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To Scale-up Gender-sensitive HIV & AIDS Prevention, Treatment, & Care Support for Adults & Children

In three states of Nigeria, this project scales-up gender-sensitive HIV prevention services for children and adults and strengthens the prevention of mother-to-child transmission services.

Project Date: 2011 - 2016
Funder: Global Fund through the National Agency for the Control of AIDS
Country: Nigeria
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280,000+ pregnant women received HIV testing & counseling services and their results

557,000+ clients received sexual and reproductive health and HIV integrated services

Nearly 2,500 adults and children with advanced HIV infection received antiretroviral therapy

55,000+ women attended antenatal health talks on postpartum hemorrhage and other pregnancy complications

What We Did

  • Established and strengthened prevention of mother-to-child transmission services at 79 primary health centers in Kano, Zamfara, and Sokoto states
  • Reduced the number of infants infected with HIV through their mothers through effective linkages between care and treatment programs
  • Increased the capacity of sites to expand and enhance prevention of mother-to-child transmission services through regular coordination meetings

Project Staff Members

Farouk Jega

Senior Country Director

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

Habeeb Salami

Director of Advocacy

Habeeb is a medical doctor with a specialization in obstetrics and gynecology. He has more than 10 years of experience in public health project management and monitoring and evaluation....

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