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About the Multi-sectoral HIV and AIDS Support Programme

Reducing the number of new HIV infections and mitigating the impact of HIV and AIDS in South Africa is the aim of the Multi-sectoral HIV & AIDS Support Programme (MSP).

HLSP teamHLSP's team that managed the first phase of MSPThe MSP has been managed by health specialists and programme managers at HLSP, and funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID).

HLSP is a global consultancy working to improve world health. With over 100 senior, technical and administrative staff, HLSP has experience of providing technical assistance and managing complex projects.

The first phase of the MSP covered a four-year programme that funded over 170 projects. It worked with partners in three government departments – Health, Social Development and Defence – and civil society organisations. The geographical focus was mainly on the provinces of Eastern Cape, KwaZulu Natal, Limpopo and Mpumalanga.

Programme areas

The primary role of the MSP is to contribute to a strengthened South African response to HIV and AIDS, with stronger support from the international community.

Four project outputs, which reflect the priority areas of the Government of South Africa’s National Strategic Plan (NSP), focus on:

1. Prevention of HIV and AIDS
2. HIV and AIDS treatment, care and support
3. Strengthening key components of the South African health system and structures including Monitoring and Evaluation and Operations Research
4. Strengthening policy dialogue on human rights and the legal environment for vulnerable groups

Programme highlights
Thematic briefs
MSP impact
Dissemination workshop

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