STRATEGIC DIRECTION 1: Reducing new HIV infections

Key Intervention areas

  • Increase coverage of combination HIV prevention interventions
  • Prioritised populations and geographic locations for an equitable HIV response
  • Leveraging on different sectors and emerging technologies for HIV prevention
  • Maximising on the efficiencies and effectiveness of an intergrated HIV,TB/SRH prevention response

Expected results by 2019

  • Reduced annual new HIV infections among adults by 75%
  • Reduced HIV transmission rates from mother to child from 14% to less than 5%

STRATEGIC DIRECTION 2:  Improving Health Outcomes and Wellness of People Living With HIV

Key Intervention Areas Include:

  • Improve timely identification and linkage to care for persons diagnosed with HIV
  • Increase coverage of care and treatment with a particular focus on reducing the loss in the cascade of care
  • Scale up interventions to improve quality of care and improve health outcomes
  • Scale up nutrition interventions to improve nutrition status and improve health outcomes

Expected results by 2019

  • Increased linkage to care within 3 months of HIV diagnosis to 90% for children, adolescents and adults
  • Increased ART coverage to 90% for children, adolescents and adults
  • Increased retention on ART at 12 months to 90% in children, adolescents and adults
  • Increased viral suppression to 90% in children, adolescents and adults

STRATEGIC DIRECTION 3: Using a human rights approach to facilitate access to services for PLHIV, Key populations and other priority groups in all sectors

Priority intervention Areas.

  • Remove barriers to access of HIV, SRH and rights information and services in public and private entities
  • Improve National and County legal and policy environment for protection and promotion of the rights of priority and key populations and people living with HIV
  • Reduce and monitor stigma and discrimination, social exclusion and gender-based violence
  • Improve access to legal and social justice and protection from stigma and discrimination in the public and private sector

Expected results by 2019

  • Reduced self-reported stigma and discrimination related to HIV and AIDS by 50%
  • Reduced levels of sexual and gender-based violence for PLHIV, key populations, women, men, boys and girls by 50%
  • Increased protection of human rights and improved access to justice for PLHIV, key populations and other priority groups including women, boys and girls
  • Reduced social exclusion for PLHIV, key populations, women, men, boys and girls by 50%

STRATEGIC DIRECTION 4:  Strengthening integration of health and community systems

Key Intervention Areas

  • Build a competent, motivated and adequately staffed workforce at National and County levels to deliver HIV services integrated in the essential health package.
  • Strengthen health service delivery system at national and county levels for the delivery of HIV services integrated in the essential health package
  • Improve access to and rational use of quality essential products and technologies for HIV prevention, treatment and care services
  • Strengthen community service delivery system at national and county levels for the provision of HIV prevention, treatment and care services

Expected Results by 2019

  • Improved health workforce for the HIV response at both county and national levels by 40%
  • Increased number of health facilities ready to provide KEPH-defined HIV and AIDS services from 67% to 90%
  • Strengthened HIV commodity management through effective and efficient management of medicine and medical products
  • Strengthened community-level AIDS competency

STRATEGIC DIRECTION 5: Strengthening research and innovation to inform the KASF goals

Priority intervention area

  • Resource and implement an HIV research agenda informed by KASF
  • Increase evidence-based planning, programming and policy changes

Expected Results by 2019

  • Increased evidence-based planning, programming and policy changes by 50%
  • Increased implementation of research on the identified KASF-related HIV priorities by 50%
  • Increased capacity to conduct HIV research at country and county levels by 10%

STRATEGIC DIRECTION 6: Promoting utilisation of strategic information for research and monitoring and evaluation (M&E) to enhance programming

Key Intervention Areas

Strengthen M&E capacity to effectively track the KASF performance and HIV epidemic dynamics at all levels

  • Ensure harmonised, timely and comprehensive routine and non-routine monitoring systems to provide quality HIV data as per national, county and sector priority information needs
  • Establish multi-sectoral and integrated real time HIV platform to provide updates on HIV epidemic response accountability at county and national level

Expected Results By 2019

  • Increased availability of strategic information to inform HIV response at national and county level
  • Planned evaluations, reviews and surveys implemented and results disseminated in timely manner
  • M&E Information Hubs Established at National Level and County Levels and providing comprehensive information package on key KASF Indicators for decision making

STRATEGIC DIRECTION: 7:

Increasing domestic financing for sustainable HIV response

Key Intervention Areas

  • Maximise efficiency of existing delivery options for increased value and results within existing resources
  • Promote innovative and sustainable domestic HIV financing options
  • Align HIV resources/investment to strategic framework priorities

Expected Result BY 2019

Increased domestic financing for HIV response to 50%


STRATEGIC DIRECTION 8: Promoting accountable leadership for delivery of the KASF results by all sectors and actors

Key intervention Areas

  • Build and sustain high level political and technical commitment for strengthened country and counties’ ownership of the HIV response
  • Entrench good governance and strengthen multi-sector and multi-partner accountability for delivery of KASF results
  • Establish and strengthen functional and competent HIV co-ordination mechanism at the national and county level

 Expected Results By 2019

  • Good governance practices and accountable leadership entrenched for the multi-sectoral HIV and AIDS response at all levels
  • Effective and well-functioning stakeholder co-ordination and accountability mechanisms in place and fully operationalised at national and county levels
  • An enabling policy, legal and regulatory framework for the multi-sectoral HIV and AIDS response strengthened and fully aligned to the Constitution of Kenya 2010.

 

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