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.
Expenditure Sub-Program Areas track more specific PEPFAR expenditures.
Object classes provide highly specific ways that implementing partners are spending PEPFAR funds on programming.
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
Beneficiary Expenditure data identify how PEPFAR programming is targeted at reaching different populations.
Sub-Beneficiary Expenditure data highlight more specific populations targeted for HIV prevention and treatment interventions.
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 Husika project is a strategic investment in evidence-based key population (KP) programming within the context of a generalized epidemic. The primary KP target groups are female sex workers (FSW) and men ho have sex with men (MSM), though they also work with male clients of FSW and women engaged in transactional sex (WETS). The four key objectives are: i) an increase in condom use; ii) a reduction in the burden of curable sexually transmitted infections (STIs); iii) empowerment and meaningful engagement of KPs within the program; and iv) an increase in access to services for testing, care, support, and treatment.
Husika supports biomedical interventions by promoting the uptake of services, addressing behavioral barriers to use of services and establishing strong referrals to HIV testing and counseling (HTC), STIs, and Care and Treatment services. Structural interventions are implemented that address stigma and discrimination and advocate for an environment supportive of healthy sexual behaviors and gender norms. Husika's activities are in line with the Partnership Framework and GHI strategies. Husika is active in seven regions.
PSI has maximized cost efficiencies through collaboration with the Global Fund. This includes cost-sharing on operational costs, research, and targeted interventions. Husika is also building the capacity of local CBOs to provide services and create a sustainable knowledge base of peer educators. All CBO sub-partners receive mentorship for gender and advocacy. A local sub-partner implements activities for street- and brothel-based FSW. M&E includes using unique identifier codes to track interpersonal communication activities and access to health services, and customer satisfaction surveys to monitor quality of services.
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.
This mechanism has no published performance targets or indicators.