Banyan Global


AIDS Support and Technical Assistance Resources Program (AIDSTAR) Sector II: HIV/AIDS Institutional Capacity Building Indefinite-Quantity Contract (IQC)

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Banyan Global was a subcontractor to Abt Associates on the AIDSTAR IQC, which provided technical assistance to the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Office of HIV and AIDS in countries where the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) is providing assistance, including both focus and non-focus countries. The purpose of this contract was to establish a funding mechanism to make technical assistance, implementation, and support available to the U.S. government in the 114 nations that benefit from PEPFAR, including the 15 focus countries. The project covered the following HIV and AIDS technical areas: prevention; care and support; treatment, antiretroviral therapy, and related services; stigma and discrimination; gender; program-related data collection and analysis; technical capacity building and systems strengthening; and technical leadership and knowledge management.