RCQHC/ANECCA provided regional leadership in the implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the CEPA program. CEPA which started in Sept 2009 and ended in March 2011 aimed at increasing PMTCT coverage from 40% to 80% in sub- Saharan African region. During the year, RCQHC contributed to the adoption/ adaptation process of the new WHO 2010 guidelines in six African countries through networking and lobbying of government ministries and regional bodies such as UNICEF ASARO, WHO/AFRO. RCQHC also provided technical assistance in monitoring and evaluation to CEPA country partners in Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Zambia and Nigeria through coaching, online support and on-site peer mentoring sessions. The CEPA partnership included regional partners - HealthGap Nairobi and PATAM Zimbabwe and national country chapters namely; KETAM Kenya, HDT Tanzania, PATA Nigeria, HEPS Uganda and MATRAM Mozambique.
During the year, RCQHC provided technical assistance to EGPAF to harmonize a national curriculum for pediatric counseling and psychosocial support for Swaziland.