The Circle of Hope Executive Director, Gibstar Makangila, had an exclusive interview with a team from the Zimbabwe Association of Church-Related Hospitals – ZACH, regarding new partnerships and implementation of the COH Model in Zimbabwe.
The Circle Of Hope Model attempts to overcome barriers that inhibit people from accessing HIV/AIDS services – Gibstar Makangila, Executive Director – Circle Of Hope, Zambia
This was during a recent visit to Zimbabwe where several members and partners converged to exchange ideas on collaborated work and proactive address in managing HIV/AIDS related cases.
Circle Of Hope is currently maintaining 32 (thirty two) Community Posts that are serving more-than 14,000 ART clients. It’s works is recognised extensively by the Ministry of Health Zambia, PEPFAR, Centre for Disease Control (CDC), WCC, UNAIDS, Catholic Resource Services (CRS), CAF.
Circle of Hope as a faith based organisation engaged in the fight against HIV, will be working with ZACH, in assisting it’s team implement the Circle of Hope Model in our HIV Prevention, Care, Treatment and Support (HPCTS) – Faith Community Initiative (FCI) program funded through PEPFAR.
Zimbabwe Association of Church-Related Hospitals – ZACH is a non-profit making membership based association formally registered in 1974. It is registered in Zimbabwe in terms of the Private Voluntary Organisations Act (Chapter 17:05). Its registration number is (38/75).We are currently made up of 126 members country wide covering hospitals and clinics. We have a secretariat headed by an Executive Director.