Service Expansion and Early Detection for Sustainable HIV Care (SEEDS)


 US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Award Number



5 Years (2012 – 2017)


Enugu, Imo and Ebonyi States


To support Nigerian service delivery facilities and communities to provide comprehensive HIV prevention, care and treatment activities, and reduce mortality and morbidity from HIV


Activated 42 comprehensive ART sites, 726 PMTCT sites and 86 TB/HIV sites

Counseled and tested over 2 million persons in facilities and communities

Provided ART services to 32,979 clients

Provided PMTCT HTS services to 526,430 pregnant women and linked 9,014 HIV infected pregnant women to ART Strengthened 9 CBOs to provide OVC services and served 35,779 OVC

Provided DNA PCR services for EID to 3,375 HIV exposed infants

The project supported integration of TB services into HIV treatment facilities and ensured that all standalone TB sites had capacity and tools to ensure HIV screening and referral.

Trained 1,675 healthcare providers on PMTCT, ART, OVC and other thematic areas

The project engaged private hospitals through their umbrella organizations for service provision through a performance based funding model. This was responsible for 18% of program achievements for HIV testing and 11% of ART achievements. This result from the project contributed to the development of the policy document for private sector engagement for HIV care.

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