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Global Fund HIV Project

Focused on strategies aimed at increasing access to comprehensive HIV services (HTS, PMTCT, TB/HIV and ART) for both general and key populations while aligning with the goal of attaining the UNAIDS 90-90-90 goal, this project was implemented in eight states (Sokoto, Zamfara, Kebbi, Jigawa, Kano, Kaduna, Katsina, & Gombe) and supported 191 facilities (45 comprehensive facilities, 146 PHCs) & two one stop shops.

Project Date: 2011 - 2020
Funder: The Global Fund, through the National Agency for the Control of AIDS (2011 – 2016) and through FHI360 (2017 – 2020)
Country: Nigeria

897,363 pregnant women received HIV testing and counseling services as well as results

1,960 HIV-infected pregnant women started ART to reduce mother-to-child HIV transmission

Almost 2 million received HIV testing and counseling

23,374 living with HIV received antiretroviral therapy received antiretroviral therapy

What We Did

  • Activating the site that would provide comprehensive HIV services
  • Training, mentoring, and supervising facility staff to increase quality of care
  • Educating mentor mothers to function as peer counsellors for PMTCT clients
  • Engaging case managers to provide guidance and support for patients to keep appointments and promote antiretroviral adherence and retention-in-care
  • Promoting community engagement through TBAs and male peer educators

Project Staff Members

Farouk Jega

Senior Country Director, Nigeria

Farouk is a public health physician with 15 years of progressive experience in program management and evaluation....

Dr. Amina Aminu Dorayi

Country Director, Nigeria

Dr. Amina Aminu Dorayi is a physician and public health professional with 17 years’ extensive experience in designing and managing health system and sustainable development programs aimed at...

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