STEP Story: Olivier Veilleux

February 28, 2018
R3 Internal Medicine, McGill University Lumumba Sub County Hospital, January 15 – February 11, 2018

STEP Story: Samuel De l’Étoile-Morel

February 26, 2018
PGY-3 Internal Medicine, McGill University  Kisumu County Hospital, January 15 – February 11, 2018

Giving newborns an early start on HIV prevention!

February 22, 2018
Early Infant Male Circumcision (EIMC) launched at Kisumu County Referral Hospital (KCRH) in January. Our highly skilled circumcision team at KCRH, Lydia Onyango and Elizabeth Oitieno, have already conducted ten procedures.  This service also offers parents’ and family members the opportunity to be...

MOTIVATE! study focuses on keeping pregnant and breastfeeding women in HIV treatment

February 21, 2018
There has been a remarkable increase in the number of HIV-positive pregnant women receiving antiretroviral therapy (ART) around the world. However, there are still challenges to make sure women stay in treatment and to reduce transmission of HIV to infants. There is an urgent need to investigate...

STEP Story: Jiasheng (Jason) Wang

February 02, 2018
MS4, Zhejiang University School of Medicine, ChinaKisumu/Rongo/Migori/Ahero, September 8 – October 27, 2017

Knowledge is Empowerment

January 23, 2018
We are so proud of our 33 participants of the FACES Scientific Writing Workshop held 15 Jan - 19 Jan.  Facilitators from KEMRI, UCSF, GSI, University of Alabama, Birmingham, University of Colorado, Denver, and Northwestern shared their expertise in writing fundamentals, research question...

Nyando OTZ Fun Day

January 12, 2018
Adolescent Heroes teaming up with fun to achieve Operation Triple Zero: zero missed appointments, zero missed drugs, zero viral load in Nyando.

Heros for Zeros!

December 20, 2017
Empowering adolescents to become heros for zeros. A fun day was held as part of the Operation Triple Zero (OTZ) initiative, which empowers adolescents to take charge of their health and commit to “triple zero outcomes” – zero missed appointments, zero missed drugs and zero viral load.

World AIDS Day Commemoration in Kisumu

December 08, 2017
World AIDS Day Commemoration in Kisumu: commemorating lives lost and affected by HIV/AIDS and celebrating the life-saving advances made against HIV. However the fight is not over as we strive to achieve UNAIDS 90-90-90 goals.

Text messaging for moms' and babies

December 01, 2017
Text messaging is now underway at 48 FACES supported sites. HIV positive pregnant women who enroll in the program receive reminders aimed at boosting clinic attendance and exposed infant testing to prevent mother-to-child-transmission. We applaud the 119 women who have are already enrolled in the...