About Tegemeza Plus

Tegemeza Plus 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). Tegemeza Plus is a follow-on project to Tegemeza that closed at the end of March 2017.

Tegemeza plus is implemented across the central region Murang’a, Nyeri and Nyandarua counties

Through this project, CHS is contributing to the ambitious 90-90-90 targets to help end the HIV/AIDS epidemic

HIV Status Knowledge

By 2020, 90% of all people living with HIV will know their HIV status

Antiretroviral Therapy

By 2020, 90% of all people with diagnosed HIV infection will receive sustained antiretroviral therapy

Viral Suppression

By 2020, 90% of all people living with HIV will know their HIV status

Our Responses

  • 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
  • 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, boys and male infants, as a critical HIV prevention intervention
  • Information systems management and monitoring and evaluation support

Annual Project Highlights

(As at September 2019)

80 CHS supported health facilities

467 CHS supported health care workers and volunteers in the 87 supported health facilities

First 90

506,374 HIV tests done

Second 90

27,144 people currently on treatment

412 HIV Exposed Infants enrolled within the last 24 months

Overall Treatment Retention Rate – 79%

Children (0-9) – 97%
Adolescents (10-19) – 88%
Youth and Adults (20+) – 79%

Third 90

Overall Viral Suppression Rate: 95%
Children (0-9) – 87%
Adolescents (10-19) – 85%
Youth and Adults (20+) – 96%

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