The project supported HWs to integrate VL screening and testing services during provision of HIV services at facility and community level. We used data to map clients missing VL testing; assign community workers or peer navigators to conduct home or community-based VL collection; conducted health education and patient literacy to create demand for VL testing; trained HWs to provide stigma-free VL services; aligned appointments for ART refills and VL testing. Mentored HWs to provide optimised ART services for all PLHIV sub-populations and age-groups, initiate children to fixed-dose combination DTG-based regimens; provide intensive adherence services to un-suppressed clients; Linkage for OVC; enhance ART adherence/literacy; implement national pediatric VLS/retention QI collaboratives via national QI dashboard; use tele-counseling, appointment reminders, HW mentoring to switch virally suppressed children to optimal regimens, and virally unsuppressed to appropriate 2nd-line.
L-R: YAPS training and experience sharing at Kyegegwa Hospital, YAPs completed a PPE training at Kamwenge, Integrated health education and play activities for adolescents during adolescent clinic days at Kyegegwa,
Other achievements registered by the project during the reporting period include;