LVCT Health

Working with the communities to reach the vulnerable population in Homa bay County

LVCT Vukisha95, engages the communities through holding meetings with the Community Advisory Board (CAB) across five Ministry of Health (MOH) integrated Drop in Centers (DiCEs) and two stand-alone DiCES implementing the Key Population (KP) program across six sub-counties in Homabay County. The meetings seek to review program progress and share feedback with the communities on […]

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Ting’ang’a DREAMS Site Peace Walk and Colour Festival

Recently, the Ting’ang’a Determined, Resilient, Empowered, AIDS-free, Mentored and Safe (DREAMS) site organized a peace walk and a colour festival to urge the community to, exercise political tolerance, respect for one another’s rights and maintenance of peace during the August 9th general elections in the country. The event was well attended by the local administration […]

CDC Learning Expedition to LVCT Vukisha95 project, Homa Bay County

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention global offices (USA, Botswana and Kenya) visited Makongeni Sub-County Hospital in Homa Bay County for a learning expedition on integrating Key Populations HIV prevention services within the Ministry of Health (MOH) mainstream health care services. Makongeni Sub-County Hospital is among the first government-owned facility in Kenya to integrate […]

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From the Ravages of Vulnerability to an Empowered Young Woman

Across Kenya, PEPFAR’s DREAMS (Determined, Resilient, Empowered, AIDS-free, Mentored and Safe) program is helping adolescents and young women lead healthy, HIV-free and safe lives. One such girl is Emily Achieng’ Odhiambo, who joined the program in 2020 when LVCT Health began implementing the life-changing intervention in West Kasipul Ward, Homa Bay County. Growing up in a […]