Dignitas (Malawi)

Dignitas International is located in the deeply rural South East Zone of Malawi, with its country headquarters in Zomba, where it provides Direct Service Delivery. As a key implementation partner for EQUIP’s Innovative HIV Services for Malawi’s Achievement of 90-90-90 (IHSM) partnership, Dignitas International was launched by Dr. James Orbinski and James Fraser as a humanitarian response to a global health catastrophe.

The organization is a medical and research organization dedicated to improving health care for people facing a high burden of disease and unequal access to services. The organization’s ethos lies in their deep commitment to creating access to good health care for all as a basic right. Dignitas International work with patients, health workers, researchers and policymakers to tackle the barriers to health care facing Malawi. They are a key USAID and Government of Malawi implementation partner and have been operating in Malawi since 2004. Their impact has helped over a quarter of a million people access lifesaving care.

Baylor International Pediatric AIDS Initiative (Malawi)

As a key implementation partner to the EQUIP IHSM Consortium, Baylor-Malawi has been operating in Lilongwe Malawi for the past 10 years and operates the Baylor College of Medicine-Abbott Fund Children’s Clinical Centre of Excellence (COE) in Lilongwe. It also provides staff to support the pediatric ward at Kamuzu Central Hospital in Lilongwe, works in four busy government health centers in other areas of Lilongwe and performs outreach across the country. The team also supplies technical expertise to various HIV technical working groups of the Ministry of Health as they consider various policy issues and management guidelines related to pediatric HIV. The organization provides Direct Services Delivery in HIV/AIDS, malnutrition, tuberculosis, Hematology and oncology, surgery and anaesthesia, pediatric emergency medicine and BO/GYN. Baylor-Malawi is the largest provider of pediatric HIV care and treatment services in the country.

Health through Walls (Haiti)

In the EQUIP support country of Haiti, Health through Walls supports and provides Prison Health Services in Civil Prisons of Port au Prince, Les Cayes, Central Plateau, Cap Haitian, Juvenile Prison at Delmas, and Civil Prison at Petionville.

Health through Walls works with prison authorities in resource-poor countries to implement replicable and sustainable systems to develop their capacity to provide prisoners with meaningful health services such as medical screening, treatment, and discharge planning leading to continuity of care upon release. Their priority is the prevention, identification and treatment of infectious and contagious disease — particularly HIV, AIDS, and tuberculosis (TB). Their work inside the national prisons involves capacity building with stakeholders and prison staff, identification and treatment of contagious and infectious, identifying and implementing preventative measures, discharge planning and continuation of care as well as training of peer educators.

EGPAF (Lesotho and Mozambique)

In Mozambique, EQUIP will provide technical assistance to the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) in designated joint provinces and districts. EGPAF-Mozambique supports the Ministry of Health to strengthen the implementation of Prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) services at 128 health facilities, and HIV care and treatment services at 105 health facilities in Gaza. EGPAF also supports performance-based financing efforts in Nampula.

EGPAF-Mozambique’s work includes increasing and expanding access to HIV-related services, strengthening existing PMTCT and HIV care and treatment services, and improving monitoring and evaluation systems. EGPAF aim to improve the capacity of national, local and provincial health departments, health facilities, and communities and contribute to the development and implementation of national health policies and guidelines.

FHI 360 (Mozambique, Haiti, Burundi, Zimbabwe, Zambia)

We live in a complex world where challenges are intimately linked – and so much be the solutions. for FHI 360 is a key implementation partner for the EQUIP programme, operating in the countries of Mozambique, Haiti, Burundi, Zimbabwe and Zimbabwe. As a nonprofit human development organization, FHI 360 is dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Their staff includes experts in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development, civil society, gender, youth, research, technology, communication and social marketing — creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today’s interrelated development challenges. FHI 360’s work for the last 40+ years continues to be grounded in research and science, strengthened by partnerships and focused on building the capacity of individuals, communities and countries to succeed.

Jhpiego (Haiti)

Jhpiego is an international, non-profit health organization affiliated with The Johns Hopkins University. Jhpiego works with health experts, governments and community leaders to provide high-quality health care for their people. Jhpiego develops strategies to help countries care for themselves by training competent health care workers, strengthening health systems and improving delivery of care.

Jhpiego designs innovative, effective and low-cost health care solutions to ensure a level of care for women and their families. These practical, evidence-based interventions are breaking down barriers to high-quality health care for the world’s most vulnerable populations. Their target populations are women and families in developing countries. Jhpiego is well established in the EQUIP countries of Ghana, Haiti, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Mynamar, Namibia, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.