Health
 Kenya
Project #265

HIV Prevention Education, Counseling and Testing

by KEMRI & CGMR

Summary

Strengthening voluntary HIV counseling and testing (VCT) services is essential to an AIDS vaccine clinical trials program to select volunteers not infected with HIV for study.
$100.00
total raised
0
donors
0
monthly donors
13
years active

Challenge

Like in so much of Africa, HIV/AIDS has become a devastating reality in Kilifi – 50% of hospital admissions and 27% of deaths are attributed to HIV. It is responsible for most of the deaths in the 25-44 year age group, with more deaths in younger females signaling an earlier age of infection. The project will benefit the population at large --children, and men and women of all ages.

Solution

IAVI works with the Kenya Medical Research Institute and the Center for Geographic Medicine to provide community education on HIV prevention, and strengthen voluntary HIV counseling/testing services.

Long-Term Impact

Staff will train peer-educators, conduct community group discussions, and train hospital staff on HIV status confidentiality.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a PDF file (projdoc.pdf).

Resources

About Kemri
About IAVI

Organization Information

KEMRI & CGMR

Location: Kilifi - Kenya
Website: http:/​/​www.kemri.org

Funded Project!

Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.
   

Still want to help?

Find another project in Kenya or in Health that needs your help.
Find a Project

Learn more about GlobalGiving

Teenage Science Students
Vetting +
Due Diligence

Snorkeler
Our
Impact

Woman Holding a Gift Card
Give
Gift Cards

Young Girl with a Bicycle
GlobalGiving
Guarantee

Sign up for the GlobalGiving Newsletter

WARNING: Javascript is currently disabled or is not available in your browser. GlobalGiving makes extensive use of Javascript and will not function properly with Javascript disabled. Please enable Javascript and refresh this page.