We go beyond and above to find our clients and collect their Viral Load (VL) samples. HIV treatment is not complete until the very last client has his/her sample collected, assayed and found to be suppressed irrespective of location at the due date.
Picture shows a Viral Load sample collection in the Ntafre creek in Ibeno LGA
Reaching the under-served through community ART management program
With an appropriate treatment support, ART will get to those who need them regardless of WHO clinical stage and CD4+ cell count.
Picture shows a client being assisted to take their medication by a treatment supporter in Ntafre creek, Ibeno LGA
We bring the service to the doorstep of our clients. No obstacle is insurmountable. No reach is exceedingly far.
Picture shows HTS being offered to a client in Ikot Itie Udung community in Nsit Atai LGA
Photo credit: Giftstar Nkiriku
Location: Nsit Atai
Provision of incentives/support to client & to encourage prevention of retroviral from mother to child
There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching out and lifting people up in whatever way possible.
Picture shows a member of the Ntang Inyang Community ART team giving PMTCT Incentives to client in Ntanginyang community, Esit Eket LGA
Photo credit: Dr Eno Ndem
Location: Ntang Inyang, Esit Eket LGA
Paediatric Case finding
Despite the gains made with access and treatment of HIV, critical gaps remain, as children lag considerably behind adults in the HIV response. Hence, our paediatric surge where we get to reach out to children irrespective of location or distance.
Picture shows HIV testing services being offered to a paediatric in Ikot Itie Udung community in Nsit Atai LGA
Photo credit: Giftstar Nkiriku
Location: Nsit Atai LGA
Gender Based Violence (GBV)
Exposure to GBV is associated with lower ART use and significantly worsen viral suppression among women.
Picture shows LGA backstops acting a drama to showcase impact of GBV in the society during the 2021 commemoration of the 16 days of Activism.
Location: Ikot Abasi
Going beyond bound to ensure every paediatric client receives the appropriate care.
Picture shows a Pharmacy consultant explaining dosing and administration of paediatric DTG 10mg to a caregiver.Photo credit: Pharm. Nelly Akadu
Location: Okobo LGA
Monitoring and Evaluation
Teamwork makes the dream work. A smooth implementation is backed by strong monitoring and evaluation systems that ensures efficiency at all levels.
Picture shows M&E data review ongoing at PHC Okopedi.
Photo credit: Chiamaka Uba
Location: Okopedi PHC in Okobo LGA
Knowledge to improve attitude
Securing the future of our younger generations demands active involvement in the issues that concern them.
Picture shows an awareness creation session on Gender Based Violence (GBV) at Community secondary school, Okossi, Urue Offong/ Oruko LGA
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