The Road Towards HIV Free Society

The road towards HIV free society project is funded by Global Fund through Kenya Red Cross Society. Deaf Empowerment Kenya is one of the sub recipients contracted by Kenya Red Cross Society to roll out the project in Machakos and Kathiani Sub Counties since 2012. Through DEK initiatives the below have been realised:

  • Increased access to Prevention of Mother To Child Transmission (PMTCT) uptake by antinatal mothers
  • Health facilities are ready and equiped to address EMTCT
  • Increased knowledge, attitude and belief on the need for PMTCT in the community
  • Increased participation and visibility of community health workers towards the elimination of other to child transmission
  • Quality access to Home and Community Based Care (HCBC ) Services
  • Reduction of HIV/AIDs related mortality and mobidity rates at the community levels