Community APN testing in Iriri Napak district

The Activity supported 67 public health facilities to offer targeted HIV testing services using nationally approved strategies such as APN, Index testing, SNS and PITC among others. During the quarter, a total of 29,124 individuals were tested for HIV leading to a cumulative achievement of 36% (81,087) of the annual target. Overall, 132 (16.1% of

VMMC Health Education at Kaabong Hospital

During FY24 QTR1, LPHS-Karamoja supported the 8 MOH accredited VMMC sites1 with targets to offer VMMC services.  Further, the activity supported the Kotido and Kaabong Hospitals VMMC teams to train in the Shang Ring device method to provide the service to eligible clients. A total of 3,319 males were circumcised in FY24 QTR1, equivalent to

PMTCT Performance review targeting ADHO MCH and PMTCT focal persons of each facility

LPHS-Karamoja in dynamic collaboration with USAID UHA, Moroto Regional Referral Hospital G2G and district-based mentors, demonstrated unwavering commitment by delivering robust technical assistance and mentorship to elevate the operational capabilities of the 53 target ART health facilities across the nine districts. This collaborative initiative strategically harnessed the national Accelerating Progress in PMTCT and Pediatrics (AP3)


KEY POINTS: In a country where 1.4 million people are living with HIV, women and young women in particular are disproportionately affected. There are many political and cultural barriers which have hindered effective HIV prevention programming in Uganda. As a result, new HIV infections are expected to rise in coming years. While there have been

National Training of Trainers

ANECCA through the support of the global fund has conducted regional trainers of Trainers (TOT) in different countries where persons are engaged in an in-depth competence building training, as Regional Trainers, for all the seven countries. In a bid to roll out the training in-country, ANECCA is continuously   working together with Ministry of Health in the


ANECCA with the support of UNICEF has organized a mentorship session for the people in areas such as Karamoja to improve ways of monitoring HIV testing including Early Infant Diagnosis (EID) and Viral Load (VL) in order to improve identification of new HIV cases in children, adolescents, mothers and other adults. Uganda has established the