Strengthening Pediatric Case Finding Utilizing Community and Facility Approaches
Date of Operation: 2008 – 2013
Primary Implementing Partner: African Network for Care of Children Affected by HIV/AIDS (ANECCA)
Regions of Operation: National
Build capacity at primary health care level for providing quality comprehensive pediatric HIV treatment, care and support of HIV services.
- Strengthen technical capacity for improved delivery of pediatric HIV services at health center level through training of service providers
- Promote and support application of skills for delivery of quality and comprehensive pediatric HIV services through support supervision and clinical mentoring
- Facilitate decentralized pediatric HIV service delivery with appropriate resource materials
- Strengthen linkages between facility-based pediatric HIV and orphans and vulnerable children services
The project provides technical and logistical support to scale up and tailored training of health workers in pediatric HIV care and treatment as well as psychosocial care and counseling. A network has been established with various experienced pediatrics that provide services to HIV infected children in various regions.