About Shinda Tena
Shinda Tena is a five-year HIV prevention, care and treatment program funded by the US President’s Emergency Program for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Shinda Tena is a follow-on project to Shinda that closed at the end of September 2021.
Shinda Tena is a Swahili for ‘win again’, a project name that shows our continued commitment towards ‘winning the war against HIV/AIDS by achieving epidemic control’ in Siaya county.
Through this project, CHS is contributing to the ambitious 95-95-95 targets to help end the HIV/AIDS epidemic
- Optimisation of HIV testing services to all eligible people in line with national guidelines
- Comprehensive HIV care and treatment for people living with HIV
- Prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV services
- Targetted support and health interventions for Key Populations(FSW and MSM)
- Targetted HIV prevention services among Adolescent Girls and Young Women through the Determined Resilient Empowered AIDS Frees Mentored and Safe (DREAMS) initiative
- Integration of TB/HIV collaborative activities
- Antiretroviral (ART) commodity management and support
- Strengthening laboratory systems to support quality monitoring of all people living with HIV
- Promoting and scaling up voluntary medical male circumcision among men and boys, as a critical HIV prevention intervention
- Information systems management and monitoring and evaluation support