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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  • We were pleased to host Mr. Per Ole Pedersen the CEO of CEMO CARE and other guests from Norway today . 
We appreciate the continued partnership  and support to MYSA through NFT 
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  • MYSA family would like to thank all our partners and stakeholders for their support throughout 2019.
We would also like to take this opportunity to wish you and your family a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

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  • The 33rd MYSA annual championships ended in pomp and color as the champions played their hearts out to emerge winners and take home their trophies. 
Her excellency H.E Lisa Stadelbauer - Canadian High Commissioner graced  the event as the chief guest.

The 2019 MYSA Champions are:
Kayole United - Under 14 boys
Ruaraka Girls - Under 14 Girls
UEFA Despanol (Umoja) - Under 12 Boys
Dadstar Queens ( Dandora)- Under 12 Girls. 
Special thanks to @uefa_foundation and all the guests who graced the occasion.
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  • Through the MYSA Community Health&SRH program our youth are educated about HIV&AIDs and are encouraged to get tested and know their status. We strongly believe that step by step our communities can make a difference.

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  • Over 16 and Under16 Championship finals Updates!
This year 4 teams were crowned champions of the 33rd MYSA championship.
Ruaraka Girls - O-16
Akapela (Githurai) - O-16
TAS (Dandora)  U-16
Mbotela Starlets- U-16
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  • Championship Updates! 
We celebrated the #UniversalChildrenDay with our Under-16 and Under-14 Semifinals. 
The young lads displayed spectacular football as they fought for a spot in the finals. 
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  • 33rd Edition : MYSA "Sports for All" Annual Championship Updates! 
The O-16 Category semifinals was filled with lots of actions as the best teams battled for a spot in the finals. 
From the O-16 Girls :Ruaraka Girls and Future Golden (Pumwani) will face each other in the finals 
While from the O-16 Boys: Akapela (Githurai) and Eleven Brothers (Mathare North)  will face each other. 
We look forward to the Finals which will take place on 30th November at Babadogo grounds. 
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  • 33rd Edition : MYSA "Sports for All" Annual Championship!  Updates. 
Yesterday was packed with action from our U-16 and U-14 Girls categories. The girls played in both Komarock and Githurai Grounds.

Tomorrow we head to Babadogo grounds for the 0-16 category  semi finals. 
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  • 33rd Edition : MYSA "Sports for All" Annual Championship Updates! Under -16 boys category .

Although the field today wasn't very friendly the young men were adamant towards their goal to get through to the semi finals.

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  • 33rd Edition : MYSA "Sports for All" Annual Championship Updates!
It was an action packed day at MYSA Komarock Field as the young girls contested for a slot in the finals.
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