Tuberculosis and HIV Collaborative Programme

Establishing linkages, coordinating activities

collaborative programme

The programme aims to decrease the burden of HIV and TB in populations affected by both diseases with the aim of reducing morbidity, mortality and transmission of these diseases in South Sudan.

Achievements

  • The programme has enabled the establishment of 29 coordinating bodies for TB/HIV activities at all levels (1 central, 10 state, and 13 county coordinating bodies)
  • The programme is strengthening the health information system through training 468 individuals from various levels within the health system.
  • Because of the programme, there are now 140 TB/HIV Service Delivery Points with adequate information, education and communication materials for the two diseases.
  • The programme has supported 124 health facilities to provide high quality voluntary counselling and testing as well as TB screening.
  • Through the programme, 14,588 people living with HIV/AIDS have been screened for TB symptoms.
  • 8,716 TB patients received HIV testing and counselling services through the programme.
  • Out of 54 health facilities, 45 are providing condoms and health education on HIV prevention methods to patients and over 239,763 condoms have been distributed through the service points.
  • Over 820 HIV-positive TB patients are receiving preventive therapy to prevent occurrence of infections.
  • The programme has managed to build the capacity of 231 health workers on anti-retroviral therapies and management of co-infection.
  • Over 448 HIV/TB co-infected patients were put on anti-retroviral therapy through this grant and 492 co-infected patients have been referred to HIV home-based care and support services.

Donors



Donor name Contributing amount
GFATM 15,767,081 USD

Delivery by year

Year
Total amount delivered
2011 3,439,659 USD
2010 3,766,251 USD
2009 4,243,811 USD
2008 5,138,000 USD
2007 1,184,000 USD
Project Overview
Status:
Active
Project start date:
October 2006
Estimated end date:
September 2011
Geographic coverage:
Western and Central Equatoria States, Lake State, Jonglei State, Bahr El Ghazal State, Warrap State.
Focus Area:
HIV/AIDS and other diseases
MDG:
6: Combat HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases
Project officer:
Madelena Monoja madelena.monoja@undp.org
Partners:
Ministry of Health, Arkangelo Ali Association, Malteser International