BCC Is an interactive process with communities (integrated with an overall program) to develop tailored messages and approaches using a variety of communication channels to develop positive behaviors; promote and sustain individual, community and societal behavior change; and maintain appropriate behaviors.
The 5-year programme was funded by the Global Fund (GF) through CARE International Kenya. It was implemented by YWCAA in collaboration with 54 local Self-Help Groups in Nairobi District (Kibera, Mukuru, Kawangware and Kibagare). The programme had three distinct areas of intervention:
Over the last several years, the HIV landscape in Kenya has been transformed by the rapid expansion of access to life preserving antiretroviral therapy. The scaling up of treatment programmes throughout Kenya has reduced HIV-related morbidity and mortality, prevented vulnerable households from falling deeper into poverty, rejuvenated entire communities, helped alleviate the stigma long associated with HIV infection, supported national efforts to improve maternal and child health, and contributed to gains in Kenya´s fight against tuberculosis. These achievements are nothing short of historic. More