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Academic Model Providing Access to Healthcare (AMPATH)

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The Academic Model Providing Access to Healthcare is one of Africa’s largest, most comprehensive and effective HIV/AIDS control systems. Moi University School of Medicine, Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital and a consortium of North American academic health centers led by Indiana University School of Medicine work together in partnership to deliver health services, conduct health research and develop leaders in health care for both North America and Africa. AMPATH has enrolled more than 120,000 HIV-infected adults and children, and has launched an innovative home counseling and testing program with health providers going door-to-door in rural communities to enroll and register community members, counsel individuals regarding malaria and HIV, deliver insecticide-treated bed nets and de-worming medicine and test individuals for HIV. Robust programs have been initiated to prevent mother-to-child transmission of HIV; build self-sufficiency through skills training, small business loans and an agricultural cooperative; help orphans and vulnerable children; and fight hunger through high-production and demonstration farms. Today, the system this partnership has created to combat HIV/AIDS is expanding its scope to include delivery of essential primary care services and control of communicable diseases and noncommunicable chronic illnesses.

IN BRIEF
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Headquarters
Eldoret, Kenya

Initiatives
Kenya

Founded
1989

In partnership with Abbott since
2001

Kenya's most comprehensive initiative to combat HIV and a working model of urban and rural HIV preventive and treatment services.

 

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