Project title: Community Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission
Location: In five regions (Oromia, Amhara, SNNPR, Tigray and Addis Ababa), in 36 woredas
Project period: October 1, 2012 to September 30, 2013
Project year: October 2009 - September 2014
Project Goal: Increase PMTCT service uptake and case follow up
- To build the capacity of EOTC-DICAC to support and manage community-based PMTCT.
- To increase access to Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (MNCH)/PMTCT services through providing facility and community services and improving bi-directional linkages/referrals between PMTCT/MCH services at the community, health post, health center and hospital level.
- To increase demand for MNCH/PMTCT services through community outreach.
- To improve the quality of community based MNCH/PMTCT services.
Program Components: Capacity building, demand creation and referral linkage
Implementing Agency: HIV and AIDS Prevention & Control Department
Funding agency: USAID/IntraHealth
Budget for the year: 142,885 USD