Afya II, Improving ART care adherence, A Cash Transfer and Food Assistance Program
This project tests the increasingly recognized fact that financial incentives and food security can motivate behavior change and improve outcomes along the HIV care continuum.
This multiphased five years implementation research project tests these two concepts of providing food assistance and cash transfer to PLHIV in rural Tanzania.
The initial phases of the project has demonstrated that Short-term cash and food transfers both promisingly increases adherence and retention among food insecure treatment initiates compared to nutritional assessment and Counseling which is the standard of care in Tanzanian context. Our initial learnings shows us that, interventions’ early benefits on retention are nearly maintained at 12 months, 6 months after the cash/food transfers have ended.
The project continue to follow up the beneficiaries using community based coordinators to track ong term benefits of the interventions
This is an initiative designed in response to the dual threats of HIV infection and unintended pregnancy among Adolescent girls and young women (ages 15-24).
Youths & adolescent (10-25yrs) account for more than two thirds of the Tanzania’s population. This necessitates investments that facilitate youth empowerment
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Gender in Health SGBV are pervasive problems in Tanzania which disproportionately affects women and children at different magnitude, in local geographies. The problem is driven by the negative social norms enshrined in local traditions, values and religious beliefs....