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Turning the tide on HIV through novel program and research initiatives in Kisumu County.

September 11, 2019
  Our esteemed FACES Director, Dr. Francesca Odhiambo, visiting UCSF Mission Bay from Kenya, presented on the impactful work underway to surpass 90.90.90 and end childhood HIV.

Pivotal work by SEARCH

July 19, 2019
Pivotal work by the Sustainable East Africa Research in Community Health (SEARCH) study in which FACES was a partner in Homabay and Migori counties! SEARCH along with two other trials demonstrates the benefits of universal test-and-treat and provides hope for increasing viral load suppression and...

Improving adolescent health

July 15, 2019
Adolescent clinic days translate into better viral load suppression. A FACES study on the Kenya Ministry of Health Adolescent Package of Care (APOC), which guides providers on delivering adolescent-tailored health services, found that adolescent clinic days greatly improve adolescent viral load...

Microbicide education for males

July 11, 2019
Promising HIV prevention findings from a FACES affiliated study: Men and women both support microbicide education for male partners to increase men’s understanding about microbicide use, promote adherence, and to help women gain partner trust. Read more at https://doi.org/10.1080/13691058.2019....

Team Collaboration

July 11, 2019
Our entire FACES technical team gathered on Monday, the 24thof June, in Kisumu to reflect on our mission, accomplishments, and next steps to further prevent new infections and ensure that people living with HIV have sustained access to treatment, are retained in care, and are virally suppressed.

Its Not Always Easy

June 19, 2019
Children and adolescents on treatment for HIV can live long healthy lives, but it’s not always easy. Coming to terms with the diagnosis and dealing with societal stigma and discrimination can take a toll on the well-being of individuals and families. Providing children, adolescents, and caregivers...

HIV self-testing

May 24, 2019
"Know your HIV status" - the first 90of the ‘90-90-90’ goal of ensuring that all people living with HIV get life-saving treatment and prevent future transmission. Adolescent girls in particular are at high risk of HIV. To make testing easier for them, we have started to offer self-testing at three...

Supporting patients to thrive in life

May 08, 2019
Appreciating our committed team for the support they give patients to thrive in life. Hear what Benter Aloo, our passionate Sub-County Linkage and Retention Officer says about being there for patients. 

A mountain of books and goodwill!

April 18, 2019
Over 300 beautiful children's books and 7 essential fans were donated to our adolescent centers! We are grateful to our generous and thoughtful donors for these extremely beneficial gifts.

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