ZACH Current Programmes

HIV Care and Treatment Programme

ZACH has partnered with CDC in a 5-year project covering 16 hospitals being supported through President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief(PEPFAR).

 Goal

To Improve and Expand HIV&AIDS prevention, treatment, care services, collection and utilization of surveillance data as well as implementation of evidence based public health interventions within a network of church-related hospitals and clinics and their immediate communities in Zimbabwe.

Objectives

  1. To support high yielding HIV testing services (HTS) strategies
  2. To support strategies leading to improved linkages and enrolment of newly identified PLHIV into care services
  3. To support strategies leading to improved adherence and retention of PLHIV into care and treatment services.
  4. Strengthening clinical management of PLHIV to achieve viral load suppression.
  5. To strengthen the existing M&E systems

ZACH is supporting 85 hospitals and clinics in 15 districts in Mashonaland Central, Mashonaland West, Mashonaland East and Matebeleland North.

HIV, Care and Treatment PEPFAR Supported Districts 

Province Districts
Mashonaland West Hurungwe, Mhondoro, Kadoma, Zvimba, Makonde,
Mashonaland Central Guruve, Mazowe, Mount Darwin
Mashonaland East Harare ,Murewa, Goromonzi
Matabeleland North

 

Tsholotsho ,Lupane ,Nkayi

Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision

ZACH has a running 5 year collaborative agreement with I-TECH(International Training and Education Centre for Health )to scale up VMMC services  .

The project goal is:

To support the national effort to scale up VMMC services in Zimbabwe. ZACH with technical assistance from I-TECH, will implement, monitor and assure quality on VMMC services within 5  districts  in consultation with the MOHCC.

 

Province District Hospital
Midlands Gokwe South Gokwe District Hospital

Kana Hospital

Mberengwa Mnene Hospital

Jeka Clinic

Musume Hospital

Masase Hospital

Mberengwa District Hospital

Masvingo Zaka Ndanga District Hospital

Musiso Hospital

Mash Central Mbire Chitsungo Hospital
Mat North Lupane St Luke’s Hospital

SASA

The programme is being supported by Global Fund through NAC

SASA Model

Is a four phase process

  • Start thinking about violence against women and HIV/AIDS as interconnected issues
  • Raise Awareness about communities’ acceptance of men’s use of power over women, which fuels HIV/AIDS and violence against women
  • Support women and men directly affected by or involved in these issues to change
  • Take Action to prevent HIV/AIDS and violence against women.
  • Piloting the SASA model in 8 hot spot districts (Chimanimani, Mguza, Kwekwe and Umzingwane] plus 4 additional hot spot districts)
  • Engagements and maintenance of 180 Community Champions
  • Advocacy to realign laws on child marriage

One Stop Centre(OSC) Model

  • Establishment of 4 one-stop centres for post violence care for survivors of gender-based violence(Offering medical, legal and psychosocial services either within one location—a hospital or a  stand-alone center or through a referral system that links services).