Longonodo Eteni, MD, MPH

Longondo Eteni, MD, MPH, care and treatment clinical advisor in the ICAP Ethiopia office, has more than 15 years experience in providing care to persons with infectious diseases. Dr. Eteni also has expertise an HIV technical assistance specialist and health program developer. Before joining ICAP, Dr. Eteni provided HIV/AIDS technical assistance to the Seattle-King County Department of Public Health. His work consisted of enhancing the capacity of clinicians and public health professionals to provide quality HIV/AIDS care and treatment services to African immigrant communities. He has trained health professionals on culturally appropriate HIV/AIDS care and treatment and has extensive experience in developing and reviewing HIV/AIDS training curricula for African and Caribbean countries.

In 2003, Dr. Eteni developed, implemented, and managed an HIV prevention project, Africa Against AIDS, aimed at helping Africans immigrants to increase their knowledge on HIV prevention. Early in his career, Dr. Eteni provided care to persons with infectious diseases in different clinics in the Democratic Republic of Congo. He focused on the care and treatment of patients with HIV and on the training of health professionals on prevention of mother-to-child transmission. Later, he was hired by RFM Hospital in Manzini/Swaziland to work for the Department of Public Health and the Department of Pediatrics where he provided clinical assistance to rural clinics and treated adults and children with HIV and others infectious diseases.

In 1990, Dr. Eteni graduated from the University of Kinshasa’s Medical School and, in 2004, he obtained his MPH degree from the University of Washington School of Public Health.