Project Title: USAID Strengthening the Care Continuum


Project Duration: October 2021 to September 2022 (FY22)

WAAF has been implementing the Care Continuum Project since September 2018 till date

Funding Agency/ Donor: USAID through John Snow Incorporated (JSI)

Implementing partners: List them below

  1. West Africa AIDS Foundation (WAAF)
  2. Hope for Future Generation (HFFG)
  3. Rural Aid Alliance Foundation (RAAF)
  4. Maritime Life Precious Foundation (MLPF)
  5. Life Relief Foundation (LRF)
  8. Pro Link
  9. Worldwide International Youth Organization (WIYO)
  10. Hope for All Foundation (HOFA)


Project Goal: is to support the Government of Ghana and its partners to scale up high-quality, comprehensive HIV interventions to all populations and advance a regional response to achieve epidemic control in the Western region and SWM of the Western North region of Ghana.


Project Objectives:

  • Scale-up effective case-finding, linkage to ART, and retention modalities to achieve epidemic control in the Western region and Sefwi Wiawso Municipal of Western North region by September 2022.
  • Demonstrate strategies to achieve 95-95-95 epidemic control targets at the national level.


Target population: General Population and Key Population (MSM/FSW)

Implementation Areas: Ellembelle District, Jomoro Municipal and Nzema East Municipal.

Project Target:

MSM                                      FSW                           GP                 

Reach 657                               549                              3508

Test 329                                  300                              3508

Positive 44                              21                                199

ART 42                                   19                                196

PrEP 189                                 158

 Key Project actors:


  • Ghana AIDS Commissions Technical Support Unit, Western Region
  • National AIDS/STI Control Program (NACP)
  • Ghana Health Service (GHS)
  • Regional, Municipal and District Health Directorates and HIV focal persons
  • NAP+ regional team
  • Other CSO partners working in the region


  • Social Welfare Department
  • Commission for Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ)
  • Domestic Violence Victim Support Unit

(DOVVSU)/Ghana Police Service

       10)  Traditional leaders and interest group


Volunteers: Peer Educators, Case Managers, Peer Mobilizers.

Key Areas for the Intervention:

  1. Prevention
  2. HIV Testing Services
  3. Linking to Treatment
  4. Adherence to Treatment
  5. Retention in care to achieve viral suppression