Who We Are

SSLN strengthens HIV prevention programmes through shared learning and networking.

Together, we can make a bigger impact toward HIV prevention goals

SSLN currently supports 15 African countries heavily affected by HIV. Through this learning network, we strengthen shared learning and promising practices with the aim of improving HIV prevention programmes in countries.

The SSLN began with Phase I, which ran from 2020 to 2022.

A trusted learning platform that Connects and Supports south-south collaboration and dialogue through Facilitated self-reflection, Shared learnings and Application of good practices and tools to Catalyse social capital, Leverage resources and Optimise country actions towards achieving the global agenda.

Our Vision
To be the most trusted South-to-South learning and collaboration platform for HIV Prevention

Our Mission

A trusted learning platform that connects and supports south-south collaboration and dialogue through facilitated self-reflection, shared learnings, and application of insights 2 implementation to optimise country actions toward precision HIV prevention and achievement of the global HIV prevention agenda.

Objectives of SSLN

The SSLN places a significant emphasis on fostering collaboration and knowledge sharing among Country Champions.
Assess and identify programmatic gaps and priorities for HIV prevention response
Strengthen PEPFAR COP and Global Fund grant applications for HIV prevention programming
Support documentation, sharing and replication of promising HIV prevention practices
Optimise HIV prevention implementation for improved results
Build social capital among HIV programme managers and implementers to provide safe spaces for joint problem solving
Contribute towards global knowledge and insights into country HIV prevention programmes as it relates to programme management, implementation, sustainability and outcome