UIC AIDS International Training & Research Program (AITRP) UIC AIDS International Training & Research Program (AITRP) UIC AIDS International Training & Research Program (AITRP) UIC School of Public Health


Program Objectives

AITRP

  • To provide bio-medical and behavioral science training in HIV/AIDS prevention at the MS, Ph.D., and post-doctoral levels in Public Health and/or Nursing for students and practicing professionals from Chile, China, Indonesia, and Malawi.
  • To strengthen the capacity for HIV/AIDS research and training at the four AITRP collaborating universities and in their country by helping to build a critical core of university faculty and research scientists with an expertise in HIV/AIDS research and its successful application to AIDS prevention, treatment, and care.
  • To foster multi-disciplinary training and research on HIV/AIDS prevention, treatment, and care in Chile, China, Indonesia, and Malawi by establishing and maintaining long-term cooperative scientific relationships between the program's collaborating partners, UIC, and other AIDS-relevant educational institutions and research communities.