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SHARP Task Order 1 Project

SHARP Task Order 1 Project

Ongoing Projects

SHARP Task Order 1 Project

The Strategic HIV and AIDS Response Program (SHARP) Task Order 1 USAID funded project is committed to addressing HIV in Sokoto, Zamfara, Niger, Kwara and Kebbi states by providing HIV prevention, care and treatment services. The project is to run from 2020 to 2022.

We are part of a consortium working with Chemonics, an international development firm, to implement this project. The objectives are to,

  1. Employ a targeted testing approach to identify people living with HIV and link them to treatment.
  2. Ensure that clients enrolled for HIV care and treatment consistently access the services provided and adhere to their medications.
  3. Achieve suppression of viral load (number of viruses in clients).
  4. Supporting the strengthening of laboratories for quality diagnosis of HIV and tuberculosis
  5. Building the capacity of state and local government areas for sustainable response to HIV/AIDS
  6. Offer specialized HIV services to key population (e.g. men who have Sex with men, sex workers and people who inject drugs).
  7. Increase the capacity of the Government of Nigeria to expand, oversee and finance HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis services


(L-R) IHVN Senior Technical Adviser, Projects, Dr. Anthony Okwuosah, IHVN Deputy Director Prevention, Care and Treatment, Dr. Helen Omuh, IHVN CEO, Dr. Patrick Dakum, Chief of Party USAID SHARP Task Order 1 Project, Dr. Leila Madueke and IHVN Technical Director, USAID SHARP Task Order 1 Project, Dr. Young Oluokun.