Managing and maximizing the potential and results of global health public-private partnerships is our mandate, closely tied to PEPFAR’s goal of improved health outcomes, sustainability and country ownership. Below learn about P4 Project’s latest services, tools and results in its support of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Office of U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator (OGAC) and U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR).
- P4 Project’s new award in 2015 takes its oversight of PEPFAR partnerships through 2020.
- Under Phase 2, P4 offers new services, including partnership creation, private sector screening, and capacity building.
- Under Phase 2, P4 manages new PPPs: mHealth Tanzania Partnership, mHealth Kenya Partnership Evaluation Study, Ebola Task Force Partnership and Key Population Integrated Bio-Behavioral Survey Partnership.
PPP Results Phase 2 (October 2015-January 2016)
Improves the health of the underserved populations through open, collaborative development and support of country driven, large scale health information sharing architectures and supports PEPFAR data management systems. The partnership builds on successes from Phase 1.
- Supported PEPFAR‘s Data for Accountability, Transparency and Impact (DATIM) system implemented in over 50 countries, providing software development, hosting and maintenance assistance to 100 partners and 9,000 users to collect PEPFAR indicators
- Managed hosting and deployment for PEPFAR Dashboards.
- Participated in the IHE Connectathon 2016.
- Implemented a health facility registry in Tanzania, targeting integration with national health management information systems.
- OpenHIE’s Care Services Delivery (CSD) application was named by the US Office of the National Coordinator as the Health IT national standard for facility registries. Learn more.
mHealth Tanzania Partnership
Leverages economies of scale and pools expertise and resources from diverse partners to harness mobile technology for sustainable and scalable public health programs.
- The Healthy Pregnancy, Healthy Baby (HPHB) SMS Service (aka Wazazi Nipendeni) registered103,523 subscribers and sent 12 million SMS.
- Mobile network operators, Vodacom Foundation, Tigo, Airtel and Zantel continued to zero-rate messages.
- Since 2012 under HPHB 1.2 million registrations were recorded and 74 million SMS sent, with3,330 healthcare workers trained on its use.
- View success video and read infographic.
Ebola Task Force Partnership
Supports creation of a more harmonized effort to strengthen disease surveillance and Ebola response in West African nations.
- The District Health Information System (DHIS 2) Academy program is being adapted for disease surveillance for response in West African countries affected by Ebola.
- Key Android Apps “Event Capture” and “Tracked Entity” were released that provide local data storage while not connected to the Internet and can be modified as key components of disease surveillance.
- Plans with World Health Organization and ECOWAS are underway to share health data between member states towards strengthened disease surveillance via DHIS 2 platform.
- Learn more.
mHealth Kenya Partnership Evaluation
Links private and public organizations to support health service provision in Kenya by leveraging mHealth technology. P4 manages the technical review and funding of the evaluation of the partnership’s projects, Text for Life Project and Early Infant Diagnosis Project.
- The protocol for Text for Life Project evaluation has been approved and lead researches have been recruited. The protocols are still in initial stages for the Early Infant Diagnosis Project evaluation.
- Learn more on evaluation and partnership.
P4 Project Results Phase 1 (2009-2015)
P4 Project managed USD $31.4 million in PEPFAR funding, leveraging USD $23.9 million in contributions from 23partners across nine PPPs in 11 countries – Botswana, Cambodia, Ethiopia, Kenya, Nigeria, Mozambique, Rwanda, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda and Zimbabwe.
- 1,311 received HIV/AIDS prevention & treatment services.
- 117,358 reached with HIV/AIDS prevention & treatment services.
- 2,947 healthcare workers trained in health services management and delivery.
- 332 health facilities’ health management information systems improved.
- 14 PPP activities transitioned to host governments.
- 19% of PPP funds contributed by local private partners.
MTV Shuga Partnership
Leveraging the popular and effective Shuga brand first filmed and launched in Kenya in 2009, MTV launched Shuga 3 and Shuga 4 (2013-2015) filmed in Nigeria targeting an audience of 33 million youth. The 360 mass-media demand creation campaign, including radio, digital, social media, and mobile elements, improved the sexual and reproductive health of youth in Nigeria and beyond.
- Shuga 4 reached 719 million viewers globally and 96% of sub-Saharan Africa.
- Shuga 4 reached 6 million global video on demand views.
- Aired as #1 drama show weekly on Africa’s biggest channel/South African TV network, reaching 3.9M viewers in South Africa.
- Learn more.
Shuga Botswana Initiative
Aimed to increase the risk perception of youth to HIV infection and increase uptake of HIV Testing and Counseling (HTC) services among youth in Botswana to support the Government of Botswana’s goal of “zero new infections by 2016.” Leveraged key HIV prevention messaging from MTV Shuga Series 1 and 2, and facilitated focus group discussions with youth around the key messages.
- 3,234 youths were enrolled and completed Shuga facilitated screenings.
- Increased knowledge of HIV/AIDS & HIV-prevention strategies from 83.5% to 86.5%.
- Increased condom use by youth ages 16-24 from average of 72.5% males and 67.1% females to 77.9% males and 70.65% females.
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Improve the health of the underserved populations through the open collaborative development and support of country driven, large scale health information sharing architectures and supported PEPFAR data management systems.
- 20,565 records available at point-of-care from Shared Health Record platform in Rwanda.
- 15 primary healthcare facilities registered in the Health Information Exchange (HIE) platform in Rwanda pilot district.
- Resource-constrained countries adopted one or more components of the OpenHIE’s platform.
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Interfaith Health Program Partnership
Strengthened existing collaborations with Kenyan faith-based organizations (FBOs) to enhance their capacity to offer HIV prevention, treatment, and support.
- 33 local partner organizations trained on HIV prevention and/or provision of quality health services.
- FBO network expanded to 1,482.
- 222 private partners engaged.
- 29 collaborations between PPP and other USG programs.
- Conducted 2015 Consultation on Strengthening Partnerships Between FBOs and PEPFAR to Build Capacity for Sustained Responses to HIV/AIDS. Read report.
- Learn more.
PEPFAR-McCann Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision Partnership
Developed innovative approaches to drive increase in voluntary medical male circumcisions in South Africa to help reduce HIV infection risk.
- 25 USG staff trained on VMMC marketing concepts.
- Market intelligence products created, including creative brief, landscape analysis and marketing strategy and plan for targeting South African males ages 15-29 years.
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District Health IT Officers Partnership
Strengthened IT systems in Botswana through placement of IT interns from Botho University in Botswana’s health districts.
- Increase from 30.7% to 90.5% in on-time Logistics Management Information System reporting by district health facilities.
- 317 health facilities and civil society organizations supported by the partnership.
- 23 interns absorbed by the Ministry of Health, health facilities or PPP partner organizations.
- Learn more and view the success video.
Key Populations Integrated Bio-Behavioral Survey Partnership
Supports an integrated bio-behavioral survey that will leverage mobile point of care equipment and provide the basis for future programming decisions to better control the HIV epidemic in Papua New Guinea.
- Activities are still in start-up phase.
- Learn more.