USAID/Community HIV Care and Treatment (CHCT) project

Donor: Project Hope Ethiopia

Project duration: February 2020 – September 2020

USAID/Community HIV Care and Treatment (CHCT) activity aims to accelerate and sustain HIV/AIDS epidemic control in Ethiopia. The objectives and interventions are designed to impact UNAIDS 90-90-90 goals and the following major programmatic focus areas.

  • Providing passive referral for spouse/sexual contacts and children of index clients to health facilities
  • Providing HIV self-testing for spouse/sexual contacts of index clients
  • Strengthening community based HIV/AIDS case management with individualized action plans
  • Improving adherence to treatment including tracking and re-engaging those lost to follow up
  • Strengthen support for Clients in ASM through community level interventions
  • Building the capacity of local organizations and systems to provide high impact HIV/AIDS prevention, care and treatment services at the community level
  • Provide economic strengthening services
  • Increasing data availability with improved use for decision making by community health services
  • Strengthen the data digitalization to make referrals and communication between HF and community real time
  • Differentiating ART service through a client centered approach (UHEPs – managed CAG)
    • Project goals

 To accelerate and sustain HIV/AIDS epidemic control in Addis Ababa

  1. Project strategy
  2. ANOPA+ conducts various workshops to combat false believes and negative messaging on ART and assure cascade of the concept to each respective community (Religious leaders and associations leaders)
  3. Collaboration with PLHIV associations and local implementing partners/LIPs Activities