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WAAF – IHCC participated in the 2017 Municipal Stakeholders Health Review Meeting organized by the Ga East Health Directorate on 5th April, 2018. The meeting took place at the Presbyterian Women’s Centre at Abokobi in the Ga East Municipality of the Greater Accra Region of Ghana. Health facilities within the Municipality that presented an overview of their activities in 2017 included IHCC, Ashongman Community Clinic,...

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The world’s largest HIV conference returns 30 years later to where the AIDS epidemic first emerged in the US. The International AIDS Society (IAS) has announced that San Francisco, California, in partnership with nearby Oakland, will host the 23rd International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2020). This is 30 years after the event was held there at the height of the epidemic in the United States. AIDS 2020 will take place on 6-10 July 2020 and...

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In September 2017 WAAF closed out the Improved Access to LGBT Rights and Health Care project, a joint project in partnership with Human Right Advocacy Center. WAAF objective of the project has been to reach out to LGBT community with free, professional and friendly health services. HIV testing and STI screening and treatment has been focus of services provided from DICs, outreach and through Mobile Clinic services. Mobile Clinic...

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In September 2017 WAAF closed out the first phase (FY2017) of the USAID Strengthening the Care Continuum project. After 10 monthsof project implementation in New Juaben (ER) and Accra Metro (GAR) WAAF can proudly say we made an effort in the fight against the HIV epidemic within the MSM community of Ghana. A total of 1714MSM have been reached with education and prevention messages though the work of Peer Educators in the two...

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The Community System Strengthening (CSS) project is gradually consolidating gains made in enhancing access to and utilisation of TB/HIV health service delivery, particularly in the four (4) regions, thirty-five districts and over 40 ART Sites and numerous communities where implementation is taking place. The second quarter of 2017 saw numerous activities being carried out to ensure the attainment of project outcomes and indicators....

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West Africa AIDS Foundation (WAAF) on January 11, 2017 was officially mentioned as one of the PACF’s implementing partners as a proposal submitted by WAAF for a 2017 to 2020 project was approved by the PACF Board. Grants from ViiV Healthcare’s Positive Action for Children Fund (PACF) are meant to alleviate the impact of HIV and AIDS on women and children’s health by supporting interventions that engage affected communities, developing...

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