Nutrition and HIV
Nutrition and HIV
1999-2004 COUNSENUTH was funded by the National Aid Control Program (NACP) of the Ministry of Health to implement nutrition and HIV program in Coast and Dar es Salaam regions; and also to develop a national team of trainers on Nutrition and HIV. The work included development of Kiswahili educational materials on nutrition and HIV, which have been distributed nationally through the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare.
2002-2010 COUNSENUTH was funded by the Rapid Funding Envelop (RFE) for HIV, through Deloitte to implement nutrition and HIV activities in Kilimanjaro, Mbeya and Dodoma. The work also included development of Kiswahili materials for use nationally, and a focus on orphan and vulnerable children.
2005-2010 COUNSENUTH was funded by Global Fund R-4 through Amref/Ministry of Health to implement nutritional care for PLHIV as part of the national care and treatment program for HIV. The aim was to enhance efficacy of treatment through strengthening nutrition and also to connect facility services and community care. Geographical focus was 22 districts in 12 Regions; namely Babati, Bariadi, Kahama, Kilombero, Kilosa, Kilwa, Kyela, Lindi, Nzega, Manyoni, Mbulu, Mpanda, Nkasi, Tanga, Rungwe, Singida, Lushoto, Tarime, Tunduru, Muleba, Biharamulo and Karagwe. In this program, COUNSENUTH sub-granted to 22 CBOs/NGOs. In addition, in collaboration with PharmAccess, COUNSENUTH implemented a nutrition care and support within a HIV program that focused on the Police Force.
2004-2006 COUNSENUTH was part of the TUMAINI program funded by USAID through Care International. This program focused on strengthening home-based care for HIV/AIDS in 5 Regions.
2007-2011COUNSENUTH was a technical partner for TUNAJALI-1 Program, funded by USAID through Deloitte. COUNSENUTH was responsible for strengthening nutrition in the home-based care for HIV/AIDS and vulnerable children. Geographical focus was Coast, Dodoma, Iringa, Morogoro, Mwanza and Singida regions; and Zanzibar.
2008-2013 COUNSENUTH, with funding from Global Fund R-6 implemented a program on nutrition and HIV in Zanzibar. The aim was capacity building for service providers on nutrition care and support for PLHIV and infant and young child feeding in the context of HIV.