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The Tutunzane project used a community home-based care model to improve the quality and range of HIV services available to patients in Tanzania while also reducing the stigma and increasing the voice and visibility of people living with HIV & AIDS.

Project Date: 2001 - 2015
Funder: Centers for Disease Control
Country: Tanzania

335,717 individuals who received testing and counseling services for HIV and received their test results

1,647 of active home-based care providers by project end

36,404 new family planning users

17,587 referrals of patients from community clinic

What We Did

  • Strengthened the capacity of local organizations to plan and implement community home-based care services, expanding to serve 29 district councils in Dar es Salaam, Arusha, Kilimanjaro, Tanga, Manyara, Shinyanga, and Mara
  • Implemented a two-way referral system between facility and community to assist thousands of families in accessing additional services such as family planning and prevention of mother-to-child transmission
  • Coordinated clinical care training for Ministry of Health and Social Welfare health providers to better serve survivors of gender-based violence and violence against children
  • Partnered with CDC-supported public sector grantees to enhance sustainability and to strengthen their capacities in service provision, accountability, and program reporting

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