Advancing Partners & Communities (APC)

Project goal

To ensure that communities are measurably contributing to the achievement of the 90-90-90 targets in 8 PEPFAR priority districts in Botswana.

Objectives

  • Promoting increased utilization of integrated community-based services in support of the first 90 and prevention objectives

  • Promoting improved linkages to care, adherence to anti-retroviral therapy (ART) and Tuberculosis (TB) drugs, and retention in care through community-based efforts in support of the second and third 90s

  • Promoting changes in gender norms and reducing the impact of gender-based violence (GBV)

Activities

  1. Community HIV testing and counselling services
  2. Linking of clients to treatment, care and support services
  3. Community HIV care and support
  4. Community TB care
  5. Gender norms messages and referrals for Post GBV care
  6. HIV prevention or behaviour change communication with focus on Adolescent Girls and Young Women

Target group

  1. Adolescent Girls and Young Women
  2. People Living with HIV but not knowing their status
  3. TB patients
  4. People Living with HIV and on ART, defaulting, newly enrolled or those who do not adhere to ART

Location

Gaborone and South East districts

Rationale

Planned impact

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Partners