Active Research Projects


Advancing Solutions in Policy, Implementation, Research, and Engagement for Refugees

ASPIRE is a multidisciplinary program of activities at Columbia University dedicated to innovative approaches and responses to the Syrian Refugee crisis.


Improving HIV Service Delivery for People who Inject Drugs in Kazakhstan

Implementation research of a peer driven HIV testing and linkage to HIV treatment intervention that will be implemented in 24 NGOs in 4 cities in Kazakhstan.

nurses and outreach workers photo from project BRIDGE


August 29, 2018

Article: Those Left Behind in Central Asia and Eastern Europe

Global leaders including most of the SIG team recently convened at the International AIDS Society conference #AIDS2018 to discuss the rising HIV epidemic in Central Asia.  Our Director Dr. Nabila El-Bassel shares her reflections.