PEPFAR's annual planning process is done either at the country (COP) or regional level (ROP).
PEPFAR's programs are implemented through implementing partners who apply for funding based on PEPFAR's published Requests for Applications.
Since 2010, PEPFAR COPs have grouped implementing partners according to an organizational type. We have retroactively applied these classifications to earlier years in the database as well.
Also called "Strategic Areas", these are general areas of HIV programming. Each program area has several corresponding budget codes.
Specific areas of HIV programming. Budget Codes are the lowest level of spending data available.
Expenditure Program Areas track general areas of PEPFAR expenditure.
Subdivisions of Program Areas, these track general higher level sub-classifications of expenditure.
Subdivisions of Major categories, these are the most detailed expenditure data.
Cross-cutting attributions are areas of PEPFAR programming that contribute across several program areas. They contain limited indicative information related to aspects such as human resources, health infrastructure, or key populations programming. However, they represent only a small proportion of the total funds that PEPFAR allocates through the COP process. Additionally, they have changed significantly over the years. As such, analysis and interpretation of these data should be approached carefully. Learn more
PEPFAR sets targets using the Monitoring, Evaluation, and Reporting (MER) System - documentation for which can be found on PEPFAR's website at https://www.pepfar.gov/reports/guidance/. As with most data on this website, the targets here have been extracted from the COP documents. Targets are for the fiscal year following each COP year, such that selecting 2016 will access targets for FY2017. This feature is currently experimental and should be used for exploratory purposes only at present.
Years of mechanism: 2012
NOTE: The following is taken from summaries released by PEPFAR on the PEPFAR Data Dashboard. They are incomplete summary paragraphs only and do not contain the full mechanism details. When the full narratives are released, we will update the mechanism pages accordingly.
The overall goal is to strengthen the HIV/AIDS prevention capability within the Rwanda Defense Forces (RDF) through safe VMMC services. In order to align with GoR priorities to strengthen human resources for health, JHPIEGO helps to transfer VMMC skills and knowledge to the RDF. To mitigate the issues of staff turnover as well as promoting ownership and sustainability, JHPIEGO will work with the RDF to ensure staff retention and replacement planning through a variety of approaches like on-site training, mentorship, and supervision. Task-shifting/sharing will be encouraged as per national standards and international guidance.
The goal is to improve VMMC service provision and increase uptake at 2 military hospitals and 11 brigade clinics through the following: implement quality improvement and control measures and strengthen VMMC service delivery at all RDF facilities; increase the capacity of 100 RDF health providers to deliver safe VMMC services, including the use of new devices such as PrePex; improve HTC within the VMMC package and strengthen referral linkages to other HIV/AIDS and reproductive health services; generate demand for VMMC by reinforcing prevention messaging through counseling and dissemination of IEC materials; align M&E system and health management information for VMMC with the national M&E platform and HMIS; provide routine and outreach VMMC services to males; and ensure project sustainability through capacity building of the DMS and the training of Master Trainers. JHPIEGO will complement other USG IMs that work on VMMC. To promote VMMC, JHPIEGO will use cost effective models to optimize volume and efficiency at public health facilities and mobile VMMC clinics.
Since COP2014, PEPFAR no longer produces narratives for every mechanism it funds. However, PEPFAR has now included performance targets or indicator information for each mechanism based on the Monitoring, Evaluation, and Reporting (MER) system. The MER guidance is available on PEPFAR's website https://www.pepfar.gov/reports/guidance/. Note that COP years 2014-2015 were under a previous version of the MER system and the indicators and definitions may have changed as of the new 2.0 guidance.