Capacity Building and Strengthening Implementation of HIV Combination Prevention and Treatment Services

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Investigator: Elvin Geng, MD, MPH

Location(s): Zambia

Description

Centre for Infectious Disease Research in Zambia (CIDRZ) was established in 2001, and has evolved into a successful and independent non-profit local organization in Zambia supporting the Ministry of Health in the provision of quality health services. 

CIDRZ is collaborating with the Gates Foundation and UCSF to support the Zambian Ministry of Health in providing HIV services in approximately half of Zambia.

1.       Investigation of retention and mortality on treatment, using a sampling based approach to recover estimates given high loss to follow up

2.       Studies to investigate the effectiveness of differential service delivery models for HIV treatment

3.       Understanding patient centered public health in the HIV treatment setting