THPS was formed in 2011 as part of the US President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) five-year strategy, which called for PEPFAR-funded HIV activities to transition from international organizations engaged in an emergency response to the epidemic, to indigenous partners leading sustainable country programs. THPS transitioned from ICAP – Columbia University and from October 2013 THPS become a direct recipient of USG funding after winning a funding opportunity announcement. This is a five years PEPFAR funded program (2013-18) aimed at providing comprehensive HIV prevention, care and treatment services in Pwani, Mtwara, Kigoma regions and Zanzibar.
Our Core Values
The core values of Tanzania Health Promotion Support (THPS) include good governance, meaningful involvement of people living with HIV (PLHIV), quality performance, innovation, commitment, teamwork, equal opportunity, social responsibility, evidence-based interventions, sustainability, and partnership. Each of these is explained briefly below.
We strive for excellence in leadership, accountability, transparency, and stewardship in provision of HIV prevention, care, and treatment services and broader health services. We will carry out and complete activities in a thorough and timely manner.
We believe in the spirit of teamwork. We encourage individual potentials towards the realization of team goals, in the belief that teamwork is more effective than isolated efforts.
We believe in equal opportunity as an employer. We will not discriminate any one on the basis of race, religion, gender, or age.
Meaningful involvement of PLHIV
We believe in involving PLHIV in program activities based on the capabilities and capacities for the purpose of enhancing their experiences and fighting stigma.
Evidence based programs
We believe in promoting evidence based programs which gives greater efficiency especially in utilizing limited resources because of proven effectiveness.
We will collaborate with partners for achieving our goals as this is the most assured way of building synergy and eventually success.
We uphold the principal of equal opportunity without discrimination in all aspects of work and life.