AAS Burkina in Action: Dec: 2013
'Building on evidence for greater impact', an innovative strategy for the empowerment of vulnerable families in the context of HIV/AIDS: AAS Burkina, through an approach focused on the family for the empowerment of vulnerable families in the context of HIV/AIDS in Ouagadougou. This program of AAS, upstream of the grant of the costs of health, education and nutrition, grants a background to families, through a savings account opened in their name, to carry out income-generating activities (AGR). Then, AAS strengthens the capacity of management of families through close monitoring. Tracking the movements in the savings book is an essential element of the AGR rating.
The year 2012 was marked by the severe lack of funding for activities, breaking inputs through HIV prevention and care, especially ARVs. It holds under this year is that the diversification of the partnership is a guarantee of financial security and can help AAS to fulfill its community responsibilities. Looking ahead, there is a need for ISA: - Integrating sexual and reproductive health and family planning services to the Oasis Centre; - Integrate unit PMTCT medical clinic Oasis Centre - Integrate nutritional support unit - Strengthen compliance support for the establishment of a telephone system of early warning of missed appointments, therapeutic patient education, - Strengthen coordination and the monitoring evaluation activities
Through the year 2011, African solidarity Association was able to save 58 new people registered at the oasis centre. It has an active file of 3,531 people including 69% of women.
Overall support of PLWHAS is split into two panes in downtown oasis of African solidarity Association. It consists of the community and medical support. The services available for this purpose are:
Community support : it consists of a set of activity whose objective is to provide medical and psychosocial support to the individual.
Medical support: It is based on a health support. It allows the health monitoring of PLHIV, OVC and other vulnerable groups. It includes 3 under axes which are:
- Nursing care;
- Medical consultation
- Biological monitoring;
- ARV prescription;
- Monitoring of compliance;
- Supply with MEG;
- Dispensation of the MEG and consumable medical;
- Collaboration with pharmacies of the place;
- Health assessment (CD4, NSF, Creatinemie, Transaminase, glucose);
- Screening test;
- Psychosocial support
- 2061 interviews custom;
- 63 meetings of groups of speech;
- 23 clubs of observance;
- 1368 visits to home and hospital;
- 17 micro creditsfinances;
- 625 individualized psychological aid.
Food level, the association has been able to implement such activities as:
- Food support from WFP
It was materialized by the allocation to beneficiaries of nutritional support, specifically: oil, nutritional meal (CSB) and cereals (sorghum, corn etc.). In terms of beneficiaries, it was recorded in total 1740 beneficiaries including 840 women.
- Support by the FSMOS project
As regards the solidarity fund to the sufferers and AIDS orphans, 1300 food allocations could be made in favour of 22 men, 109 women and 32 children.
- Community meals
Organized community meals were offered during 22 sessions. The number of recipients totalled 924 including 246 men, 453 women and 225 children.
The association is principally involved in the prevention of STIs/HIV, Council screening, support for people living with HIV, orphans and vulnerable children.
The interventions from the association go to the place of people living with HIV/AIDS, orphans and vulnerable children, sex workers, men who have sex with other men, of Stampeders, inmates, young drivers, traders, people in uniform and the general population. More and more emphasis on truckers and other mobile people in recent years.
The ASA has developed many strategies essential to the proper functioning of a community obedience structure. Today, its organizational and technical device allows him to respond to the needs of the populations. Decentralizing its services in several provinces it has developed activities in training centres, farms pastoral, kiosks health, mobile screening units, centres desPVVIH care and support of orphans .
ASA has developed frameworks and appropriate equipment and versatile and multidisciplinary staff (doctors, pharmacists, nurses, psychologists, technicians of laboratories, lawyers, sociologists and social agents), which are activated to the achievement of the objectives. The beneficiaries are involved in the definition and implementation of activities. The monitoring and evaluation mechanism to verify the reliability of the data from decentralized areas. Financial and accounting management is done through the TOMPRO software
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