Announcing the Recipients of the 2021-2022 TEPHINET Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) Small Grants

TEPHINET Secretariat

TEPHINET is pleased to announce the six recipients of the 2021-2022 TEPHINET Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) Small Grants. Funded through the generous support of the CDC Foundation and the Office of Global Noncommunicable Diseases (NCD) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), these grants support Field Epidemiology Training Program (FETP) residents and recent graduates in conducting field epidemiology projects related to cardiovascular disease/the HEARTS Technical Package

Congratulations to the awardees!

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CVD Small Grants Awardees: 2021-2022
Awardee Project Title Country
Abiyie Demelash Gashe A comparative evaluation of hypertension prevention, treatment and control efforts among pilot and non-pilot health facilities in Amhara Region, Northern Ethiopia, 2022: A mixed comparative cross-sectional study Ethiopia
Dinka Kebede Evaluation of evidence-based hypertension treatment protocol implementation and hypertension control in Resolve to Save Lives-supported and non-Resolve to Save Lives-supported primary health care facilities of Eastern Shewa, Oromia, Ethiopia Ethiopia
Andrew Kwiringira Integrating hypertension screening and management into a community health system in island districts of Lake Victoria, Uganda Uganda
Stephen Mutiso Evaluating the impact of Electronic Medical Records (EMR) system in improving the care process, treatment outcomes, and data quality in hypertensive clinics in two Kenyan counties, 2021-2022 Kenya
Ikenna Onoh Community-based screening and linkage to primary care of treatment-naive and non-compliant hypertensive patients in an urban slum, Ibadan, Nigeria Nigeria
Rahul Shimpi Treatment outcomes in patients registered under India Hypertension Control Initiative (IHCI), Sindhudurg District Maharashtra, India, 2021 India