With funding from ViiV Well being Care by the Pregnant Parenting Women (P2G) challenge, the Centre for Infectious Illness Analysis in Zambia (CIDRZ) held a 4-day financial empowerment coaching on the Golden Zambezi Resort in Lusaka.
41 friends from 12 district well being amenities throughout Lusaka have been efficiently skilled beneath the CIDRZ Adolescents well being program. The well being amenities represented embrace; George, Matero, Kanyama Fundamental, Chawama, Kamwala, Chilenje, Chainda Fundamental, Bauleni, Mtendere, Chaise, Chipata and Mandau.
The primary goal of the coaching was to ensure that 2000 HIV pregnant adolescents and adolescent moms aged between 10 to 19 years previous are economically empowered to turn into resilient and unbiased by the provisions of a complete bundle which incorporates: Sexual and Reproductive Well being Rights (SRHR), Abilities Empowerment, Monetary Literacy, Psychological Well being, and Gender Primarily based Violence Counselling Package deal.
This program additionally goals at guaranteeing 95% therapy adherence and viral load suppression of HIV constructive adolescent moms, enrolled on this system, by Tingathe mother-baby pairs by 2024.
P2G beneath the CIDRZ adolescent coaching challenge additionally goals at coaching 500 adolescent moms in management by the Women 4 Women (G4G) mentorship by 2024.
This system is all inclusive as 65% of younger fathers have been concerned in antenatal and postnatal clinic visits for adolescent moms enrolled in this system.
Different matters mentioned on the coaching program embrace:
- Tingathe mannequin
- Index testing
- Adherence counselling
- Elimination Mom to Little one Transition (EMTCT) and Prevention Mom to Little one Transmission (PMTCT)
- Males’s clinic
- District Well being Info System (DHIS2)
Psychological well being in partnership with sturdy Thoughts