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18 Aug 2016 description

SHARP strategies for outreach success in high-risk environments


A sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) programme in Kenya and Uganda exceeded its target reach of men who have sex with men (MSM) by nearly three times thanks to innovative ways of working.

The experience of using non-traditional outreach models to provide sexual health services to MSM is offering valuable lessons.

01 Jun 2016 description

An appraisal of community-led HIV prevention and care interventions for men who have sex with men (MSM) in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Zimbabwe offers key tips for practical success when implementing sexual health and rights programmes in sub-Saharan Africa.

10 Dec 2015 description

A three year programme aimed at effectively reducing the spread and impact of HIV among men who have sex with men in East Africa ends this month. What lessons can be learnt by others doing similar work?

Last week at the International Conference on AIDS and STIs in Africa (ICASA) in Zimbabwe, representatives of African key population groups were stopped at the airport on arrival and divested of their materials which were intended for distribution at the conference.

01 Nov 2012 description

The overall number of new TB cases is gradually declining globally, yet the number of multi-drug resistant TB (MDR-TB) incidenced is alarmingly on the rise, meaning progress made in the TB response is at risk of being undermined.

27 Jun 2012 description

This booklet provides an overview of the Alliance's impact in 2011. It also presents case studies to illustrate our work with communities and individuals and how, with support from Alliance partners, they can change their lives.

27 Jun 2011 description

Kanco has intensified its campaign to fight tuberculosis stigma by involving religious leaders in Kenya's TB response.

Stigma has been one of the major drawbacks in the efforts to prevent and control the spread of TB. Religious leaders can often make an important contribution to the fight against stigma in their communities which is why KANCO gathered them together to face this challenge.

05 Jul 2010 description

Thursday is breastfeeding mothers' clinic at the Blue House clinic in Mathare, a slum area of Nairobi where it is muddy or dusty, depending on the season.

Pouring out the fruity porridge that is served to the women as they wait is "mentor mother" Benta Nyipolo.