Implementation of Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission Services in Kenya
The program focused on increasing access to HIV counseling and testing services for pregnant women, improving antenatal care services, increasing access to prophylactic antiretroviral (ARV) drugs for HIV-positive mothers and HIV-exposed infants, promoting early diagnosis and treatment of opportunistic infections, and providing nutritional support and counseling on infant diagnosis.
With long-term support from CDC, this project worked in 262 sites, ensuring the universal provision of high-quality PMTCT services in Government of Kenya facilities. The project was also committed to creating a supportive environment for PMTCT plus services through more community and male partner involvement in HIV prevention, care, and support.
With support from the Government of Kenya this project used an integrated model of AIDS, population and health to expand access to quality, sustainable HIV and AIDS and TB prevention, treatment, and support and family planning services.
The APHIAplus (AIDS, Population and Health Integrated Assistance Plus) Nairobi-Coast program is a five-year flagship health services delivery program funded by USAID.
The Integrated Family Health Program received praise from Ethiopia’s Technical Advisory Committee, entrusted with reviewing the performance of the program, on the increase in institutional deliveries within the program areas.
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