Global Fund HIV and AIDS Grants
Kenya signed HIV and AIDS grants amounting to KShs 25 billion for the fiscal year January 2018 – June 2021. The funding was managed by two Principal Recipients:
• The National Treasury, KShs 17.9 billion
• Kenya Red Cross, KShs 7.1 billion
• HIV Testing Services
• supported care and ART treatment among adults, adolescents, young people and children living with HIV.
• Adherence and retention of clients on ART treatment.
• Elimination of Mother to Child Transmission of HIV (eMTCT) interventions.
• Comprehensive HIV prevention interventions targeting the general population with special emphasis on Adolescents and youth including young women and girls, and Key Populations.
• Address Human rights barriers affecting access and utilization of HIV Services.
• The new grant was used to realize Kenya`s goal adapted from the UN on the 90-90-90-90 targets to ensure that by the year 2020 , 90% of estimated people living with HIV are identified , put on treatment, retained in care and are virally suppressed to improve the quality of life
Kenya is signing Tuberculosis grants amounting to KShs 6.3 billion for January 2018 – June
2021. The funds will be managed by two Principal Recipients:
• The National Treasury, KShs 3.0 billion
• Amref Health Africa, KShs 3.3 billion
• Procurement of TB Medicines, equipment ,diagnostic supplies and therapeutic feeds
• Complement Government efforts by putting about 338,550 new TB cases on treatment by 2021.
• Provision of medicine to 1,890 drug resistance Tuberculosis Cases until June 2021.
• Short term regimen for treatment of Drug resistant TB cases, which has shorten treatment from 24 months to 9 months.
• Capacity Building of Facility and Community Health workers