The Sauti project, led by Jhpiego in partnership with with EngenderHealth, Pact and the National Institute for Medical Research-Mwanza, provides a community-based service to bring HIV medication to clients who have been taking ART for at least six months, report good adherence and sho
Tanzania’s voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC) program, AIDSFree, has made incredible progress since its inception in 2009. In partnership with John Snow Inc.,and through the sponsorship of the United States President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief and the U.S. Agency for Int
Thyolo, Malawi — As a mother living with HIV, Jane Edward recognized that her family might be at risk for the virus. She knew her husband and children needed to be counseled and tested for HIV, and that they should also start on treatment if they tested HIV positive. But despite
As a volunteer health promoter for the George Health Centre, Violet spends her days out and about, talking about voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC). It’s a task that takes the 58-year-old widow into barbershops, markets, bars, clubs, churches … any place men tend to frequent o
Mohai Mohai is among the Lesotho prisoners benefiting from a prisoner health program funded by the Elton John AIDS Foundation and implemented by Jhpiego. The 23-year-old received HIV screening, care and treatment services while in prison and follow-up support to ensure his wife had a
Kuza provides a safe space for young teens to talk about all the issues and concerns that impact their daily lives and futures, everything from schoolwork and parents’ expectations to pregnancy and HIV.
After learning about the men’s clinic at Scott Hospital from a colleague, Lebamang Moiloa decided to go there for HIV services and explore voluntary medical male circumcision, a key prevention intervention. “I was nervous,” the 27-year-old student admitted. “I didn’t know what to expe
A new, appointment-driven approach to providing HIV- prevention services gives Malawi businessmen the chance to schedule voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC) procedures at a convenient time that fits within their busy work schedules.