Accelerating Epidemic Control Project in Fort region

The main objective of this project is to accelerate HIV/AIDS epidemic control in the Fort Portal region. This project also strives to achieve the UNAIDS 95-95-95 goals. These goals state that by 2022:

  • 95% of all people living with HIV will know their HIV status.
  • 95% of people with diagnosed HIV infection will receive sustained antiretroviral therapy.
  • 95% of people receiving antiretroviral therapy will have viral suppression.

Activities include:                                            

  • Identifying people living with HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis.
  • Index client contact tracing.
  • Linking individuals to antiretroviral therapy (ART) services.
  • Supporting adherence to and retention on ART.
  • Support children, youth and their caregivers with 4 core OVC service packages.

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