BPS is led by the Government of Malawi, namely: National AIDS Commission; Ministry of Health: Department of HIV and AIDS, Quality Management Department, Surveillance Department, Community Health Department, Policy & Planning, Digital Health Division, Public Health Institute of Malawi; Ministry of Local Government: Blantyre District, Blantyre City.
The Georgetown University Center for Innovation in Global Health is the prime grantee.
A Consortium of expert partners supports the government and implementation, including: Cooper/Smith, PSI, UCSF-HealthQual, MaiKhanda Trust, Kamuzu University of Health Sciences, Imperial College London, and the MeSH Consortium (London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and the UNC Malawi Project).
Additionally, BPS collaborates with other partners working in and supporting Blantyre including Pakachere Institute, the Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI), Fast-Track Cities, the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (including the U.S. Agency for International Development and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) and its implementing partners (e.g. EGPAF, FHI 360, JHPIEGO, MACRO, iTECH), and a number of local civil society, community, and service delivery partners (e.g. the Blantyre Civil Society Network, CEDEP, Lighthouse, Rainbow Alliance, Umunthu Foundation).
The goal is to strengthen the entire ecosystem in Blantyre and make the entire HIV prevention response better, more resilient, and capable of doing what it needs to do to bring down new infections.