The Strengthening Uganda’s Systems for Treating AIDS Nationally (SUSTAIN) project is funded by the United States Agency for International Development  (USAID), and supports the Uganda Ministry of Health (MOH) to strengthen sustainable and innovative approaches for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) service delivery at selected public healthcare facilities.
Project Duration: Five years (June 2010-June 2015)
Extension Period: 18 months (July 2015-Dec 2016)
The project was extended to December 9, 2016. This extension enabled the project to complete some of the critical activities, such as multi-drug-resistant tuberculosis, clinic space renovations and capacity building that had been halted due to reduced implementation time.
SUSTAIN Project Objectives:
The USAID/SUSTAIN project aims to support the government of Uganda efforts to build and maintain an effective, sustainable health system to improve health outcomes, particularly for those vulnerable to and infected with HIV. The primary objectives are for:
Currently, the project scope includes support to 18 public health facilities (12 Regional Referral and 3 General Hospitals, 2 health center IV's and 1 private not-for profit hospital) from the initial 34 as a result of transitioning out some to other implementing partners.
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Implementer: University Research Co. LLC 
Current Partner/s: Integrated Community Based Initiatives (ICOBI) 
Previous Partners: The AIDS Support Organisation (2010-2014), Initiatives Inc.  (2010-2014) and Health Research, Inc. (HRI) (2010-2014).