Determined, Resilient, Empowered, AIDS free, Mentored, and Safe women(DREAMS)

 

Determined, Resilient, Empowered, AIDS free, Mentored, and Safe women (DREAMS) 

DREAMS Goal-  Reduce new infections by 40% among 15-24 year old vulnerable adolescent girls and young women (AGYW) in identified districts (SNUs). Aim to reach 60-80% of targeted sub-population

Target group: Adolescent Girls and Young Women (AGYW) aged 10-24yrs

Focus: HIV Prevention for the target group (deals more with HIV negative AGYW)

Tanzania Regional Coverage: Dar, Mbeya, Shinyanga

AGPAHI coverage:  Shinyanga region in four districts(Shinyanga MC, Kahama TC, Msalala DC, Ushetu DC)

Initiatives includes:

  1. HIV Testing and Counselling (HTC),
  2. Post Gender Based Violence (GBV)/Violence against Children (VAC) care,
  3. Adolescent Friendly Health Services scale up and
  4. Increase Contraceptive method mix for AGYW.
  5. Training service providers on Gender Based Violence(GBV) and post violence care from the 12 DREAMS implementing Health Facilities.
  6. Training service providers on integration of Family planning into existing HIV services and utilized these newly trained and existing ones to o counsel and provide family planning methods to AGYW.