International AIDS Education and Training Center

Investigator: E. Michael Reyes, MD, MPH
Sponsor: University of Washington (UW)

Location(s): Ethiopia; Kenya; Madagascar; Malawi; Mozambique; Rwanda; Somalia; Uganda; Tanzania; Zambia; Zimbabwe; Angola; Cameroon; Gabon; Egypt; Morocco; Sudan; Tunisia; Botswana; Namibia; South Africa; Swaziland; Benin; Burkina Faso; Ivory Coast; Gambia; Ghana; Guinea-Bissau; Mali; Niger; Nigeria; Senegal; Togo; Kyrgyzstan; China; Bangladesh; India; Iran; Nepal; Pakistan; Sri Lanka; Cambodia; Indonesia; Viet Nam; Laos; Myanmar; Singapore; Thailand; Timor-Leste; Philippines; Georgia; Iraq; Lebanon; Yemen; Czech Republic; Estonia; Greece; Belize; Costa Rica; El Salvador; Guatemala; Honduras; Argentina; Bolivia; Brazil; Chile; Colombia; Ecuador; Guyana; Paraguay; Peru; Venezuela; Antigua and Barbuda; Bahamas; Barbados; Dominica; Dominican Republic; Grenada; Haiti; Jamaica; Puerto Rico; Trinidad and Tobago; Australia


The purpose of the International AIDS Education and Training Center is to assist countries in Africa, Asia Latin America and the Caribbean LAC, heavily affected by HIVAIDS with developing systems of care to increase capacity for sustainable high quality comprehensive HIV primary care, and support service delivery to people living with HIVAIDS. The IAETC will enhance skills and training capacity in the areas of prevention care and treatment of HIV disease, including the prevention of perinatal transmission of the disease, treatment of opportunistic infections, appropriate use of antiretroviral therapy and implementation of community home based care.

I-TECH is a center in the University of Washington's Department of Global Health and has offices throughout Africa, Asia, and the Caribbean. I-TECH's 700 worldwide staff work in partnership with local ministries of health, universities, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), medical facilities, and other organizations to support the development of a skilled health work force and well-organized national health delivery systems.