Global Health

EnCompass works to build health capacity and support quality improvement (QI) by strengthening the core capacities of organizations, networks, and partnerships to achieve larger scale health outcomes. Our staff and consultants are experts in public health and health sciences, with several with decades experience in implementing health programs around the world, with a particular expertise in Africa, Asia, and Latin America.

A significant share of our work has focused on assisting U.S. Government agencies and international organizations to strengthen their response to HIV; malaria; tuberculosis; family planning; sexual and reproductive health; health systems strengthening; maternal newborn, and child health; nutrition; and adolescent health.

Mental Health Care and Support: FHI Vietnam Program

This case study examines FHI's work around the mental health needs of people living with HIV. Their work has led to increased coping mechanisms and capabilities, focusing on holistic, positive living. This resource was developed as part of our AIDSTAR-One Project...

Avahan-India AIDS Initiative

Avahan means “a call to action” in Sanskrit. It is a fitting name for one of the largest and most promising HIV prevention programs in the world. Launched in 2003 with funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, this major HIV prevention program stretches...

Food by Prescription in Kenya

An assessment was conducted in Kenya in October 2009 in order to examine the national Food by Prescription  program, study program strengths and challenges, and document lessons learned and promising practices. AIDSTAR-One conducted the assessment with the...

Mental Health and HIV/AIDS

This technical brief highlights the key mental health issues in the continuum of HIV care and reviews promising programmatic practices for addressing these issues in resource-constrained settings. This tool provides links to important resources and tools for program...

Gender-Based Violence and HIV: Technical Brief

Gender-based violence (GBV) is a major problem throughout the world. It includes sexual, physical, emotional, and financial abuse; structural discrimination (institutional structures that result in disparities or stigmatization in services); state-sponsored violence...