A total of 88 clients had received risk reduction counseling.

During this annual year 2012, EHU supported  Risk-reduction counseling to identified discordant couples who are used as peer support group, supported to make risk reduction plans, education on different health areas such as contraceptive use, adherence, re-infection, positive reinforcement, harm reduction,  and positive living.

VHTs, PHAs, Mammas were provided with

job aids to enable them conduct targeted risk-reduction counseling to discordant couples to prevent transmission of HIV. The counseling were both facility and /or community-based.

By the close of the year, a total of 88 clients had received risk reduction counseling. 

The key issues of focus during the counseling sessions included the following; HIV prevention, opportunistic infection management, disclosure, behavioral change, ART adherence, risk reduction assessment, drug therapy, family relationship.

Different types of counseling were used to deliver the various packages of information to the clients and these are; individuals’ one to one counseling and couple counseling.

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