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