HIV/AIDS

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HIV/AIDS remain a major Public Health and developmental problem in Kenya, with an estimated 7.4% prevalence (Kenya AIDS Indicator Survey, 2007). Currently, Kenya’s focus includes preventing new infections; improving the quality of life of people infected or affected by HIV and mitigating its socio economic impact. KRCS was the first agency to respond to the HIV pandemic by providing HIV testing services in the early 1980s (KRCS HIV/AIDS Strategic Plan, 2005 – 2009).

HIV/AIDS remain a major Public Health and developmental problem in Kenya, with an estimated 7.4% prevalence (Kenya AIDS Indicator Survey, 2007). Currently, Kenya’s focus includes preventing new infections; improving the quality of life of people infected or affected by HIV and mitigating its socio economic impact. KRCS was the first agency to respond to the HIV pandemic by providing HIV testing services in the early 1980s (KRCS HIV/AIDS Strategic Plan, 2005 – 2009).

HIV/AIDS remain a major Public Health and developmental problem in Kenya, with an estimated 7.4% prevalence (Kenya AIDS Indicator Survey, 2007). Currently, Kenya’s focus includes preventing new infections; improving the quality of life of people infected or affected by HIV and mitigating its socio economic impact. KRCS was the first agency to respond to the HIV pandemic by providing HIV testing services in the early 1980s (KRCS HIV/AIDS Strategic Plan, 2005 – 2009).

Over the years, KRCS has made contributions notably prevention of new infections through Peer Education and behaviour change communication; Support to People Living with HIV (PLHIVs) and Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVCs) through Community Home Based Care (CHBC), Psychological support and mitigating socio economic impacts. Currently, KRCS is the Non State Actors Principal Recipient for the Global Fund HIV/AIDS Round 10 Grant.

 

KRCS’ HSS Department’s focus in 2012 is prevention of new infections among Most at Risk and vulnerable populations; Support to PLHIV through CHBC and ART; and mitigating socio economic impacts of HIV/AIDS.Over the years, KRCS has made contributions notably prevention of new infections through Peer Education and behaviour change communication; Support to People Living with HIV (PLHIVs) and Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVCs) through Community Home Based Care (CHBC), Psychological support and mitigating socio economic impacts. Currently, KRCS is the Non State Actors Principal Recipient for the Global Fund HIV/AIDS Round 10 Grant.

 

KRCS’ HSS Department’s focus in 2012 is prevention of new infections among Most at Risk and vulnerable populations; Support to PLHIV through CHBC and ART; and mitigating socio economic impacts of HIV/AIDS.HIV/AIDS remain a major Public Health and developmental problem in Kenya, with an estimated 7.4% prevalence (Kenya AIDS Indicator Survey, 2007). Currently, Kenya’s focus includes preventing new infections; improving the quality of life of people infected or affected by HIV and mitigating its socio economic impact. KRCS was the first agency to respond to the HIV pandemic by providing HIV testing services in the early 1980s (KRCS HIV/AIDS Strategic Plan, 2005 – 2009).


Over the years, KRCS has made contributions notably prevention of new infections through Peer Education and behaviour change communication; Support to People Living with HIV (PLHIVs) and Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVCs) through Community Home Based Care (CHBC), Psychological support and mitigating socio economic impacts. Currently, KRCS is the Non State Actors PrincipalRecipient for the Global Fund HIV/AIDS Round 10 Grant. KRCS’ HSS Department’s focus in 2012 is prevention of new infections among Most at Risk and vulnerable populations; Support to PLHIV through CHBC and ART; and mitigating socio economic impacts of HIV/AIDS.Over the years, KRCS has made contributions notably prevention of new infections through Peer Education and behaviour change communication; Support to People Living with HIV (PLHIVs) and Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVCs) through Community Home Based Care (CHBC), Psychological support and mitigating socio economic impacts. Currently, KRCS is the Non State Actors PrincipalRecipient for the Global Fund HIV/AIDS Round 10 Grant. KRCS’ HSS Department’s focus in 2012 is prevention of new infections among Most at Risk and vulnerable populations; Support to PLHIV through CHBC and ART; and mitigating socio economic impacts of HIV/AIDS.HIV/AIDS remain a major Public Health and developmental problem in Kenya, with an estimated 7.4% prevalence (Kenya AIDS Indicator Survey, 2007). Currently, Kenya’s focus includes preventing new infections; improving the quality of life of people infected or affected by HIV and mitigating its socioe conomic impact. KRCS was the first agency to respond to the HIV pandemic by providing HIV testing services in the early 1980s (KRCS HIV/AIDS Strategic Plan, 2005 – 2009). Over the years, KRCS has made contributions notably prevention of new infections through Peer Education and behaviour change communication; Support to People Living with HIV (PLHIVs) and Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVCs) through Community Home Based Care (CHBC), Psychological support and mitigating socio economic impacts. Currently, KRCS is the Non State Actors Principal
Recipient for the Global Fund HIV/AIDS Round 10 Grant. KRCS’ HSS Department’s focus in 2012 is prevention of new infections among Most at Risk and vulnerable populations; Support to PLHIV through CHBC and ART; and mitigating socio economic impacts of HIV/AI
 
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