Capacity Strengthening to Support Provision of High Quality and Evidence-based HIV Prevention, Care and Treatment Services to Staff and Family Members of the Kenya Prisons Services Staff, Family Members, and Prisoners in Kenya and Program Transition to Government of Kenya, Prisons Services, under the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief
Grant Amount: Approximate Current Fiscal Year Funding: $2,500,000; Approximate Total Project Period Funding: $20,000,000.
The purpose of this FOA is to strengthen capacity and fund existing activities to support Kenya Prisons Services in providing and implementing effective and efficient HIV prevention, care and treatment services as well as transition implementation and management of HIV prevention, care and treatment services to Kenya Prisons Services institutions. Program outcomes listed by objective will include: (1) Providing optimal HIV combination prevention services to more than 80% of prisoners by 2018. Services should include HIV testing and counseling (HTC) linkage to care, positve health dignity and prevention (PHDP), use of ARV drugs based prevention for discordant couples and other populations as per the Kenyan guidelines, PMTCT, voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC), and evidenace-informed behavioral interventions (EBI). (2) Providing optimal HIV age-appropriate combination prevention services to more than 80% of Kenya Prisons Services staff and their families by 2018. Services should include HTC linkage to care, PHDP, use of ARV drugs based prevention for discordant couples and other populations as per the Kenyan guidelines, PMTCT, VMMC, and EBI. (3) Providing comprehensive HIV care and treatment services in accordance with Kenya’s care and treatment guidelines in health facilities reaching more than 80% of HIV infected prisoners by 2018. (4) Providing comprehensive HIV care and treatment services in accordance with Kenya’s care and treatment guidelines in health facilities reaching more than 80% of HIV infected Kenya Prisons Services staff, their families, and the surrounding community as determined on a case by case basis by 2018. (5) Providing technical assistance and capacity building to allow program transition to Kenya Prisons Services institutions through incremental transitioning of tasks and funding to full transition by 2018. This announcement is only for non-research activities supported by CDC.
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Approximate Current Fiscal Year Funding: $2,500,000. Approximate Total Project Period Funding: $20,000,000 (This amount is an estimate, and is subject to availability of funds and includes direct costs for international organizations or direct and indirect costs for domestic grantees for all years.)
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