The Catholic Caritas Foundation of Nigeria (CCFN) – an indigenous non-governmental organization that provides HIV/AIDS prevention, care, and treatment services through a 5 – year PEPFAR (President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief) funded Sustainable HIV & AIDS Treatment Action in Nigeria (SUSTAIN) project in thirteen states in Nigeria.
Health Systems Consult Limited (HSCL) was contracted by CCFN to conduct the mid-term project review of the project in line with international standards for project monitoring and evaluation. The evaluation was conducted to provide information on the achievements, lessons learned, best practices and recommendations concerning relevance, effectiveness, efficiency, impact, and sustainability of the project and concerning relationships. Data was collected across the eleven states where the SUSTAIN Comprehensive Care and Treatment (CCT) centers are located.

Project Goal

To determine if the SUSTAIN project met its strategic objectives and consider what “success stories” were as well as what needed to be improved or changed.


  • To determine the adequacy of the Programme design and implementation in preventing new HIV infections in target populations (prevention of mother to child transmission rate, transmission rate among discordant couples and Post-Exposure Prophylaxis transmission rate)
  • To measure the level of client’s satisfaction with the quality of service, the patient’s level outcome (PLO) of care and treatment & investigate the quality of life of people living with HIV
  • To review the opinions of key stakeholders about the effectiveness of Faith-based Health facilities and their management structures in managing HIV Programs.
  • To make recommendations in terms of sustainability activities for the project while presenting possible exit strategies for the fiscal year 2017.

Related Activities

  • Development of research methodology, protocol & tools
  • Data collection
  • Collation, cleaning and data analysis
  • Report development

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