Fact Sheet: Care and Treatment for Sustained Support Project
In October 2014, UNAIDS set treatment targets to help end the AIDS epidemic, known as the 90:90:90 goals.They seek to achieve the following by 2020: 90% of HIV infected persons know their status, 90% of HIV positive persons are placed on treatment, and 90% of those on treatment are virally suppressed.
Management Sciences for Health implemented the USAID-funded Prevention Organization Systems - AIDS Care and Treatment (Pro-ACT) project from July 2009 to November 2016. CaTSS was awarded as a bridge project to sustain and build upon Pro-ACT’s achievements. CaTSS applies Nigeria’s test and treat approach to achieve the UNAIDS 90-90-90 goals.
CaTSS works in close collaboration with the Government of Nigeria at national, state, and local levels in ve states (Kebbi, Kwara, Niger, Sokoto, and Zamfara), covering 51 President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) sustained response local government areas (LGAs) and 128 facilities (41 comprehensive sites and 87 prevention of mother-to- child transmission [PMTCT] sites).