Country of Operation
Target income level
- Lower-middle income (20-40%)
- Maternal, newborn and child health
SummaryKheth'Impilo specialises in solution development and implementation for health and community systems and services strengthening in marginalised communities. The comprehensive Health care solutions include treatment, care and support for people infected and affected with HIV and TB.
- The provision of comprehensive FAMILY CENTRED HIV prevention, treatment, care and support services by supporting the Comprehensive Care Management and Treatment (CCMT) programmes in government health care centers.
- Work with community-based organisations around community support of the above patients thus ensuring the long-term adherence to care and treatment;
- Ensure those who are in care and vulnerable are able to access government social welfare or development assistance.
Key program components
The organisation's operations include clinical interventions managed by the Health Services Cluster. Kheth'Impilo works in close partnership with the Department of Health at a district level and implements the following programmes:
- HIV/AIDS counseling and testing known as PICT (provider initiated counsellor testing)
- Adult and pediatrics Antiretroviral treatment
- Training of both clinical and community support staff
- Pharmaceutical services support.
- Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission.
- TB treatment and care
- Community Adherence Support Psychosocial Support Services(CSSS) to patients and their families
The clinical programme is supported by the Community Services Cluster, which provides adherence and psycho-social support interventions for patients through its Patient Advocate model. Ongoing treatment, counselling and psychosocial support at the community level are provided with special attention paid to the very ill, pregnant, TB infected, children and adolescents, as well as patients struggling with disclosure. PAs are the link between the clinical services and the community, and enable Kheth'Impilo to identify challenges that may become barriers to treatment and refer patients for services to address these challenges.