HIV and AIDS Prevention & Response

Bio-Medical Interventions

  • Post Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP)
  • HIV Testing Services
  • Condom Promotion and Provision
  • Contraceptive Method Mix
  • Prevention of Mother of Child Transmission (PMTCT)
  • Treatment through use of ART
  • Post- Violence care through referrals to link facilities for clinical support

Behavioral Interventions

Behavioral interventions seek to reduce the risk of HIV transmission by addressing determinant of behavior. As such, behavior change communication forms a basic component of combination prevention. These include:

    • Evidence Informed Behavioral Interventions such as HCBF, MHMC, SHUGA, SASA
    • counselling and psycho-social support
    • safe infant feeding guidelines
    • stigma and discrimination reduction programmes
    • cash transfer programmes

Structural Interventions

Structural interventions seek to address underlying factors that make individuals or groups vulnerable to HIV infection. These can be social, economic, political or environmental.

  • Increasing access to education for young girls through school fees subsidy and school fee provision
  • Interventions that address gender inequality such as the SASA

Provide combination socio-economic support