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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
SDS Project in Northern Uganda: Advocacy and demand creation for HIV and malaria prevention services among communities.
Project summary ICOBI is implementing a project aimed at advocating and creating demand for malaria and HIV prevention and treatment services in northern Uganda districts of Lira, Apac, Otuke and Kole. The project is specifically to increase demand and promote social and behavioral change for HIV prevention services (including VMMC, HTC, DREAMS interventions) among the [...]
Integrated Community Based Initiatives-ICOBI started to implement the Community Pathways to Family Planning Project in February, 2013. ICOBI received support from Mariestopes Uganda to conduct community mobilization activities for Long-term and permanent methods. ICOBI works through the VHT network in both Districts with very close collaboration with the District Health Officers of the respective Districts. [...]
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 [...]