International Procurement, Purchasing and Shipping Assistance

The UW CFAR International Core provides assistance with international purchasing and procurement as well as assistance navigating the rules and regulations of international shipping.

We provide:

  • investigator training on procurement policy and procedure
  • rate negotiation for bulk purchase
  • pricing and procurement of equipment and supplies
  • to send in a procurement request, please fill out this form 
  • investigator training on shipping (IATA and dangerous goods)
  • shipping assistance for hazardous materials or laboratory equipment
  • international shipping support, please fill out this form

To request to send supplies to Kenya, please fill out this form

If you have a UW-affiliated international AIDS-related research project, and you would like to request assistance with procurement or shipping, please contact cfarintl at

*Some services may require a small contribution of FTE, depending on the amount of support needed and the resources available to the investigator.