SCOPE identifies and links medical and religious communities to improve the delivery of HIV/AIDS care and to prevent new infections.

The Strengthening Care Opportunities through Partnership in Ethiopia (SCOPE) project is a partnership between the University of Washington’s Department of Global Health, University Presbyterian Church in Seattle, Washington, the University of Gondar, Ethiopia, and the North Gondar Diocese of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church.

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Recent SCOPE Fellow presents results of her research.

“Soul Fathers as Health Educators:  A Pilot Project to improve ANC and PMTCT at the Woleka Health Center”.  Kristen’s poster on her SCOPE project won the best poster for education and training at the University of Washington Global Healthies Awards.  Congratulations Kirsten!

Meheret Endeshaw, SCOPE Fellow, had an article from her SCOPE research published in the journal AIDS Care: Psychological and Socio-Medical Aspects of AIDS/HIV.  Her article is titled Stigma in Ethiopia: association with depressive symptoms in people with HIV. 

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SCOPE was featured in Seattle Pacific University’s alumni magazine, Response.  This issue featured global health with the title GLOBAL Health is OUR Health.  Click here for a link to the SCOPE article!

SCOPE held its annual Thank Our Donors Party, November 15, on the University of Washington Campus. This year we added a “Fund A Fellow” drive and a vacation home auction. Once again, everyone at SCOPE would like to extend our deepest gratitude to our many generous donors.

   SCOPE receives check from Seattle’s PATHFINDER K-8 Penny Harvest Drive!  Click to read more…

Students at Pathfinder K-8 chose to support SCOPE's work in Ethiopia!

Students at Pathfinder K-8 chose to support SCOPE’s work in Ethiopia!

Dr.Peggy Sarjeant, SCOPE board member, Speaks about SCOPE at University Presbyterian Church

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Watch a video that shows how traditional practices can be a barrier to HIV testing and AIDS care. 

SCOPE fellow Sophia Teshome is featured in the University of Washington School of Public Health Newsletter

Former SCOPE fellows find rewarding work in global health.