Supporting the implementation and scaling of HIV and TB prevention and treatment programs is key for improving the ability of Nigerian state and local health systems.
Strides Toward HIV Epidemic Control in Northern Nigeria .
Project Report | November 30, 2022
The program contributed to epidemic control in Northern Nigeria by improving linkages to care and treatment, improving adherence, and strengthening the capacity of local actors.
The Chemonics implemented USAID Nigeria Strategic HIV/AIDS and TB Response Program (SHARP) TO 03 project contributed greatly to the fight against HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis infection in Nigeria. In addition to achieving all targets across the 95-95-95 cascade, the project strengthened the Nigerian health system by strengthening the capacity of government stakeholders and engaging local organizations in project implementation. By the end of the project, a total of 111,782 people living with HIV were screened for TB, 463 co-infected clients were identified, 91 percent of identified clients were linked to TB treatment, and 45,750 clients were initiated on TPT.