Care and Treatment
Social Impact Mitigation
Peer Education Approach
1. Awareness-raising about VT, MTCT, Family Planning, TB and ARV among the members of RRP+ associations.
2. Organization of community dialogue where PE serve as role models and give testimonies in order to inspire members of RRP+ associations that resist to changing their behavior and to convince them to protect others from HIV infection and to adhere to (HIV and TB) treatment.
3. Home visits where peer educators discuss issues with their peers in a private atmosphere
4. Mass awareness raising about HIV and TB during umuganda, where peer educators give testimonies about how they are living with HIV.
Peer Educators are PLHIV who serve as role models in the community and are elected by the members of RRP+ member associations based on their integrity and adherence to treatment.
In 2015/2016, RRP+ has trained and monitored 1354 peer educators in 22 districts under the TB project funded by Global Fund (SPIU/RBC) and xxx peer educators in xxx districts under the PEARL project, financed by Global Fund.
A partnership established with Twiyubake (an NGO composed by Global Community and Partners in Health) will enable RRP+ to extend its Peer Education Program and to enlarge its positive impact on HIV prevention and adherence to HIV and TB treatment and care.