Supporting the Next Stage of the HIV Epidemic Response

Optimizing Momentum Toward Sustainable Epidemic Control (OpCon) 

OpCon was a global initiative led by ICAP and funded by PEPFAR through the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) from 2017 to 2022. OpCon was designed to support innovative, flexible, and high-impact projects to contribute to improved HIV program outcomes, equity, efficiency, and sustainability in six countries.

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Learn more about the OpCon Projects:

  • Transition and Sustainability: The AIDS 2018 OpCon Satellite Session
  • OpCon Mozambique: Machine Learning for Predicting Default from HIV Services in Mozambique (Final Report | Briefing Note)
  • OpCon Zimbabwe
    • Preferences for HIV treatment delivery models amongst clients on ART in Harare, Zimbabwe (Briefing Note)
    • Providing TB Preventive Treatment (TPT) to People in CARGs: Feasibility & Acceptability in Zimbabwe (Briefing Note)
    • Providing 3HP to People Living with HIV in Zimbabwe’s Fast Track Model is Feasible and Acceptable: Results from a Pilot Project (Briefing Note)
  • OpCon Zambia
    • Linkage to care amongst adolescent girls and young women self-testing HIV positive in Lusaka, Zambia (Briefing Note)
  • OpCon South Africa
    • Strengthening Ward-Based Primary Healthcare Outreach Teams (WBPHCOT) to Support HIV Epidemic Control: An Evaluation of Expanded WBPHCOT Activities in South Africa (Briefing Note)
  • OpCon Cote d’Ivoire
  • OpCon Sierra Leone
    • HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) services amongst key populations in Sierra Leone: Early lessons from the country’s first PrEP program (Briefing Note)

Project Countries