ICOBI is currently implementing the Sexual Reproductive health and Rights program in South Western Uganda in districts of Ntungamo and Mbarara under Community Health Alliance Uganda (CHAU). The program is a five year and aims at contributing to improved sexual and reproductive health in Uganda through increasing access and use of quality, inclusive and integrated SRHR and HIV services and by promoting positive healthy sexual relationships that will contribute to reducing new HIV infections.
ICOBI applies multi peer-led and community engagement strategies to advocate for and provide comprehensive integrated Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) and HIV services and information for vulnerable and key populations in Ntungamo and Mbarara districts. ICOBI also utilizes peer groups as a platform for promoting safer sexual practices and behavioral change and skills building for vulnerable and key populations. ICOBI supports peer leaders to facilitate skills building group sessions for adolescents and young men and women; carry out extensive community mobilization and promotion for integrated SRHR/HIV services; and link the vulnerable and key populations to integrated holistic services aimed at reducing the risk of HIV and violence.
Projects Specific Objectives include:
- Expanded access and increased use of quality, inclusive and integrated HIV and SRHR services among the vulnerable and Key populations
- Increased adoption of safer sexual practices among vulnerable and key populations
- An enabling HIV and SRHR environment for vulnerable and key populations.
- Strengthened institutional capacity of implementing organizations to deliver quality and inclusive HIV and SRHR programmes in Uganda