Our Ongoing/Finalized Projects

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  • Evaluation Of USAID/UGANDA Faith Based HIV/AIDS Program

    The Inter-Religious Council of Uganda (IRCU) is a consortium of five traditional faiths in Uganda including Church of Uganda, Catholic Secretariat, Uganda Muslim Supreme Council, Orthodox Church and the Seventh Day Adventist Union. It was formed in 2001 to enhance coordination, joint cooperation and coherence of effort towards mutually identified social and economic challenges. IRCU also works with Pentecostal and other independent churches through their umbrella network, the Born Again Faiths Federation (BAFFE). Since 2001, USAID/Uganda has been working in partnership with IRCU to expand access to essential HIV/AIDS prevention, care and treatment services through faith based organizations.
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  • Mainstreaming and ACCELERATING HIV prevention in Faith Communities

    Over the years Kenya has been cited by UNAIDS as one of the few countries in sub-Saharan Africa with clear signs of sustained reduction in HIV prevalence. There has been a noted decline of prevalence from a high of 14.1% in 1990 to 6.3% among the 15-49 year old group in 2008-9 . Nonetheless new infections have remained constantly high across the same period. A national survey in 2008/9 estimated a total of 132,000 adults and 34,000 paediatric new infections. In addition, evidence from a Mode of Transmission study conducted in 2008 established that Men and women who engage in casual
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  • "What Works for Women and Girls In HIV & AIDS Programming” National Training Workshop Kigali, Rwanda

    Women’s and girls’ vulnerability to HIV infection stems from a greater biological risk that is compounded by gender inequalities, violations of women’s human rights, including violence, and, for some women, criminalization and marginalization. One of the barriers to effective planning and programming for women and girls has been a lack of knowledge about what to do and “what works.” The result of these challenges has been an urgent need to develop and scale up strategies to address the needs of women and girls in the global AIDS response and to support women as agents of change. To do this effectively,
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Our Consultative Approach on Projects

Dr. Peter Okaalet was, up to September 2011, the Senior Director for Health and HIV/AIDS Policy at MAP International, as well as a member of MAP’s Global Council. Dr. Okaalet is a Ugandan physician who holds Masters Degrees in both Divinity and Theology, from the Nairobi Evangelical Graduate School of Theology (Now Africa International University), and a Degree in Medicine from Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda.

He began his career in medicine in 1980 as a medical officer at St. Anthony’s Hospital in Tororo, Uganda and served as its medical superintendent before venturing into private practice in Malaba, 1984-1990. He served as a medical officer with The AIDS Support Organization (TASO) in Tororo.

Our Principle

  • Medical ethics
  • Independence
  • Impartiality and neutrality
  • Bearing witness
  • Accountability

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