Global Fund National Aligned
HIV/AIDS Initiative (GF NAHI)
Funded by: Global Fund | Duration: January 2021 – December 2023
The Global Fund supported and FHI 360 implemented National Aligned HIV & AIDS Initiative (NAHI) Grant is supporting HIV prevention, treatment and care programs targeting the General & Key Populations in 17 Nigerian States. One of the interventions to deliver priority services to key populations is through the One Stop Shop (OSS).
Locations of operation
19+1 states – the grant geographical coverage and key intervention areas:
- Anti Retroviral Therapy (ART) intervention in 2 states: Anambra & Ebonyi
- Adolescent Girls and Young Women (AGYW) intervention in 3 states: Abia, Taraba & Anambra
- Key Population (KP) intervention in 13 states: Oyo, Kaduna, Kano, Gombe, Edo, Abia, Imo, Taraba, Anambra, Kwara, Plateau & Ebonyi)
- Gap filling Harm Reduction intervention in 7 states: FCT, Nasarawa, Benue, Cross River, Akwa-Ibom, Rivers & Lagos
Attain and maintain HIV epidemic control among at-risk adult men, women and priority populations
Attain and maintain HIV epidemic control among key populations
Improve program management, health information systems, human resources for health and HIV financing solutions to attain and maintain epidemic control
Support the transition of direct funding and implementation to capable local partners to meet PEPFAR’s goal of providing 70 percent of its funding to local partners by 2020
- Optimization of services uptake at site-level (HTS, SNT/PNT, Linkage to Care, Initiation on ART, PMTCT, TB/HIV and ART).
- Optimization of HIV care cascades and clinical management processes for improved treatment outcomes (e.g. TB screening, TB/HIV Management, EID and Viral Load Monitoring and use of the results in clinical decision making)
- Optimization of defaulter client tracking and retention on HIV Care and treatment for both the general population and KPs.
- Gap filling for harm reduction in seven states currently supported by PEPFAR ( PAAR)
- Targeted implementation for adolescent girls and young population in two states (PAAR)