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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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West Africa AIDS Foundation’s (WAAF) Community Systems Strengthening Project (CSS) is to provide contact tracing for health facilities registered Tuberculosis (TB) clients. TB Contact Tracing is by national guidelines to be done for each positive TB client. Due to recent amendment in the TB funding resulting in limited resources for health facilities to conduct these necessary and important activities, many facilities put the contact...

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Interns of the West Africa AIDS Foundation (WAAF) embarked on a massive education and sensitization event with the aim of ensuring the community where WAAF and IHCC are located were not left out. They distributed IEC materials, answered questions from community members as part of WAAFs initiatives to commemorate World AIDS Day 2016. Combing the streets, market places and taxi rank of Haatso, the students interacted with community...

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WAAF Holds HIV/AIDS Candle Night

WAAF Holds HIV/AIDS Candle Night


Posted on Apr 21, 2018

The West Africa AIDS Foundation (WAAF) in collaboration with the Accra Diamond Lions Club organized HIV/AIDS Candle Night at Haatso, in the Ga-East Municipal Assembly on 30th November, 2016 to commemorate the 2016 World AIDS Day celebration. HIV/AIDS Candle Night plays a significant role in relation to World AIDS Day celebration as a time of remembering those who have died from HIV/AIDS. More so, the evening served as a reminder that...

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GAC LAUNCHES 2016 WORLD AIDS DAY

GAC LAUNCHES 2016 WORLD AIDS DAY


Posted on Apr 21, 2018

The Ghana AIDS Commission (GAC) on November 1, 2016 launched the 2016 World AIDS Day on the theme: “90-90-90: Providing comprehensive integrated services for all towards free an HIV-Free generation” at Ashaley Botwe Old Town Park in Accra. The aim is to ensure that efforts are strengthened in the treatment of all persons who are infected with HIV, as well as addressing the needs of all others to prevent new infections. The World AIDS...

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The West Africa AIDS Foundation (WAAF) and the International Health Care Center (IHCC), two organizations in Ghana continue to be determined in their efforts to fight TB. As a result they have intensified Active TB Case Finding efforts. Although a health facility, you will find a team of medical personnel twice a week getting ready for their TB outreach as they call it. Equipped with IEC materials, the official NTP screening tool and...

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