USAID Health Care Improvement Project (HCI) | Kenya
Funded by: The President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief through the US Agency for International Development
Project Duration: 2009 to present
8 provinces - Nairobi, Nyanza, Rift Valley, Coast, Eastern,
North Eastern, Western, and Central
The Government of Kenya’s Ministry of Gender, Children and
Social Development and Ministry of Public Health and Sanitation, Jhpiego,
African Medical and Relief Foundation (AMREF), FHI, Catholic Relief Services (CRS),
Pathfinder International, ChildFund International, Food for the Hungry, PATH
and World Vision.
PEPFAR funding, URC is supporting the Ministry of Gender, Children, and Social
Development and its partners to improve the quality of services provided to
orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) countrywide through the development and
piloting of standards for OVC programs.
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the national OVC Technical Working Group to develop draft standards in
consultation with stakeholders countrywide and facilitate a consensus
development process to finalize the draft standards
partners in selected provinces to pilot the standards and gather evidence
that providing services according to the standards makes a measurable
difference in children’s well-being
AIDS, Population and Integrated Assistance Plus (APHIAplus) implementing
partners in applying quality improvement approaches in the OVC services
on the evidence gathered and feedback from implementers, assist the
Ministry to finalize OVC quality standards
- Draft QI service standards
reviewed in a national validation meeting after a 9-month piloting
process. The validation findings are being consolidated into a final document
- Spread of OVC QI integration in OVC work countrywide
through the APHIAplus zonal teams
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HIV/AIDS; Vulnerable Children and Families