Gold Star Kenya implemented in AIDS, Population and Health Integrated Assistance, Rift Valley, also known as APHIAplus Nuru ya Bonde project that was supported by the United States Agency for International Development and led by fhi360. The project improved access to health services in five of the 14 counties in the Rift Valley region of Kenya. Gold Star Kenya work with this project was to expand the role of the private sector in provision of quality HIV care and treatment and reproductive health services.
Under the APHIAplus Rift Valley project, the GS Kenya team of Clinical Mentors carried out outreach and facility-based VMMC activities, established 3 Drop in Centers offering a comprehensive package of HIV prevention and other health services to female sex workers and their clients in Naivasha, Narok and Nanyuki in Laikipia counties reaching over 7,000 sex workers and their clients between 2010-2013. The project was able to provide mentorship support to 58 private healthcare providers in HIV care and treatment services reaching over 13,000 clients with HTS services of whom about 3,000 received Anti-Retroviral Treatment