ICOBI is partnering Uganda Health Marketing Group (UHMG) and John Hopkins University (JHU) and is implementing the USAID Uganda Integrated HIV Counselling and Testing in all the 5 divisions in Kampala City.
This program which started in September 2013 will run until September 2015. The program aims to increase access to, coverage of, and utilisation HIV/TB prevention, care, and treatment services within district health facilities and their respective communities
The program targets Commercial Sex Workers, Lesbians Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT), Boda Boda roders, Taxi/bus drivers and conductors, Couples, Mechanics, and Affluent and working class.
Objectives of the program
- To increase demand for HCT services as an entry point to prevention and care services
- To increase access to and utilisation of HCT services among the most risk populations
- To strengthen networks, referral systems and linkages to other HIV/AIDS, TB, Reproductive Health, Maternal and Child Health services
- To build capacity for sustainability of services initiated by the project
The program is implemented using 4 tent, Outreach, Mobile Van, Home based and Work place Non facility-based HCT