Matadi, April 5th, 2021 (CPA).- The participants in the 2020 review organized from April 29 to 2 in Matadi by the National AIDS Control Program (PNLS) recommended the capacity building of management teams and service providers on management information in the fight against HIV / AIDS. The work of this review organized for five, in the presence of the provincial minister of health of Kongo Central Chris Mawete and the provincial minister of Lualaba, Jules Kabwit, saw the participation of health actors from all corners of the country. The provincial minister of health of Kongo Central, in his closing remarks, acknowledged that the time for reflection devoted to the benefit of the annual review of activities to fight against HIV / AIDS for the financial year 2020 has proved that it is possible, in an operational way, to change the paradigm at all levels. He said he was convinced of the critical analysis of the results achieved in 2020 with regard to the main performance evaluation indicators set, stressing that the bottlenecks were identified in order to achieve the 3×95 objectives mentioned. at the opening of these meetings. The national director of the PNLS, Dr. Aimé Mboyo indicated that progress has been made, in particular the increase in the number of people who have been screened for HIV, the initiation of antiretroviral treatment for more than 90% of people living with HIV tested and viral load suppression of more than 85% of those people who have had it. Dr Mboyo, however, estimated that despite the progress made, there is still a long way to go to reach the 3×95 objective by 2026 as retained in the new global strategy to fight HIV / AIDS for the period.
2021-2026. The urged the stakeholders to act together around a frame of reference that must unite them, namely the « responsibility matrix » to achieve a harmonious performance that will make it possible to correct the discrepancies noted in the implementation of the stakeholders. He thanked the Governor of Kongo Central Atou Matubuana Nkuluki, the Provincial Health Inspectorate, the Provincial Health Division, the PNLS CP and the Provincial Executive Secretary of the National Multisectoral AIDS Control Program (PNMLS) for holding of these foundations. He also thanked the technical and financial partners, in particular those from civil society and the Abbott and Roche firms, for their participation and support at the meeting. ACP/