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Table 1 Description of the Global Fund combination HIV prevention intervention for Adolescent Girls and Young Women aged 10–24 years from 2016 to 2019

From: Factors influencing adolescent girls and young women’s participation in a combination HIV prevention intervention in South Africa

Name Description
KGISa (14–18 years) A school-based programme which provided comprehensive SRH education, referrals to HIV testing and TB screening, linkage to care for HIV, pregnancy and other conditions, career guidance and homework support to encourage school attendance and completion of high school
SBCb (10–14 years) An in-school primary school programme for children struggling academically, affected by HIV or with signs of neglect. Components included linking and referring young people to health and other services, SRH education and peer support, promoting access to grants and an environment for ongoing learning and social cohesion.
RISE Clubs in- and out-of-school (15–24 years) or WOWc Clubs (19–24 years) (Cape Town only) Aimed to empower and build the resilience of young women and link them to biomedical services such as HTS, prevention of mother-to-child transmission, antiretroviral therapy, modern contraceptives and other SRH services, economic strengthening and SRH education.
  1. a KGIS Keeping Girls in School programme; SRH Sexual and Reproductive Health; SBC Soul Buddyz Clubs; WOWWomen of Worth (WOW) clubs; HTS HIV Testing Services
  2. b SBC targeted boys and girls (10–14-years-old) and therefore could not include those currently in the survey, however the young girls may have been previously exposed to the club
  3. c Only participants in Cape Town had the opportunity to participate in the WOW Programme, and this question was not asked of participants in other districts