1.1.1 Organization Name:
Service, Health & Development for People Living Positively with HIV/AIDS, which is abbreviated as SHDEPHA+, is a National Network Association of People Living with HIV and AIDS (PLHIVs).
1.1.2 Organization Establishment, Registration and Compliance:
In September 6, 1993, fifteen (15) people living positively with HIV and AIDS founded SHDEPHA+. The organization was legally, registered on 21stNovember 1994, under Society Ordinance (1954) with No. SO: 8216 and re-registered in 1997 as the PLHIV national network. SHDEPHA+ received its compliance certificate under NGO Act of 2002 in 2007 with No. 0738. SHDEPHA+, Has currently, 303 branches located at regional, district, ward and village levels. The SHDEPHA+ Head Office is situated in Ilala District in Dar es Salaam.