NASTAD Works with Trinidad and Tobago to Strengthen HIV Case Surveillance

By Robin Flanagan, Manager, NASTAD Global Program

NASTAD HIV Case SurveillanceFor two years, NASTAD has been working with Trinidad and Tobago’s Ministry of Health to help develop their HIV/AIDS surveillance system. While this partnership began with reinforcement for behavioral surveillance among populations at greatest risk for HIV, in the last six months, capacity building support has expanded to also focus on case-based surveillance. Consistent with current PEPFAR priorities, these activities seek to strengthen local public health capacity and encourage use of scientific data for monitoring, evaluation and decision-making.

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NASTAD Seeks Technical Assistance Providers for Global Program

By Gen Meredith, Associate Director, Global Program, NASTAD

Mentoring of Ministry of Health Staff in Haiti to Support and Supervise the National HIV Case Surveillance Initiative

Mentoring of Ministry of Health Staff in Haiti to Support and Supervise the National HIV Case Surveillance Initiative

NASTAD is currently expanding scopes of work in three technical areas and is looking to augment its pool of technical assistance providers. To support this expanding work, the Global Program recruiting technical assistance providers with the following skill sets:

  • Community-based behavioral and biomedical HIV/AIDS prevention interventions
  • Community-based organization capacity building
  • HIV/AIDS case surveillance
  • Public health program leadership and management

A more detailed description of activities is available for download here (PDF). Continue reading