Under this initiative, DII receives funds to supplement AHF-Uganda Cares work by mobilizing, referring as well as following up clients to ensure increased access to HCT plus treatment and care services uptake in Kampala, Wakiso, Soroti, and Rakai districts. The Program seeks to counsel and test over 100,000 people for annually.
It is based on the fact that the majority of people who know their HIV status will seek early treatment if positive. Those with negative status will protect themselves from HIV infection using condoms among other preventive measures, and hence, halt the transmission of HIV. Further, people on ARVs are 90% less infectious