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IntraHealth International Inc
Integration Senior Advisor
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H., MD, Graduate Student in Human Resources Management
is currently a Senior Integration
Advisor with the IntraHealth HIV/AIDS Clinical Services Program
supported by USAID.
position calls on monitoring family planning, maternal and child health,
HIV, gender and genderbased violence integration activities,
strengthening and routinely monitoring HIV/AIDS, Family Planning, Maternal
and child health and genderbased violence
integrated clinical services, planning, implementing
and reporting on integration indicators and analyzing
site data, developing abstracts and other knowledge management tools
and documents on best practices.
within the same organization,he is the Project Manager for a oneyear
project funded by the Tides Foundation, a project aiming at refining,
doumenting and analyzing integration of family planning into
HIV/AIDS services delivery in Rwanda.
is also the program manager for the PEPFAR Special Initiative on Sexual
and GenderBased Violence evaluation, a multicountry
program led by Population Council and conducted in Rwanda, Uganda and
he held the IntraHealth seconded position of Clinical Capacity Building
Specialist with Management Sciences for Health HIV/PerformanceBased
FinancingMSHHIV/PBF to provide skilled human resource planning and
human management support, training and staff development, technical
and organizational assistance to the MOH in the area of human capacity
development and HIV/AIDS PerformanceBased Financing.
As a selfmade
man in research with conviction and belief in evidencebased facts,
he has been requested to provide his inputs at different stages of projects
including proposal design, questionnaire development and testing, consent
form, ethical approval and oversight of their implementation as this
can be seen in his research experience and programs from their design
to information dissemination and use.
joining the IntraHealth, Dr Alex served the German Technical Cooperation
GTZ as a Freelance Consultant/Research Assistant;
he was the Principal Investigator for two research projects funded by
the Global Fund against HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria GFATM on
the TB control in Rwanda.
these management and leadership positions,
Dr Alex developed managerial skills procedural, problem solving,
negotiating, conceptual and conceptual
to deal with managing the procedures, resources and constraints of the
projects, and interpersonal skills leadership, behavioural and communication
that helped him build trust and confidence between members of the project
teams and create good relations and a good working environment.
As a skilled
IT enduser aware of the current rapid evolution of the high technology
in the information era, Dr Alex has kept abreast about very common softwares
used in data management and analysis of qualitative and quantitative
health research such as Statistical Package for Social Sciences SPSS,
Epi info, Excel, and now self training on CS Pro.
H. is fully fluent in English, French and Kinyarwanda.
Inc.– HIV/AIDS Clinical Services Program/Rwanda
Integration Manager then Integration
Senior Advisor June Now
Work closely with
the MOH, but in particularly with UPDC, TRAC Plu, and service providers
at the national, provincial and district health levels to provide support
to quality services in IntraHealthsupported districts: Gicumbi, Rulindo,
Nyagatare and Gasabo.
Carry out planning,
implementation and monitoring support visits to the IntraHealthsupported
districts and service sites for support of integrated quality services.
Ensure that IntraHealth
is reporting on all PEPFAR indicators following MOH quality standards,
guidelines, and protocol for integrated HIV/AIDS/FP/MCH clinical services.
Participate in all
quality activities related to the application of the MOHPBF quality
tools in the IntraHealthsupported districts with a focus on FP, MCH,
HIV, gender and GBV;
Assist other HCSP
teams to transfer skills in comprehensive and quality HIV/AIDS clinical
services including how to help services sites address quality issues.
Participate in the
annual development, implementation and monitoring of the technical partner
subagreement SOWs and budgets in partnership with four districts.
Participate in all
necessary data analysis and evaluations contributing to all HCSP M&E
components, particularly pertaining to the integration and quality of
on national working groups including MOH Integration Task Force meetings,
the MOH PBF Technical Working Group, Quality of Care Working Group,
National FP/MCH Working Groups, and others as determined by h/her supervisor.
at national and international forums to present our results/data on
HIV/AIDSFPMCH Services Integration as requested.
Inc. HIV/AIDS/PerformanceBased Financing Project/Rwanda
then Clinical Capacity Building Specialist,
September to May :
technical and organizational assistance to Rwanda’s Ministry of Health
in human resource policy, performance management and supervision, human
resource planning, training, and staff development—all related to
performancebased financing PBF of HIV/AIDS projects. As member of
PBF extended M&E team, identifies lessons learned for annual conference,
supports hospital M&E, conducts annual review of indicators with
hospitals and health centers, supports Contractual Approach Support
Cell in MOH on the use of performance results and service statistics;
builds MOH capacity to link data from multiple sources through PBF database
virtual/blended leadership development training programs for central
and district teams across Rwanda. Act as liaison between three USAIDfunded
IntraHealth projects Capacity Project, HIV/AIDS Clinical Services Program
and Decentralization and Health Program/Twubakane as well as with other
US Government Contracting Agencies FHI, ICAP, EGPAF, CRS/AIDS RELIEF,
CDC, Drew University… and PBF groups CTB, Cordaid, HealthNet International.
Ensure that HIV/PBF Project accesses lessons learned and from both projects
and does not duplicate technical interventions. Support quality assurance
teams, assist them in using data to assess impact, improve HIV/AIDS
supervision, and link clinical standards with PBF.
As a PBF team
national HIV & PBF Groups :participate and take minutes of PBF Technical
Working Group meetings, technical assistance to the National PBF coordination
body, Contractual Approach Support Cell in the Ministry of Health Cellule
d'Appui a l'Approche Contractuelle CAAC, technical support to the
MOH at large and TA on PBF models for USAID CA's;
assistance to Improve Performance technical assistance to control functions
of District, operationalize advanced strategies, Quality Assurance,
extended team approach with USG Collaborating Agencies CA, engage
with PBF District Steering Committees;
Set up communications
plan: document PBF experience, PBF Website Editorial Committee, annual
PEPFAR Conference, organize Rwanda Annual National PBF Conference with
CAAC, media press releases on results, PBF Website Forum, PBF Website
mass mail function;
of Health capacity building: functional review of the Ministry of Health
central staff, member of the Human Resources Technical Working Group
team HR TWG, support MOH capacity to link data from multiple sources,
support MOH PBF Database system Rwanda PBF website and database management
subcommittees, local facilitators’ team leader and facilitator of
Virtual Leadership Development Program VLDP across Rwanda;
HIV/AIDS and primary health care PHC: support quality assurance QA
system/teams, assist in using data to assess impact, improve HIV/AIDS
supervision help develop QA tool, reinforce link of clinical standards
Senior USG CA and
MOH staff training: policy, management & leadership, human resources
for health HRH/Capacity Building, Performance Management and Supervision
Evaluation implementation: identify lessons learned for annual conference,
support hospital, health centers and community PBF M&E, annual review
of indicators hospitals & health centers, support the Contractual
Approach Cell Support CAAC on the use of performance results, service
statistics availability to CAs, geographic bounds and target populations
geographic information system
management: participatory data validation tool and process, quarterly
partner progress reviews, midterm evaluation of project, budgeting,
planning, performance evaluation/supervision, work plans, communications,
quarterly reports, training, branding compliance, subcontracting management
and staff meetings.
at the University Teaching Hospital of Kigali
with Ministry of Health, Rwanda JanuaryDecember
in Internal Medicine, Surgery, Paediatrics and GynecologyObstetrics
in the University Teaching Hospital of Kigali.
skills including history taking, physical examination, record keeping,
communication skills, clinical decision making, procedural skills, patient
management, and interpretation of laboratory and imaging investigation.
Got proof and evidence
for clinically based decisions by a minimum of technical diagnostic
or therapeutic procedures or facilities.
Improved my learning
and medical knowledge.
All this allowed
to realize the possible achievements in medicine in better equipped
medical centers and to initiate appropriate transfers if necessary for
the benefit of his patients.
Finally, this hospital
training experiences gave me orientation for continuously progressing
reassessment of the district hospital performance.
Project Manager: Responsible for planning, monitoring and implementation
of the project on documenting, refining and analyzing integration of
FP and HIV/AIDS services delivery in rural Rwanda. A project awarded
by Tides Foundation.
Principal Investigator. The national survey on practices, attitudes
and practices on male circumcision in Rwanda. By TRAC Plus/Rwanda.
Program manager for the PEPFAR Special Initiative on Sexual and GenderBased
Violence Evaluation, with Population Council.
Coinvestigator. A study on FP/HIV integration in Rwanda. By
IntraHealth International Inc.
Coinvestigator. Maternal death review. retrospective study.
Coinvestigator. A rapid assessment on the communitybased distribution
of DepoProvera in Rwanda. By MOH/IntraHealth/GTZ/FAM/FHI/PSI
Research Associate/Principal Investigator for the case study of people
living with HIV/AIDS and orphans and vulnerable children in Rwanda,
with Social Impact and CHAMP/Rwanda
Principal Investigator for the large scale evaluation of oral OraQuick
HIV rapid test for HIV diagnosis in Rwanda. With Rwanda National Reference
Laboratory and Orasure Technologies.
Principal Investigator for two projects funded by The Global Fund against
HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria and conducted by GTZ Health Sector
in Rwanda on the prevalence of tuberculosis and HIV coinfection in
a Rwandan community and on the relevance of Mycobacterium bovis for
human tuberculosis in Rwanda.
Coinvestigator. SocioCultural Differences in SelfConstrual
and Subjective WellBeing: A Test of Four Cultural Models. By the University
of Hong Kong.
Principal Investigator for the study on the assessment of quality of
life as perceived by adults living with HIV in Kigali, Rwanda. At the
TRAC HIV Outpatient Clinic/Kigali
Skills and expertise
Policy and programming
Policy and Strategy