Impact Research & Development Organization

Care and Treatment

Impact Research and Development Organization (IRDO) is funded by PEPFAR through CDC to provide Key Population services in Homabay and Siaya Counties. The targeted populations are currently exclusive to female sex workers and the Male sex works. Currently, the people who inject drugs may also be provided services within our respective Drop In Centers (DiCEs) but they are not actively mobilized.

Care and Treatment services is one of the preventions interventions provided to the Key Populations with in our Drop In Centres. Once an individual has
Goal: Providing a comprehensive package of care and treatment services to Key populations living with HIV within our Key Population program to attain U=U ( undetectable = untransmutable)
Objective 1: Enroll 95% of the KPs tested HIV positive on care and treatment
Objective 2: Retention 95% of our PLHIV on care and treatment
Objective 3: 95% of the KPs LHIV on care to attain viral suppression
IRDO offers Care and treatment services within six Drop In Centres using 2 models; Static and Out-reach service delivery models.
IRDO started implementing Care and Treatment at the DiCE since 2011 at Bondo and Rarieda, later scaled up in 2016 up to other 4 Sub Counties each having a  DiCE .
The services are offered in 2 Counties (Homabay and Siaya Counties) in 6 Sub-Counties and 6 Drop In Centres:

  • Siaya County – Tumaini Ugunja, Bondo, Alego Usonga and Rarieda DiCEs.
  • HomaBay County – HomaBay Tekeleza Sindo and Mbita DiCEs.

IRDO currently has a total 250 Key Populations (FSW, MSM and PWIDs) receiving a comprehensive Care and Treatment package through a client Centered approach.
Target population: Female sex workers (FSW) and Men who have sex with Men (MSM)
Target Area Coverage: Siaya and Homabay Counties
Time Frame: October 2019 to September 2020