Detailed Mechanism Funding and Narrative

Years of mechanism: 2010 2011

Details for Mechanism ID: 9684
Country/Region: Tanzania
Year: 2010
Main Partner: Harvard University
Main Partner Program: Harvard School of Public Health
Organizational Type: University
Funding Agency: HHS/HRSA
Total Funding: $7,400,600

Funding for Care: Adult Care and Support (HBHC): $2,167,911

Maintain and strengthen provision of integrated high-quality care and support for PLWHA aimed at extending and optimizing quality of life from the time of diagnosis throughout the continuum of illness. Harvard will intergrate Positive prevention services, supporting nutritional assessment and counseling in all supported facilities, build the capacity of local government and civil society for sustainable delivery of services for PLWHA. Strengtherning coordination and collaboration mechanisms between partners and Ministry of Health. The services will be provided in 3 districts in Dar es salaam region

Funding for Treatment: Adult Treatment (HTXS): $2,653,482

Maintain Quality HIV services at existing sites and scaling up to cover private hospitals and previously underserved areas. This will be accomplished through regular supportive supervision, clinical and nutrition mentoring, patient monitoring, and ensuring uninterrupted supply of drugs and reagents through cental procurement mechanism,Capacity building to local partners in financial accountability, technical support, program oversight and M&E. Additional funds will be used for supplies and providing technical assistance to University and zonal institutions (UTAP). Partner works in 3 districts of Dar-es-Salaam and currently covers 26215 on treatment.

Funding for Care: Pediatric Care and Support (PDCS): $275,721

Maintain and improve quality of existing pediatric HIV Care services. This will be achieved through provisison of CTX, Screening and Treatment for OIs, Nutritional Assessment and support and Linkages with other programs such as OVC and HBC, PMTC, TB/HIV. The services will be provided in Dar es Salaam

Funding for Treatment: Pediatric Treatment (PDTX): $1,102,886

Maintain and improve quality of existing pediatric HIV services. This will be achieved through support supervision visits, inservice training including on site mentorship, infrastructure devolopment and supplies of essential commodities including drugs. The work will occur in Dar. No additional funds

Funding for Biomedical Prevention: Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission (MTCT): $900,600

Implement PMTCT activities in Dar es Salaam has 3 districts and a HIV

Prevalence of 10.9. with a High HIV prevalence and high volume sites but less than 50% coverage, roll out MECR, implement M and E and Computerised M&E system. Implement PMTCT and improve MCH and PMTCT services (see PF package)

Funding for Care: TB/HIV (HVTB): $300,000

Continue implementing activities to reduce burden of TB among PLHIV. This will be achieved through close collaboration with Global Fund , PASADA and PATH, mentoring, on job training and regular supportive supervision, strenthen referral and linkages. Service will continue being provided in 3 districts in Dar es salaam region

Subpartners Total: $0
Dar es Salaam City Council: NA
Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences: NA
Key Issues Identified in Mechanism
Increasing gender equity in HIV/AIDS activities and services
Family Planning