In Nairobi County, Kenya, health authorities have taken ground-breaking steps toward reducing the spread of HIV among people who inject drugs.
Ciheb in Kenya staff working on the PACT Endeleza project have identified art therapy as a method to help child and adolescent people living with HIV to address psychosocial and emotional issues.
Ciheb in Kenya is leading a five-year smoking cessation study among HIV-infected people in Nairobi, Kenya. The study is examining how combinations of pharmacological and behavioral interventions may improve the chances of maintaining long-term smoking abstinence.
People who inject drugs are a population who are at higher risk of contracting HIV/AIDS. Since 2014, Ciheb has been helping to establish medically assisted therapy (MAT) clinics in Kenya to mitigate the adverse consequences of drug use and protect public health.
Nairobi City County has been an epicenter of Kenya’s COVID-19 outbreak. It is also where Ciheb's PACT Endeleza project supports facilities that provide HIV testing services. Read how we have responded to the pandemic to ensure continued services.
The Ciheb Zambia team was part of a group that developed a clinical decision support system to guide clinicians through each step of HIV care for pediatric patients.
The Boresha Maabara project has been supporting 108 laboratories in 10 Kenyan counties. The support includes facilitating comprehensive planning so that the labs are able to stay on track in meeting their public health objectives. Recently, the project facilitated a laboratory strategic planning meeting for Nairobi City County.
Ciheb brought the ECHO Project to Nigeria as a pilot initiative in 2018. Today, it is helping expand its utilization among other implementers.