The International Training and Education Center for Health (I-TECH)
I-TECH is a center in the University of Washington’s Department of Global Health, in partnership with UCSF. I-TECH works with local partners to develop a skilled health work force and well organized-national health delivery systems, with ongoing projects in more than twenty countries worldwide.
In Zimbabwe, I-TECH is working closely with the Ministry of Health and Child Welfare and local partners to strengthen national health systems, focusing on sustainable, wide-reaching, and context-appropriate responses. The work in Zimbabwe includes intensifying HIV/AIDS training for lay and professional health care workers, laboratory systems strengthening, and technical assistance to local partners to implement safe male circumcision programs.