FIVE YEARS OF IMPLEMENTATION; FIVE YEARS OF GROWTH ‘HIV- Free Northwest and Southwest Project’

For five years, the CBC Health Board has been implementing a Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission of HIV (PMTCT) project dubbed ‘HIV-Free Northwest and Southwest project’. Funded by the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief through the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC/PEPFAR), the project which started in 2011 had 7 objectives geared towards quality PMTCT services; increasing the percentages of Pregnant Women (PW) tested for HIV and who know their results, PW living with HIV who receive ARV prophylaxis according to the National guidelines, HIV Exposed Infants…

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