CHAO | Comorbidities in HIV/AIDS Outpatients study in Kenya
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The Project

HIV-related mortality has diminished in the last two decades; however, the causes of death have shifted from AIDS to non-AIDS related causes such as tuberculosis and NCDs. [more]

The Studies

An intervention of active screening and awareness for co-morbidities. A team consisting of a clinician, a nurse, a VCT counselor and an activist will travel one day a week to one of 25 identified centers to [more]


UNAIDS World AIDS Day Report 2020 (PREVAILING AGAINST PANDEMICS BY PUTTING PEOPLE AT THECENTRE);  Kenya Population-based HIV Impact Assessment (KENPHIA) 2018 [more]

  • Meru, Kenya – The dissemination event of the CHAO Project, held recently at the Elsa Hotel in Meru, Kenya, brought to light significant results in the field of public health. The project, supported by the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation (AICS) and in collaboration with......

  • The National AIDS & STI Control Program (NASCOP), along with the HIV Clinicians’ Society of Kenya (HIVCSOK), Infectious Diseases Society of Kenya (IDSK), and the International Society for Infectious Diseases (ISID), organized the first-ever joint conference on Infectious Diseases and HIV. The conference, scheduled for......

About the Project – Benjamin Welu –  Program Coordinator DREAM Kenya Trust-Community of Sant’ Egidio

CHAO in numbers


HIV patients directly involved in the screening
patients enrolled for the study
people will benefit from HIV – comorbidities sensitization sessions
people affected by HIV will benefit globally from the studys


CHAO (Comorbidities in HIV/AIDS Outpatients) study in Kenya