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OVC Empower Project

Background ICOBI with support from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) under the second round of the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief - PEPFAR’s New Partners Initiative (NPI) implemented a household based response for OVC project in South Western Uganda. The project enhanced the ability of 19,000 OVC and their households to [...]

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ICOBI SACCO is an end result of a protracted effort to alleviate poverty from such disadvantaged family households. It emerged from ICOBI Livelihoods Improvement Program (ICOLIP) an outcome of 2008/11 USAID supported Empower households to reduce vulnerability (EMPOWER) OVC Project. ICOBI SACCO was formally registered with Cooperatives in July 2011 and currently has a total [...]

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Health Insurance Scheme Services and ICOCARE

ICOBI is a recognised national Health Management Organization (HMO) and is registered with Insurance Regulatory Authority (IRA) of Uganda. The purpose of ICOBI micro health insurance scheme is to deliver managed healthcare services of the highest standard to an expanding ICOBI membership and clientele as part of our social protection mission. ICOBI has a well-managed, [...]

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Strengthening Uganda's Systems to Address AIDS Nationally (SUSTAIN Project) SUSTAIN Project is being implemented by University Research Co. (URC), and its partners (TASO, Health Research, Inc., Initiatives, Inc. and ICOBI), Strengthening Uganda's Systems for Treating AIDS (SUSTAIN) is a five-year USAID funded project. ICOBI provides technical support for strengthening health facility - community linkages in [...]

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Home Based VCT

Background: ICOBI received an award from PEPFAR through CDC to implement a project entitled “Provision of Full Access Home-Based (Door-to-Door) Confidential HIV Counseling and testing (HBHCT) and Basic Care in High HIV Prevalence Central districts of the Republic of Uganda in five years. This program which began in July 2008 aims to contribute to the [...]

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Community PMTCT

The ICOBI Community PMTCT is a CDC funded five (5) year project, that covers ten districts of South Western Uganda (Bushenyi, Sheema Mitooma, Rubirizi, Buhweju, Ntungamo, Mbarara, Ibanda, Kiruhura and Isingiro) with estimated 2,776,188 (F: 1,434,577, M: 1,341,611) beneficiaries. The project area covers 5,727 villages, 641 parishes and 132 sub-counties in the ten districts of [...]

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MP3 Study

In partnership with various higher institutions of learning, ICOBI is conducting MP3 and RC4 research targeting individualized HIV prevention Referral for HIV care and medical male circumcision respectively. Using participatory approaches, the organization raises awareness and helps people to test for HIV and other STI and encourages people in communities to seek medical care MP3 [...]

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RC 4

ICOBI with support from the University of Washington has been implementing an MP3 study in Bubare Sub County since November 2011. This study has been covering the 6 parishes of Bubare. The study is entitled “HIV Treatment and prevention through Home based HIV Counseling and Testing and facilitated referral in Uganda and South Africa”. This [...]

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Accomplishments and Awards

  2001-2004: ICOBI with support from the Ministry of Health, Elizabeth Glaser Pediatrics AIDS Foundation (EGPAF), and AIM and Bushenyi local government implemented a two-year VCT and PMTCT Programme to prevent the transmission of HIV from mothers to their children in 15 health units. 2004-2007: Lead Agency in the UGFATM – HIV/AIDS and HIV/AIDS/OVC Round [...]

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Mobile Health Clinics

Renewed emphasis on the primary health care approach and high demand for basic services in rural and hard-to-reach areas has driven the need for alternative methods of basic health service delivery such as Mobile Health Units (MHUs). ICOBI is using an integrated model, including trucks, bicycles or foot travel to nearby communities to deliver the much [...]

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