Ivdity Chikovani brings more than 15 years working experience in the field of public health. She joined CIF in 2000 and since then has been involved is various operational and research projects as an assistant manager, researcher, health information system officer, program manager and the Head of the Research Department. Dr. Chikovani’s expertise focuses on communicable disease surveillance including HIV and health information system. As one of the recent efforts she provided assistance to the government at the policy level on the public health system organizational development. Dr. Chikovani’s professional interest lies also in maternal and child health issues. Ivdity. Chikovani has participated in several research projects and has worked as a consultant for various donors in different countries of the region.