Period: Sep 2017 - Dec 2021 (Phases 1 & 2) Donor(s): USAID under the U.S President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) Prime Organization: UNAIDS Sub-Contractor: Community Partners International Implementing Partners: Asian Harm Reduction Network, Medical Action Myanmar, Metta Development Foundation, Population Services International Geographic Coverage: Kachin State, Shan State, Sagaing Region, Yangon Region and Mandalay Region, Myanmar Project Coverage: Approx. 73,000 members of key populations
The goal of the USAID HIV/AIDS Flagship (UHF) Project is to increase the number of people from key populations getting tested for HIV, and to accelerate treatment uptake and retention in five high burden areas: Kachin State, Shan State, Sagaing Region, Yangon Region and Mandalay Region. The UHF Project is expanding current PWID coverage for harm reduction services, methadone maintenance treatment (MMT) and community-based care, and is scaling up innovative HIV prevention service delivery for key populations including pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP).
The UHF project is funded by USAID under the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) through UNAIDS Myanmar. UNAIDS is overseeing the project while Community Partners International (CPI) is providing project implementation support and management to four implementing partner organizations.