Mapping of health services along major transport corridors in East Africa

International Organization for Migration (IOM), FHI 360 and North Star Alliance

Evidence suggests that migrants such as long-distance truck drivers and female sex workers (FSWs) and other key and vulnerable populations associated with major transport hubs are highly vulnerable to HIV, tuberculosis (TB) and malaria. The International Organization for Migration (IOM), FHI 360 and North Star Alliance, on behalf of the East African Community (EAC) Member States, conducted a systematic mapping of existing health facilities, HIV and AIDS service providers and actors along major transport corridors in Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda. It is hoped that the findings from this mapping exercise will serve as a guide for the EAC in the development of an integrated health and HIV and AIDS strategy and programming along transport corridors in the region.

March 31, 2016
Year of publication
2015
Resource types
Briefs, Journal and research articles, Reports and Fact sheets
Tags
long distance truck drivers (LDTD), LDTD, female sex workers, key populations, transport hubs, transport corridors, vulnerable populations, HIV, tuberculosis, TB, malaria, East African Community (EAC), health facilities, Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, integrated prevention and health services

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