LVCT Health
LVCT is an indigenous Kenyan non-governmental and not-for-profit organisation. We are driving Kenya towards universal access to HIV testing and counselling, linking HIV testing to treatment, providing evidence for HIV policy reforms and service delivery developing capacities of indigenous organisations and building sustainable human resources for community HIV services. We give special attention to those with greatest vulnerability to infection and with special service needs, including survivors of sexual violence, persons living with disabilities, men who have sex with men, youth and sex workers. Our offices are in Nairobi, Western Region, Eastern and Central Region and Rift Valley.

News Highlights


 Key Messages From PEPFAR on Realignment of Resources for the HIV Response
 The PEPFAR inter-agency team briefed civil society partners on plans for supporting HIV response in Kenya. Speaking at the event, United States Ambassador Robert Godec observed that he could not say what the PEPFAR assistance would be but emphasized the US government’s commitment to keep its promise to Kenya.... Read More

Step Up Efforts in Combating GBV
 In June 2008, LVCT Health in partnership with Population Council and ICRH convened a meeting to develop a sexual violence research agenda to identify and prioritize areas for research on sexual violence in Kenya. The consultative stakeholder’s forum culminated in the publication of “Sexual Violence: Setting....Read More
 
MAKING THE CASE FOR INVESTMENT IN CAPACITY BUILDING
 In 2009, LVCT Health received a five year cooperative agreement grant from PEPFAR through the Centers for Disease Control (CDC Kenya) to build capacity of local organizations under the Ungana Project. 11 local organizations completed the five year journey contributing...Read More

Invest More in Health Programs – Counties Urged
LVCT Health’s Lower Eastern Regional Provider Initiated Testing and Counseling (PITC) conference ended with a call to consolidate efforts to enhance success in the fight against the HIV pandemic. The two day event held at Machakos University College from 11th to 12th September attracted over 100 participants who included the region’s ... Read More

AIDS 2014: Melbourne Conference to Inject Fresh Impetus in the Fight Against HIV AIDS
While significant progress has been made in combating HIV AIDS globally, the rising cases of new infections serve as a wake-up call for stakeholders to mobilize their efforts for maximum success. The AIDS 2014 Conference therefore provides a great opportunity for stakeholders not only to take stock of gains made but also share experiences and plan the way forward. Read More

LVCT Health acknowledged at the Launch of KAIS 2012
The Final Report of the Kenya AIDS Indicator  Survey 2012 was launched on 25th June 2014 at the Panafric Hotel, Nairobi, Kenya. This is the second AIDS Indicator survey in Kenya whose aim is to provide comprehensive information on the indicators of HIV/AIDS that build upon KAIS 2007 and the Kenya Demographic Health surveys. Speaking at the event, the Chief Guest Cabinet Minister for Health Mr James Macharia noted the decline in HIV prevalence, to 5.6% compared to 7.2% in 2012. Read More

 


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 A unique toll free helpline for confidential counseling on sexuality, HIV and Reproductive Health to young people; 12hours a day (8am-8pm) / 7days a week. Read More


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The GBV/HIV knowledge hub is an online information sharing and learning platform that addresses the linkage between gender-based violence and HIV. Separately, GBV and HIV have been widely documented across the areas of research, policy and programming experience. Read More


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REACHOUT: New Website On Close-To-Community Providers Of Healthcare Launched
 

From midwives, to traditional birth attendants, to informal private practitioners, community health workers, and lay counsellors; close-to-community providers are the unsung champions of primary health care. Read More


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