DREAMS (Determined, Resilient, Empowered, Aids Free, Mentored, And Safe Women):
This is an ambitious initiative funded by USAID and PEPFAR that explicitly connects economic empowerment and building of social assets to the reduction of HIV incidence in young African women.
Electronic Health Monitoring
The project uses data from health budgets and service points to show how financial resources are allocated at the point of care to enable more effective decision making. This system deals specifically with programs focused on health service delivered nationally.
HIV Retention Program
The Avencion Retention Programme is a digital innovative approach being implemented with the Ministry of Health in Lusaka, Southern, Western, Luapula and Northern Provincial Health Offices with support from PEPFAR, CDC and USAID to improve the uptake of anti-retro therapy for people living with HIV, with the goal of helping clients suppress their viral load to improve their health outcome
Infrastructure and Human Development
Avencion and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), in collaboration with the Government of the Republic of Zambia’s Ministry of Commerce, Trade and Industry, conducted a roundtable workshop on Infrastructure with Human Development in Zambia. The roundtable workshops provided participants an opportunity to discuss and develop strategies for increasing Zambia’s capacity to build the technical and human capital required to support the development and operation of infrastructure in the energy, water and transportation sectors.
Worked with a major international airline to design and implement a country-specific market entry strategy, including building relationships with local government and private sector stakeholders, marketing advisory, and project management.
Partnered with 2Bn USD water project in Southern Africa and 10+ other private sector and community organizations, and seven (7) higher education institutions to execute a join capacity building program with African youth.
Data Management Systems
Data Management System Support Contract for Jhpiego – Multi-year contract to support Electronic Medical Records, M&E, and Data Management for global public health NGO. Engaged in multiple-year support of ICT and strategic information systems for Jhpiego.
Knowledge Management Systems
Avencion was contracted to review, develop and implement appropriate integrated electronic records, data, and knowledge management systems for the Ministry of National Development Planning in Zambia in order to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of development cooperation.
Youth Leadership Initiative
Avencion partnered with Young African Leadership Initiative (YALI) Regional Leadership Centre Southern Africa (RLC SA) and Mastercard Foundation to provide internship opportunities to YALI RLC SA alumni in the SADC region. Above 3,000 alumni have been trained by YALI RLC SA and were eligible for the internship opportunities in Southern Africa.
Avencion has partnered with a vegan company (Veganic) that creates high quality vegan food and literally the started a veganic movement.
Digital Literacy Program
Avencion with support from Pact Zambia through USAID is providing digital literacy programs for DREAMS beneficiaries. The DREAMS program aims to reduce new HIV infections in adolescent girls and young women (AGYWs), between 10 through 24 years old, across 10 sub-Saharan African countries, through mentoring, HIV testing and counselling, family planning, pre-exposure prophylaxis, school scholarships, and economic strengthening and other interventions.
Proposed Alternative Energy Solution
Avencion is collaborating with the Southern Africa Energy Program (SAEP) to offer alternative energy solutions in support of the ministry of health. The alternative off-grid energy model seeks to abstract health facilities from installation, operations and maintenance of power backup units.