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

HIV Status Knowledge

By 2030, 95% of all people living with HIV will know their HIV status

Antiretroviral Therapy

By 2030, 95% of all people with diagnosed HIV infection will receive sustained antiretroviral therapy

Viral Suppression

By 2030, 95% of all people receiving antiretroviral therapy will have achieved viral suppression

The project supports the Siaya County Department of Health in the delivery and expansion of quality HIV services, specifically:

Our Response

  • 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

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