Since 2006, IntraHealth International has worked with our partners in South Sudan to improve access to health services amid civil war, famine, a refugee crisis, and rampant inflation. In collaboration with governmental and nongovernmental agencies, we provide high-quality HIV prevention services, improve access to modern contraceptives, address the country’s shortage of health workers, and work with the South Sudan Ministry of Health to strengthen the health system.
367,661+ people counseled and tested for HIV since 2009
3,000+ women received antiretroviral therapy to prevent mother-to-child HIV transmission since 2009
72,600+ people received family planning services since 2009
Provided HIV testing and counseling services to 367,661+ people in South Sudan since 2009
Provided HIV services to 4,072 female sex workers in South Sudan by reaching out to brothels and lodges, training peer educators, providing contraceptives, enrolling workers in the appropriate treatment, and more.
In 2019, served over 7,500 people in Juba, Nimule, and Yambio, South Sudan, with HIV prevention information and commodities, HIV testing, and linkage to HIV treatment services, sexually transmitted infections screening and treatment, and family planning.
Trained 85 state M&E directors, county M&E officers, state statisticians, data clerks, and facility supervisors in South Sudan to manage HIV data, including collection, analysis, interpretation, and use.
Empowered women who live with HIV in South Sudan through mentor-mother support groups that offer safe spaces, microfinancing opportunities, and strong links to health services, and encourage more couples to seek testing and counseling together.
Expanded access to strategic HIV information in South Sudan by helping the Ministry of Health revise and distribute national HIV data collection and reporting tools, and conducting HIV data analysis to determine the country's epidemiological burden.
Trained 667 health workers in South Sudan in HIV counseling, testing, peer education, prevention, adherence, antiretroviral therapies, mother-to-mother support, monitoring and evaluation, and provider-initiated HIV testing and counseling.