APIN is a leading Nigerian organization in the provision of HIV and AIDS prevention, treatment and care services. APIN’s operating experience in Nigeria dates back to 2000, when the Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) initiated HIV/AIDS research and prevention initiatives in Nigeria, under funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
APIN supports three broad health-related areas: service delivery (programs); training; monitoring, evaluation, and research.
- Adult HIV Prevention, Care and Treatment
- Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission (PMTCT) of HIV
- Pediatric HIV Care and Treatment
- Tuberculosis/HIV Care and Treatment
- Laboratory Infrastructure
- Procurement and Supply Chain Management System
- Training and Human Resource Capacity Building
- Program Monitoring, Evaluation, and Reporting
- Operational Research
APIN support to Action Health Incorporated commenced in 2011 fund is directed at ‘Promoting HIV/AIDS Prevention Education in 10 Lagos State Junior Secondary Schools by:
- Strengthening the capacity of 200 in-school youth to serve as peer educators promoting HIV prevention education among their peers;
- Increasing awareness of basic factual information on the health implications of risky reproductive health behaviours and promoting HIV prevention among 10,000 youths the project schools.
- Promoting young people’s access to different IEC/BCC materials on HIV prevention;
- Monitor project implementation and assess the outcome of the prevention programme.