The ACTION to Sustain Precision and Integrated HIV Response towards Epidemic Control (ASPIRE) project that we implement is funded by the US President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) through the US Centers for Disease Prevention and Control (CDC).
The project is currently focused in four states, Nasarawa State, Rivers State, Kastina State, and the Federal Capital Territory. It is aimed at
Clients receive antiretroviral drugs through a community ART group, a “Differentiated Model of Care” arrangement to ease access to HIV medications.
ASPIRE project provides the following services in the health facilities we support: HIV Testing Services (HTS), laboratory diagnosis and tracking of status of people living with HIV, prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission (PMTCT) of HIV, Anti-retroviral Treatment (ART) for adult and children (including pregnant women), care and support for people living with HIV/AIDS and people affected by HIV/AIDS, monitoring and evaluation of patients and program progress, support to Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC), Gender-Based Violence (GBV) support services and training in all the above areas.
ASPIRE project is a follow on project to ACHIEVE (2017-2022), ACTIONPlusUp (2012 -2017), ACTIONPlus (2010-2012), and AIDS Care and Treatment in Nigeria (ACTION) projects (2004 to 2010).