Improving health and reducing inequities worldwide


Where GSI Works

GSI carries out a wide range of interdisciplinary research and training activities directed at mitigating diseases and conditions of public health significance. We work closely with ministries of health, non-governmental organizations, universities, the private sector, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the US Agency for International Development (USAID), the US National Institutes of Health (NIH), the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), and the World Health Organization (WHO).

GSI has worked in over 40 countries. We are currently most active in Kenya, Mozambique, Uganda, Namibia, Rwanda, Zambia, Tanzania, Caribbean, Haiti, Dominican Republic, Japan, Ukraine, Vietnam.

Highlights of GSI Activities

Bio-behavioral surveys

GSI conducts integrated HIV bio-behavioral surveillance and population size estimation activities among key populations at risk for HIV in order to inform HIV prevention, treatment, and care decisions. (Countries in which we have worked: Dominican Republic, Ghana, Kenya, Mozambique, Namibia, Tanzania, Uganda)

Evaluation of outcomes of antiretroviral therapy

GSI provides technical assistance to countries in evaluating clinical outcomes of patients on antiretroviral therapy (ART) and evaluating ART patient monitoring systems. (Countries in which we have worked: Brazil, Kenya, Mozambique, Tanzania, Uganda, Zimbabwe)

Training workshops

GSI offers in-country short courses in data analysis and scientific writing, epidemiology, research methods, monitoring and evaluation, and surveillance. (Countries in which we have worked: Brazil, Ghana, Guatemala, Kenya, Namibia, Russia, South Africa, Thailand, Uganda, Vietnam)