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ACHAP trains SADC Civil Society Organisations
12/06/17

ACHAP conducted three TB in the Mining Sector in Southern Africa (TIMS) workshops at Johannesburg, South Africa during the week beginning 22nd May 2017. Participants at the workshops were from Civil Society Organizations (CSOs), Government Ministries, Mining Associations and Chamber of Mines ...

Kapeng shares his Circumcision Journey
28/04/17

Tumelo Kapeng a 16 year old Form 1 student from Dithejwane Junior Secondary School bred in Mmaothate Village in Kweneng West shared his journey to making the decision to circumcise. The story is told from the day he first learnt about circumcision to the day the procedure was performed.

Key Populations: Mapping & Size Estimation
03/04/17

Botswana has suffered severe developmental drawbacks as a result of HIV & AIDS since the mid-1980s however to date the southern African country has made remarkable recovery in improving the health and well-being of its citizens. Botswana managed through several public health initiatives...

ACHAP takes SMC to rural Botswana
10/03/2017

Driving along the muddy and wet roads for long distances are just part of the Francistown SMC team’s daily routine. The team comprised of Ofentse Seosenyeng, an Assistant Programme officer who mobilises for Safe Male Circumcision (SMC), along Nametsagang Moendambele...

Community System Strengthening makes a difference 27/02/17

Community conversation is an interactive process which brings together members of the community under one roof. This process encourages the community to think, discuss and explore the main causes and underlying issues behind their health problems in their respective communities...

ACHAP interacts with Ntlo Ya Dikgosi
06 /02/2017

On the 1st of February 2017 some of the ACHAP management met with members of Ntlo Ya Dikgosi for a morning interactive session with the view of sharing insight on the success and challenges the organisation implements and explore possible areas of partnership...

ACHAP participates at the Kweneng west Health Fair 02/12/16

On the 25th of November 2016 , ACHAP participated at a Health fair organised by District AIDS Coordinator office (DAC) at Takatokwane village in Kweneng west themed “Prevention & Early Detection; Key to good Health.” The guest speaker at the health fair was...

Disaneng Headman appreciates the Community Systems Strengthening Initiative 22/11/16

As part of the team which visited the Ngamiland district with the Global Fund oversight committee recently, our Marketing, Advocacy and Communications Assistant Malebogo Mokgele had an opportunity to chat with Disaneng Ward in Maun headman Kgosi Tatlhego Raphenya...

New Global Fund Portfolio Manager visits ACHAP
31/10/16

The new Fund Portfolio Manager (FPM), Ms. Maureen Murphy Richardson paid an introductory visit to ACHAP this week. The FPM will be overseeing the implementation of Global Fund project activities in Botswana. She is taking over from the outgoing FPM Ms. Arianne Hunte, Richardson was accompanied by...

Gaborone Rotary Club urged to encourage Circumcision 31/10/16

Speaking at the Rotary club meeting that is held every Friday at 12:30 at Avani Hotel recently Dr. Jerome Mafeni said, Botswana has culturally been a circumcising nation but the way the community is currently responding towards Voluntary Male Medical Circumcision (VMMC) is worrisome. He informed...

ACHAP Empowers Sub-Recipients 31/10/16

As a principal recipient of the Global Fund in the implementation of HIV/TB grants, ACHAP is charged with the responsibility of coordinating the delivery of all project activities and disbursement of all inventories or requests needed for the execution of daily activities by sub recipients (SR).

French MPs visit Nkoyaphiri Clinic 31/10/16

A visiting French delegation made up of three Members of Parliament, Director of the National Assembly, the Ambassador of France to Botswana, Her Excellency Anne de la Blache, visited ACHAP’s VMMC site at Nkoyaphiri clinic on the 12th of May 2016. The French members of the national assembly who...

Our traditional healers are our opinion leaders 31/10/16

It is not easy for many to acknowledge the work that traditional healers do nor share their experience with traditional healers but with ACHAP we will share our consultations. ACHAP took time to interact with various traditional healers as a way of involving them in efforts to scale up Safe Male circumcision...

Community leaders encouraged to Support SMC 31/10/16

Even though research has proved that male circumcision is effective in the fight against HIV/AIDS, there is still low uptake SMC services. Speaking at an SMC breakfast meeting at Molepolole recently, The National SMC Regional Coordinator for Southern District, Ms. Motseotsile Mokoke pointed that...

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