OPTIONS has provided technical leadership and support for the PrEP Technical Working Group (TWG), which is developing policy and guidelines for oral PrEP implementation in South Africa. POWER and CHARISMA have participated in TWG meetings and provided input to the draft guidelines as well.
EMOTION partnered with Instant Grass, an advocacy, marketing, and strategy group to conduct in-depth qualitative interviews with end users and key stakeholders including: young urban women and
men; young rural women and men; and female sex workers and health care providers in urban, public, and private settings.
OPTIONS met with the National AIDS & STI Control Programme (NASCOP) and other stakeholders
to gather information for the value chain situation analysis and will meet with the USAID mission in February.
OPTIONS will meet with the USAID mission in February to discuss PrEP implementation.