ART PROGAM (PERIOD FROM 02 JAN 2015 T0 18 DECEMBER 2015)
Program Title: ART Program
The following gaps had been identified:Clients were not accessing treatment and care services post HIV counseling and testing, especially the key populations.There was lack of integration of services at health facilities.Patients diagnosed of having TB were not accessing TB treatment services at the Site.Hence the formation of ART clinics at New Start Centres.Mutare ART Clinic was the third to open from New Africa House (Harare) and Bambanani (Bulawayo).
ART program focusses on provision of HIV treatment and care services specifically targeting sex workers and other key populations, as well as TB patients.
Funder: USAID through PSI
Year started: Enrolment of patients into care started on the 2nd of October 2013.
Year ending: 2018
GOAL: To prevent mortality and morbidity
To prevent HIV transmission
To improve the lives of marginalized and vulnerable population groups
To reduce risk of HIV progression
To monitor patients and suppress viral load
AREA OF OPERATION: Mutare Urban and Chipinge districts
TARGET POPULATION: Key populations