systematic Reviews and Guideline Development United States
WHO Adolescent Disclosure (PO# 200612583) George W. Rutherford, MD HIV/AIDS, Adolescent Health, Systematic Reviews and Guideline Development United States
WHO Adolescent Community-Based Approaches (PO# 200616590) George W. Rutherford, MD HIV/AIDS, Adolescent Health, Systematic Reviews and Guideline Development United States
Posting at the Makerere University and Johns Hopkins University HIV Clinical Trials Unit in Kampala, Uganda Jaco Homsy, MD, MPH HIV/AIDS Uganda
WHO ART Guidelines - When to Start (PO 200670959) George W. Rutherford, MD HIV/AIDS, Systematic Reviews and Guideline Development United States
WHO ART Guidelines - What to Use (PO 200671213) George W. Rutherford, MD HIV/AIDS United States
WHO Adolescent HTC Review Update (PO# 200660799) George W. Rutherford, MD HIV/AIDS, Adolescent Health, Systematic Reviews and Guideline Development Burundi; Comoros; Djibouti; Eritrea; Ethiopia; Kenya; Madagascar; Malawi; Mauritius; Mozambique; Rwanda; Seychelles; Somalia; South Sudan; Uganda; Tanzania; Zambia; Zimbabwe; Angola; Cameroon; Central African Republic; Chad; Congo (Kinshasa); Congo (Brazzaville); Equatorial Guinea; Gabon; Sao Tome and Principe; Algeria; Egypt; Libya; Morocco; Sudan; Tunisia; Western Sahara; Botswana; Lesotho; Namibia; South Africa; Swaziland; Western Africa; Benin; Burkina Faso; Cape Verde; Ivory Coast; Gambia; Ghana; Guinea; Guinea-Bissau; Liberia; Mali; Mauritania; Niger; Nigeria; Senegal; Sierra Leone; Togo; Kazakhstan; Kyrgyzstan; Tajikistan; Turkmenistan; Uzbekistan; China; Hong Kong S.A.R., China; North Korea; Japan; Macao S.A.R., China; Mongolia; Afghanistan; Bangladesh; Bhutan; India; Iran; Maldives; Nepal; Pakistan; Sri Lanka; Brunei; Indonesia; Viet Nam; Laos; Malaysia; Myanmar; Singapore; Thailand; Timor-Leste; Philippines; Armenia; Azerbaijan; Bahrain; Cyprus; Georgia; Iraq; Israel; Jordan; Kuwait; Lebanon; Oman; Palestinian Territory; Qatar; Saudi Arabia; Syria; Turkey; United Arab Emirates; Yemen; Albania; Andorra; Austria; Belarus; Belgium; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Bulgaria; Croatia; Czech Republic; Denmark; Estonia; Finland; France; Germany; Greece; Hungary; Iceland; Ireland; Italy; Jersey; Kosovo; Latvia; Liechtenstein; Lithuania; Luxembourg; Macedonia; Malta; Moldova; Monaco; Montenegro; Netherlands; Norway; Poland; Portugal; Romania; Russia; San Marino; Serbia; Slovakia; Slovenia; Spain; Sweden; Switzerland; Ukraine; United Kingdom; Belize; Costa Rica; El Salvador; Guatemala; Honduras; Mexico; Nicaragua; Panama; Argentina; Bolivia; Brazil; Chile; Colombia; Ecuador; French Guiana; Guyana; Paraguay; Peru; Suriname; Uruguay; Venezuela; Anguilla; Turks and Caicos Islands; Antigua and Barbuda; Aruba; Bahamas; Barbados; Cayman Islands; Cuba; Dominica; Dominican Republic; Grenada; Guadeloupe; Haiti; Jamaica; Martinique; Puerto Rico; Saint Kitts and Nevis; Saint Lucia; Saint Vincent and the Grenadines; Trinidad and Tobago; Bermuda; Canada; Greenland; U.S. Virgin Islands; American Samoa; Northern Mariana Islands; Australia; Cook Islands; Guam; French Polynesia; Fiji; Kiribati; Marshall Islands; Micronesia; Nauru; New Zealand; Niue; Palau; Papua New Guinea; Samoa; Solomon Islands; Tokelau; Tonga; Tuvalu; Vanuatu
ICOHRTA - Brazil Scientists Program George W. Rutherford, MD Training and Capacity Building Brazil
CAPS/Fogarty Visiting Scientists and In-Country Research Training Activities George W. Rutherford, MD Training and Capacity Building Ethiopia; Kenya; Rwanda; Uganda; Tanzania; Zambia; Zimbabwe; Egypt; Sudan; South Africa; Burkina Faso; Ghana; Nigeria; Senegal; Kazakhstan; China; Japan; India; Iran; Nepal; Cambodia; Indonesia; Viet Nam; Thailand; Philippines; Georgia; Jordan; Croatia; Czech Republic; Russia; Costa Rica; Guatemala; Mexico; Argentina; Brazil; Chile; Ecuador; Peru; Venezuela; Dominican Republic; Puerto Rico; Trinidad and Tobago; Canada
New Hazards for Young Women Sex Workers; Effects and Crises Arising from Recent Anti-Trafficking Laws in Cambodia Kimberly A. Page, PhD, MPH Health Economics and Policy Cambodia
ECHPP Evaluation George W. Rutherford, MD HIV/AIDS, Epidemiology and Surveillance United States
International Traineeships in AIDS Prevention Studies George W. Rutherford, MD HIV/AIDS, Training and Capacity Building, Training International Scholars and Clinicians Eastern Africa; Middle Africa; Northern Africa; Southern Africa; Western Africa; Central Asia; Eastern Asia; Southern Asia; South-Eastern Asia; Western Asia; Central America; South America; Caribbean
HCV Prevention and Care Education Kimberly A. Page, PhD, MPH Infectious Disease, Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs), Patient and Peer Education United States
Guide to Community Preventive Services George W. Rutherford, MD Risk Reduction and Prevention United States
California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Immunization Branch Contract George W. Rutherford, MD Epidemiology and Surveillance, Residencies, Fellowships, and Postdoctoral Training United States
Acute Hepatitis C Infection in Young Injectors Kimberly A. Page, PhD, MPH Infectious Disease, Adolescent Health, Substance Abuse United States
Crucial Transitions in Young Opioid Users in Iran Mohsen Malekinejad, MD, DrPH Adolescent Health, Substance Abuse Iran
Rwanda Triangulation George W. Rutherford, MD Epidemiology and Surveillance, Triangulation Rwanda
University of Guyana-Vanderbilt-UCSF MPH program for Guyana George W. Rutherford, MD Training and Capacity Building Guyana
Atlanta HQ: UCSF Technical Assistance to Support PEPFAR George W. Rutherford, MD HIV/AIDS, Epidemiology and Surveillance, Implementation and Behavioral Science Kenya; Mozambique; Rwanda; Uganda; Zambia; Namibia; South Africa; Nigeria; Viet Nam; Guyana; Antigua and Barbuda; Dominican Republic; Haiti
Tanzania: UCSF Technical Assistance to Support PEPFAR George W. Rutherford, MD HIV/AIDS, Epidemiology and Surveillance, Implementation and Behavioral Science Tanzania
Kenya: Strengthening HIV Strategic Information Activities - Monitoring and Evaluation George W. Rutherford, MD HIV/AIDS, Global Strategic Information Kenya
International Collaborative of Prospective Studies of HIV and Hepatitis in IDU Kimberly A. Page, PhD, MPH HIV/AIDS, Substance Abuse Netherlands; Canada; Australia
Ghana: UCSF Technical Assistance to Support PEPFAR George W. Rutherford, MD HIV/AIDS, Epidemiology and Surveillance, Implementation and Behavioral Science Ghana
Zambia Most-at-Risk Populations (MARPS) Surveillance George W. Rutherford, MD HIV/AIDS Zambia
Tanzania: Implementation of Strategic Information Programs for the Prevention, Care, and Treatment of HIV/AIDS for PEPFAR George W. Rutherford, MD HIV/AIDS, Epidemiology and Surveillance, Global Strategic Information Tanzania
Primary HIV Prevention in Pregnant and Lactating Ugandan Women Jaco Homsy, MD, MPH HIV/AIDS, Women's Health Uganda
Tuberculosis Epidemiologic Studies Consortium George W. Rutherford, MD Tuberculosis United States