Einstein/Montefiore Department of Medicine

Montefiore AIDS Center Receives International Visitors

Montefiore AIDS Center Receives Namibian, Guyanese Visitors 

The Montefiore AIDS Center and Center for Positive Living/ID Clinic hosted a site visit that included a presentation followed by a tour for visitors from Namibia and Guyana. The visitors were accompanied by Dr. Bruce Agins, Medical Director AIDS Institute, and his staff.

The Montefiore AIDS Center , directed by Dr. Barry Zingman, is a major source of HIV/AIDS education and a model program of highest quality patient care for HIV/AIDS treatment initiatives worldwide. The centers and clinic have hosted and trained representatives from over 35 countries throughout South America, Asia, Europe, and Africa.

Namibian Visitors

  • Dr. Norbert Foster, Deputy Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Health and Social Services (MoHSS)
  • Ms. Ella Shihepo, Director of Special Programs, MoHSS
  • Jeremia Shetunyenga, Director, Tonata (a consumer advocacy group)
  • Dr. Ndapewa Hamunime, Senior Medical Officer, MoHSS
  • Mrs. Francis Tjituka, Nursing Coordinator, MoHSS
  • Ms Naemi Shoopala, CDC HIV/AIDS Field Officer

Guyanese Visitors

  • Dr. Shanti Singh, Programme Manager, National AIDS Programme Secretariat, Ministry of Health
  • Ms. Debra Vitalis, Programme Coordinator, PMTCT
  • Mr. Paul Persaud, Information Management Officer, MOH
  • Dr. Curtis LaFleur, Project Officer, Adolescent Development, UNICEF


Thursday, October 23, 2014

Screening and Linkage to Care for Hepatitis C: Pathway to the Cure
Jonathan Schwartz, MD
8:00 AM : Forchheimer Medical Science Building 3rd Floor Lecture Hall

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