Launched in 2011, the BHP Clinical Capacity Building Initiative is a collaboration between the Botswana Harvard AIDS Institute Partnership (BHP) and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC), Boston. This initiative works to support health care capacity building through clinical stewardship, medical education, quality improvement, and research in Botswana. The program provides clinical training to University of Botswana medical students, interns, and residents as well as Ministry of Health medical officers, nurses, and other health care staff in collaboration with local partners. The program promotes systems/process improvement through quality improvement and research. In addition, the program regularly provides opportunities for rotating U.S. residents and fellows to participate in clinical, educational, quality improvement, and research efforts. These exchanges between the U.S. trainees and the students and clinicians in Botswana are some of the most valuable benefits of the initiative. While the pandemic dampened these activities, the past year has seen a resurgence...

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