Name of the organization
HIV and AIDS, Tuberculosis
1. Family Package: Launched in 2001 by the First Lady Jeannette Kagame, the Family Package programme offers comprehensive HIV/AIDS services to families affected by and infected with the HIV virus. This programme was created as a response to the severe HIV/AIDS epidemic affecting the Rwandan society.
Family Package provides various services such as Elimination of Mother to Child Transmission (EMTCT) of HIV/AIDS, family planning, nutritional balance, and psychosocial support, among many others. The programme is implemented in 27 health centres through peer educators who help sensitize beneficiaries on proper care and treatment of HIV. 73,700 young people sensitized to be voluntarily tested for HIV. 26,647 women were received under the PMTCT programme in 32 health facilities.
2. Mountain Movers: was launched in 2011 as a programme aimed at reducing HIV infections among youth aged between 15 and 24 years, as well as creating awareness on tuberculosis (TB). Parents and children are involved in special communication forums teaching them to have open and constructive conversations on sexual matters. The programme uses awareness campaigns to provide information on HIV and TB through services provided in health centres. 17,862 young people aged 15 - 24 benefited in HIV and STIs voluntary counseling and testing. 54,000 young boys and girls reached by peer educators during community sensitizations on HIV prevention.
3. ASRH&R: Started in 2010, the ASRH&R programme promotes positive behaviour among in and out of school adolescents aged 10 to 24 years old. The programme pairs health centres, school clubs and youth organisations to provide youth friendly services through peer educators, to help raise awareness about HIV/AIDS, as well as reducing the risk of unwanted pregnancies. 293,652 youth and adolescents have accessed ASRH youth friendly services, including STI and HIV screening and treatment, contraceptive methods, ante and post-natal counselling and male circumcision. 6,183 peer educators; 190 health care providers trained in ASRH&R topics
Youth between the age of 10-24 in 3 districts. It has a time frame of 3 years that could be renewed.