Description of the Project
The purpose of the end of support evauation was to systematically review implementation of the Business Plan, document concrete achievements, identify bottlenecks and lessons learnt and make recommendations for consideration in the implementation of the 2016 - 2020 HIV, SRH, TB and Malaria Programme Intergration Business Plan. This evaluation also assessed wether resources were used according to the approved budget. The overall goal of the SADC hiv and AIDS programme was to reduce the number of new HIV infections in the region so that HIV and AIDS ceases to be a threat to public health and to the socio-economic development of member states. Evaluation was conducted in all 15 member states to give a comprehensive picture vis a vis implementation of the SADC HIV and AIDS PLan. Field visits were conducted in Namibia, Zambia, Botswana, Lesotho, Swaziland, Malawi and Tanzania to complemet data gathered in the other countries visited during the MTR.