Detailed Mechanism Funding and Narrative

Years of mechanism: 2010 2011

Details for Mechanism ID: 9728
Country/Region: Tanzania
Year: 2011
Main Partner: Catholic Relief Services
Main Partner Program: NA
Organizational Type: FBO
Funding Agency: HHS/HRSA
Total Funding: $13,782,486

Funding for Care: Adult Care and Support (HBHC): $2,094,569

These funds will be used to maintain and strengthen provision of integrated high-quality HIV care and support aimed at extending and optimizing quality of life for PLHIV from the time of diagnosis throughout the continuum of illness. This will be achieved through enhanced diagnosis and management of opportunistic infections, pain and symptom management, intergration with other key services (PMTCT, RCH, FP, TB etc). Ensure referral and tracking systems are strengthened to minimize the loss to follow-up of pre-ART and ART clients through improving linkages between health facilities and the community. Support and extend nutritional assessment and counseling in all supported sites. CRS will intergrate and expand Positive Prevention services in all supported facilities while building the capacity of local government and civil society for sustainable service provision for PLWHA. Provide continued support, strengthen coordination and collaboration mechanisms between partners in operational regions. The services will be provided in 28 districts in Mwanza, Mara, Manyara and Tanga regions.

Funding for Treatment: Adult Treatment (HTXS): $8,309,052

CRS will focus on high Quality HIV services at existing sites by reducing retention gaps through identification of problems and, and it will identify strategies that will lead to increased retention of patients on ART. CRS will continue capacity building and provision of technical assistance to the identified local partners in order to transition ART service delivery to regional ownership. Focus more on clinical mentorship, supportive supervision and consolidation of in-service ART trainings in the zonal training centers. Partner works in 28 districts of Mwanza, Manyara, Mara and Tanga and currently covers 31,910 patients.

Funding for Biomedical Prevention: Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission (MTCT): $3,378,865

$100,000 will be directed to CSSC to implement PMTCT and improve MCH services (see PF package): The PF funds will support the implementing partner (IP) to meet the objective of scaling-up quality PMTCT services by:-

(1) Strengthening the linkages and referrals of HIV+ women and children to care and treatment services and other health and community programs

(2) Integrating PMTCT and ART

(3) Having the partner complement FP and Focused Antenatal Care (FANC)

(4) Having the PMTCT partner complement Emergency Obstetric Care (EmOC) package

(5) Having the partner complement Newborn Health package.

(6) Supporting EID transportation of samples including DBS and sending back the results to the clients.

(7) Improving infrastructure through construction and renovation (8) Improving the procurement of MCH-related equipment, drugs and supplies through a central procurement system

(9) Strengthening M&E systems to track and document the impact of the PMTCT program

(10) Providing training and improving retention rates of health care workers

(11) Strengthening and expanding interventions to improve maternal and child survival

(12) Supporting new activities such as Cervical cancer screening

(13) Creating community demand

Subpartners Total: $0
Amani-Bulwa Health Centre: NA
Anglican Church (Various Dioceses): NA
Catholic Church (Various Dioceses): NA
Babati Regional Hospital: NA
Bombo Regional Hospital: NA
Bugando Medical Centre: NA
Bukima Health Centre: NA
Bukumbi Mission Hospital: NA
Bumbuli Mission Hospital: NA
Bunda Designated District Hospital: NA
Bungu Health Centre: NA
Butiama Hospital: NA
Buzuruga Health Centre: NA
Bweri Health Centre: NA
Bwisya Health Centre: NA
Christian Social Services Commission: NA
Coptic Medical Centre: NA
Dareda Mission Hospital: NA
Dongobesh Dispensary: NA
Emboreti Hospital: NA
Engusero Dispensary: NA
Evangelical Lutheran Church in Tanzania (Various Dioceses): NA
Geita District Hospital: NA
Hale Health Centre: NA
Hanang Tumaini District Hospital: NA
Handeni District Hospital: NA
Hydom Lutheran Hospital: NA
Hindu Union: NA
Ikizu Health Centre: NA
IMA World Health: NA
Kabuku Health Centre: NA
Kanisa La Mennonite Tanzania: NA
Katunguru Health Centre: NA
Kharumwa Health Centre: NA
Kiagata Health Centre: NA
Kibara Mission Hospital: NA
Kijungu Dispensary: NA
Kilindi District Hospital: NA
Kilombero Health Centre: NA
Kinesi Health Centre: NA
Kisesa Health Centre: NA
Kisorya Health Centre: NA
District Hospital, Kiteto: NA
Korogwe District Hospital: NA
Kowak Health Centre: NA
Kwangwa Dispensary: NA
Kwediboma Health Centre: NA
Lushoto District Hospital: NA
Magoma Health Centre: NA
Magu District Hospital: NA
Makongoro Health Centre: NA
Makorora Health Centre: NA
Manyamanyama Health Centre: NA
Maramba Health Centre: NA
Matui Dispensary: NA
Mbulu District Hospital: NA
Mererani Health Centre: NA
Misasi Health Centre: NA
Misungwi District Hospital: NA
Mkata Health Centre: NA
Mkinga Health Centre: NA
Mkula Hospital: NA
Mkuzi Health Centre: NA
Mombo Health Centre: NA
Msitu wa Tembo Dispensary: NA
District Hospital, Muheza: NA
Murangi Health Centre: NA
Musoma Regional Hospital: NA
Mwananchi Hospital: NA
Mwangika Health Centre: NA
Mwera Health Centre: NA
Naberera Health Centre: NA
Nasa Health Centre: NA
Ngamiani Health Centre: NA
Ngorika Dispensary: NA
Ngudu District Hospital: NA
Nyakahoja Dispensary: NA
Nyakaliro Health Centre: NA
Nyamagana District Hospital: NA
Nyamongo Health Centre: NA
Nyasho Health Centre: NA
Nyerere Designated District Hospital: NA
Nyumba ya Mungu Dispensary: NA
Nzera Health Centre: NA
Orkesemet KKT Hospital: NA
Pangani District Hospital: NA
Pongwe Health Centre: NA
RAO Hospital: NA
Safi Medics Health Centre: NA
Sekou-Toure Regional Hospital: NA
Sengerema Designated District Hospital: NA
Shirati Mission Hospital: NA
Simanjiro: NA
Sirari Health Centre: NA
St. Raphael Health Centre: NA
Sumve Mission Hospital: NA
Tanga Central Health Centre: NA
Tarime District Hospital: NA
Palladium Group (formerly Futures Group): NA
Tumaini Health Centre: NA
Tunguli Health Centre: NA
Ukerewe District Hospital: NA
University of Maryland: NA
Cross Cutting Budget Categories and Known Amounts Total: $9,129,274
Construction/Renovation $78,000
Human Resources for Health $9,038,274
Water $13,000
Key Issues Identified in Mechanism
Addressing male norms and behaviors
End-of-Program Evaluation
Increasing gender equity in HIV/AIDS activities and services
Increasing women's access to income and productive resources
Child Survival Activities
Safe Motherhood