Centre for HIV and AIDS Prevention Studies (CHAPS)

CHAPS has a diverse portfolio of public health programme implementation and public heath response in infectious diseases.

 

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Johannesburg, South Africa chaps.org.za

Founded in 2010, CHAPS is an NPO that has a diverse portfolio of public health programme implementation and public heath response in infectious diseases. CHAPS has become synonymous with HIV prevention in its evolution over the past ten years.

CHAPS provides a comprehensive package of HIV care, primary healthcare services and training to more than 200 sites in South Africa. CHAPS is a Southern African regional organisation, with offices in South Africa, Eswatini and a presence in Namibia.

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CHAPS (health organisation)

CHAPS (formerly the Community HIV/AIDS Prevention Strategy) is a partnership of UK gay men's health promotion organisations. It is currently funded to operate in England and Wales by the Department of Health and is administered by Terrence Higgins Trust.

The partnership is primarily concerned with producing sexual health promotion campaigns, information booklets and web resources for use by homosexually active men and support material on sexual health topics for use by health professionals.

The partnership

There are varying levels of involvement for organisations in the partnership, the main two being 'partnership' and 'associate partnership'.

Partners (in alphabetical order)

  • GMFA (formerly Gay Men Fighting AIDS), London
  • LGF (formerly Lesbian and Gay Foundation), Manchester
  • Sigma Research, London
  • Terrence Higgins Trust (London, South, Midlands, West and Wales regional offices only)
  • Trade, Leicester
  • Yorkshire MESMAC, Leeds

Associate partners

  • The Armistead Project, Liverpool
  • Centre for HIV and Sexual Health, Sheffield
  • The Eddystone Trust, Plymouth

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