IMH-Initiative is an implementing partner under the IMHIPP II project by Heartland Alliance, funded by USAID. This project provides HIV and STI prevention and treatment for Key Population and MARPs living with HIV in Cross River State. The project also builds the capacity of IMH-Initiative by providing direct institutional support and technical assistance for our other projects.
IMH-Initiative was a partner with Cross River State Agency for the Control of AIDS and National Agency for the control of AIDS in Nigeria on the HIV Prevention Development Project (HPDP) with funding from World Bank under the HIV AIDS Fund (HAF).
IMH-Initiative was a recipient of the HIV Young Leaders Fund by Tides Foundation. The core funding was to set up a safe space for LGBTIs in Kaduna. This space helped provide opportunities for safe community dialogues, meetings, trainings, and voluntary HCT.
IMH-Initiative was a sub-contractor for the Global Fund Round 9 grant for Nigeria, under the MARPs component for the FCT, Cross River, Akwa Ibom, Kaduna, and Nasarawa States. This project was to complement the Enhancing Nigeria’s Response to HIV (ENR) project supported by DFID on operations research.
IMH-Initiative was a sub-recipient on the Strengthening HIV Intervention Programs for MARPs (SHIPS for MARPs) in Kaduna through Society for Family Health (SFH)
IMH-Initiative runs a web-based counseling program. This allows for anonymous and confidential booking of counseling sessions with any of our professional volunteer counselors from around the world with funding from HYSMR.
IMH-Initiative publishes a bi-annual bulletin, this bulletin provides latest health information, stories from the community, and columns on HIV /STIs101 and Sexuality 101
IMH- Initiative assisted National Agency for the control of AIDS-NACA in conducting assessment on behavioral disposition of MSM in Cross River State. The 10 days survey had a mandate to reach three hundred (300) MSM in the State on their sexual behaviors.
IMH- Initiative joined in solidarity with her stakeholders Heartland Alliance Nigeria-HAN, Ministry of Health-MOH, and Society for Family Health-SFH, to conduct HIV and AIDS survey to three KAPs. The project which was conducted in 2014 had the mandate to reach out to the three KAPs to record their responses as to regards to their sexual lives. The survey also had HIV testing services to identify the prevalence rate which is aim at informing effective programming for these groups of persons.