The African Network for the Care of Children Affected by HIV/AIDS (ANECCA) is a network of clinicians and social scientists across Africa working to improve the quality of health care services for women, children, adolescents, young adults and their families in Africa by strengthening the RMNCAHN platform. ANECCA provides technical assistance to Ministries of Health, designs and implements health projects, produces resource materials for health care providers, and catalyzes innovations to respond to health needs of children, adolescents and their families.
It has built capacity of over 10,000 health workers and improved the lives of over 30,000 children and adolescents across Africa. ANECCA is a not-for-profit non-governmental organization registered in Uganda,Tanzania, Ethiopia, Burkina Faso, Niger and Nigeria.
It has its headquarters in Kampala, Uganda, a sub-regional secretariat in Dakar, Senegal to coordinate projects in French-speaking West and Central African countries and has focal persons in 22 countries. ANECCA has partnered and worked with various ministries of health in the region, 14 international and national level organizations involved in HIV programming and service delivery, and national paediatric associations in East, Central, Southern and West African countries.
This success has generated demand for ANECCA’s services by various direct beneficiaries, partner and collaborating organizations; government and donor funded programs.