HIV/AIDS AWARENESS

The HIV Prevention Programme, which is the one and the only MYSA project of the HIV Pillar, has the overall objective of strengthening the national response to HIV and AIDS; specifically it aims to ‘make individuals, and communities (MYSA zones) whether national or local, responsible for halting the spread of HIV and AIDS amongst high risk populations and mitigate the impact.

Spread of HIV/AIDS

we believe in operating our Programme as effectively and efficiently as possible. Our Programme provides services to sixteen MYSA zones and four branches. We could not do that without the commitment of our volunteers peer leader and all leader level one and two. Who provide more than 2,500 hours of voluntary services yearly(conducting Sexual and Reproductive health drills and referring young people for HIV services and other integrated services to our youths friendly site.)

The MYSA HIV/AIDS Programme support the HIV domain and has evolved together with the country’s dynamics and priorities in HIV. Effort has been made through previous years and months to align and harmonize with the government’s priorities and strategies in order to provide support, using the comprehensive and effective support, covering the government main prevention areas.

The Programme has addressed

The eight specific components of the National Prevention Strategy

  • HIV Counselling and Testing
  • Condoms demonstration and distributions
  • Most at Risk Populations (MARPS)
  • Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision (VMMC)
  • Access to Treatment and prolongation of life
  • Communication for behavior change (through Kicking Aids Out Drills)
  • Youth friend services
  • Mainstreaming of HIV and gender

Prevention Objective

This Programme aims to ensure support to the Strategy for HIV Prevention Acceleration and contains four specific action areas

a) Counselling and Testing

Support the expansion of counselling and testing activities by:

  • Integrating these activities into the health professional’s routine
  • Expand the services to community level
  • Include clinical staff in the National Health Service.
  • Greater social mobilization to promote greater adherence and uptake of HIV testing, subsequent services and treatment.

c) Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision (VMMC)

Encourage safe and hygienic male circumcision practices to reduce sexually transmitted infections include HIV.

B)High Vulnerability Population Groups

Facilitate the development of Programmes, strategies and coordination mechanisms to promote health, focusing on the reduction of HIV transmission among high risk populations.

d) Adolescents and youngsters

Build the capacity of youth and facilitate the participation of young people in the zonal committees and Life Skills activities on PLWHIV awareness for children and adolescents aged 10 Years to 14 years

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  • Yesterday, we distributed 500 Loaves of Bread to households in Umama Slums. Thanks to @team.pankaj for the support.

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  • With the Winter season approaching, thousands of kids are stranded without proper shelter to keep them warm, leading to a vulnerable immune system, especially with the COVID-19 pandemic.

With our Children For Children project, courtesy of our Sukuma Juniors, we aim to help improve shelter through funding blankets that will be donated and distributed through the MYSA, and I-Africa.
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  • Today, MYSA Community Health and Rights program conducted services to key population from Kayole Junction. The services included: HIV Testing and Counseling, STIs screening, Family Planning services and Condom demonstration and distribution to attain World Health Organization (WHO) target of 95,95,95.

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  • Today, we have managed to distribute 300 food parcels supported by @team.pankaj to our Staff, MYSA Zonal League committees and councils, MYSA Alumni, @mathareunitedfc & @matharewomenfc.
We are much grateful to @team.pankaj.

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  • Happy Father's Day to all wonderful and responsible dads..... #happyfathersday #MYSA2087 #Sport4Life
  • We thank the MYSA and Community members for making use of our free services being offered today at our offices. It has been a successful day. 
We appreciate Ministry of Health - KENYA Embakasi Sub-County and MYSA HTS Providers for the support.

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  • Tomorrow, MYSA in partnership with @ministryofhealthke Embakasi West Sub-County will be providing Sexual Reproductive Health Services to all MYSA & Community Members.
Services to be provided include: HIV testing and Counseling, Family Planning services, Cervical Cancer screening, curative services & STI Screening.
We are open from 9am-5pm at MYSA HQs Offices, along Kangundo Road.
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  • The morning rains didn't deter us from reaching over 500 families of Kisumu Ndogo in Soweto, Kayole with our food parcels supported by @team.pankaj.
Service to humanity during this pandemic period is our obligation.

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  • Over 500 families received our food packs today in Kangurwe Village, Kayole area.
Thanks to @team.pankaj for the support.

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  • As football and other sporting activities remain closed due to corona virus, MYSA youth have found alternative activities to keep them engaged while staying at home.

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