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HIV/TB PROGRAM

HIV/TB PROGRAM

Reaching Out of School Youth (ROSY) Project

The TASO/Global fund supported HIV project conducts HIV counseling and testing (HCT) as an entry point to HIV services with Promotion of combination HIV prevention in the general population and among youth out of school in fishing communities playing a key role while supporting Positive Health, Dignity and Prevention (PHDP) among persons living with HIV&AIDS, conduct TB screening, MDR TB clients psychosocial support, promotion of risk reduction counseling, condom promotion, education and distribution and strengthening linkages through formal partnerships in Kaliro, Buyende, Mayuge and Namayingo districts in the project area.

TB MDR Project

Working with Iganga Hospital and Mbale Hospital, the project facilitates MDR successful patients to provide psychosocial support, follow up, referral and adherence support to ongoing MDR patients in the Eastern region.

Health Systems Strengthening (HSS) Project

This Global fund supported project uses strong UDHA community links in the project area to deliver social accountability and linkage interventions. Community scorecards are used in delivering social accountability and people centred advocacy targeting policy makers, and focusing efforts to improving the role of grassroots Community Based Organizations as community voices and community informers about national priorities through mentorship and facilitation. And utilizes the influence of community linkage facilitators (CLiFs) in Busia, Bugiri, Namutumba, Iganga, Luuka, Mayuge, Buyende, Kamuli, Jinja and Kaliro.

Improved Community PMTCT Services (ICOPS) Project

With aid from Positive Action for Children’s Fund (PACF) supports community systems in linkage and to ensure that sustainable measures are put in place that supports continuity of PMTCT service provision among beneficiaries including women, children and their spouses in Iganga district. The aim of the project is to contribute to elimination of Mother to child transmission of HIV in Uganda. UDHA embraces a community approach for integration through the four tent model using HCT as an entry point. UDHA fights  to address loss to follow, prevent unintended pregnancies and keeping HIV negative women, negative, with interventions in seven parishes in Five Sub Counties of Bulamagi, Iganga Northern Division, Iganga Central Division, Nakalama and Buyanga in Iganga district.