Detailed Mechanism Funding and Narrative

Details for Mechanism ID: 1300
Country/Region: Caribbean Region
Year: 2008
Main Partner: U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Main Partner Program: NA
Organizational Type: Own Agency
Funding Agency: enumerations.HHS
Total Funding: $2,374,716

Funding for Biomedical Prevention: Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission (MTCT): $19,298

These funds from unallocated will supplement management and staffing activities funded under

Management Base in this program area.

Funding for Biomedical Prevention: Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission (MTCT): $150,000

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Funding for Sexual Prevention: Abstinence/Be Faithful (HVAB): $25,000

Additional funds from unallocated to support management and staffing activities as described in

Management base/US CDC activity table.

Funding for Sexual Prevention: Other Sexual Prevention (HVOP): $428,409

Other Prevention Technical Assistance Costs

This activity covers salary for 3 staff members, technical assistance, travel, and printing of technical

materials to provide support for national other prevention projects. Costs related to workshops are included

in this activity. Funding also covers participation by staff in domestic and international conferences related

to their work and TDY visits by colleagues based in the US in HHS/CDC headquarters.

July 11, 2005: Additional funds added to this approved 2005 COP activity to (a) assist in preparation of a

national HIV prevention conference to identify priority areas, (b) account for initial under-budgeting .

Funding for Care: TB/HIV (HVTB): $25,000

These funds will be used to support a Fellow from the International Experience and Technical Assistance

Program (IETA) for implementation of a project to conduct routine HIV testing of TB patients.

Funding for Prevention: HIV Testing and Counseling (HVCT): $272,417

Counseling and Testing Technical Operations

This activity covers salary, technical assistance, travel, and printing of technical materials to provide support

for the national counseling and testing programs and projects, including work with the MOH. Costs related

to workshops are included in this activity. Funding also covers participation by staff in domestic and

international conferences related to their work and TDY visits by colleagues based in the US in HHS/CDC

headquarters. A portion of the funds will be used to focus on the training of counselors in counseling of

couples.

Funding for Treatment: Adult Treatment (HTXS): $30,000

This funding will supplement existing managment and staffing activities as described in Management Base

activity table in this program area.

Funding for Laboratory Infrastructure (HLAB): $265,000

Laboratory Services Technical Assistance Costs

This activity covers salary, technical assistance, travel, and printing of technical materials to provide support

for laboratory services including work with the MOH. Costs related to workshops are included in this

activity. Funding also covers participation by staff in domestic and international conferences related to their

work and TDY visits by colleagues based in the US in HHS/CDC headquarters.

A portion of funds will be used to support the work of a temporary USG lab section chief with frequent travel

to Francistown to supervise and troubleshoot the Jubilee HIV Laboratory.

Funding for Strategic Information (HVSI): $265,000

Strategic Information/Monitoring and Evaluation Technical Assistance Costs

This activity covers salary, technical assistance, travel, and printing of technical materials to provide support

for the strategic information/monitoring and evaluation activities including work with the MOH. Costs related

to workshops are included in this activity. Funding also covers participation by staff in domestic and

international conferences related to their work and TDY visits by colleagues based in the US in HHS/CDC

headquarters.

Funding for Health Systems Strengthening (OHSS): $341,100

Systems Strengthening Technical Assistance Costs

This activity covers salary, technical assistance, travel, and printing of technical materials to provide support

for human capacity development, workplace management staffing, and other systems strengthening

activities including work with the MOH. Costs related to workshops are included in this activity. Funding

also covers participation by staff in domestic and international conferences related to their work and TDY

visits by colleagues based in the US in HHS/CDC headquarters.

Funding for Management and Operations (HVMS): $553,492

HHS/CDC BOTUSA operations costs Include information technology operations, and other management

costs

Inputs: The USG provides funding

Activities/Outputs: These funds support management and staffing costs including salaries, travel costs,

training, rent, printing, supplies and associated operational costs. Information technology needs are also

included. Various monitoring and evaluation strategies including budget tracking are carried out. Budget

allocations are assessed against priorities in the plan and spending is realigned as needed.

HHS/CDC/BOTUSA IT operations strengthen national HIV/AIDS treatment, prevention and care programs,

and increase uptake in programs, adherence and efficacy. The target in 2004 is that HHS/CDC/BOTUSA

technical information technology backstops all the USG national HIV/AIDS treatment, prevention and care

operations. Various monitoring activities including assessment of software applications will be carried out.

HHS/CDC/BOTUSA will also reimburse the Department of State for support services provided to

HHS/CDC/BOTUSA as per the requirement under ICASS regulations in the Department Of State. Under

ICASS, there is a component of strategic information that will be obtained through ICASS reports that are

funded through routine mission operations. ICASS charges are $819,036.

Outcomes: HHS/CDC/BOTUSA administrative and information technology operations back up all the USG

national and Government of Botswana HIV/AIDS implementation strategies on treatment, prevention and

care operations.

Cross Cutting Budget Categories and Known Amounts Total: $0
Food and Nutrition: Commodities $0