District Coverage of Health Services (DisCover-Health), Zambia

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Delivering health services to underserved communities through a national network of outreach clinics and sites

Implementing Partner: JSI Research and Training Institute, Palladium Group

USAID Investment: $119,853,775

Contact: Musonda Musonda

Fostering a strong partnership with the Government of Zambia:

  • Installing prefabricated health clinics that include geotechnical testing, foundation work, electrical connections, water and sewerage supply and connections, auxiliary power supplies, stormwater connections, and medical waste management systems
  • Providing HIV services and an array of health services at its outreach sites and clinics, including maternal and child health services
  • Leading a national social behavior and communication change campaign

Supporting the Ministry of Health’s efforts:

  • Training healthcare providers on TB Preventive Therapy, ART, and pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP)
  • Training ART/TB and maternal and child health providers in cervical cancer screening and treatment

Increasing awareness of HIV prevention services and products among at-risk adolescent girls and young women:

  • Working closely with Determined, Resilient, Empowered, AIDS-Free, Mentored and Safe (DREAMS) to provide PrEP as part of layered services to at-risk adolescent girls and young women
Date 
Friday, June 21, 2019 - 1:15pm

Last updated: June 24, 2021