HIV counseling and testing

Improving Pharmaceutical Service in the Primary Healthcare Sector Through the Training of Pharmacist Assistants

Problem: South Africa (SA) has 5.63 million people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA), 0.4 – 0.59million estimated TB cases reported per annum (according to the SA National Strategic plan 2012) 1 and 800 HIV related deaths per day. In order to...

Improving the uptake of HIV services among adolescents in a rural public health facility. The experience of Buyinja health centre IV

Problem: HIV prevalence in adolescents’ aged 13- 19 stands at 3.5%. Adolescents are a sexually active group exposed to unwanted pregnancies and STDS/ HIV infections which they continue passing on to peers and offsprings. They are therefore...

Reducing the effects of HIV/AIDS in rural communities through a holistic approach by volunteer caregivers in Shiselweni, Southern Swaziland

Problem: With an adult prevalence rate of 26% and an antenatal prevalence rate of 42%, Swaziland is the country in the world with the highest HIV infection rate. Shiselweni is one of four regions in the Kingdom of Swaziland, the area most...

Tanzania | Morogoro ART/PMTCT Improvement Collaborative

Date improvement activities began: May, 2009 Aims/objectives: To increase the quality of HIV/AIDS health care services, including PMTCT and ART services through building the capacity of regional and district teams and ART/PMTCT providers...

Tanzania | Mtwara ART/PMTCT Collaborative

Date improvement activities began: May, 2009 Aims/objectives: To increase the quality of HIV/AIDS health care services, including PMTCT and ART services through building the capacity of regional and district teams and ART/PMTCT providers...

Tanzania | Lindi ART/PMTCT Collaborative

Date improvement activities began: November, 2009 Aims/objectives: To increase the quality of HIV/AIDS health care services, including PMTCT and ART services through building the capacity of regional and district teams and ART/PMTCT...

Nicaragua | HIV Counseling and Testing Collaborative for People with STIs

Date improvement activities began: May, 2008 Date of end of collaborative: September, 2010 Aims/objectives: The primary objective of this collaborative was to support most at-risk populations (MARPs) in HIV/AIDS and sexually transmitted...

Russia| Improvement of Social Support for HIV-infected mothers and their newly born children (St. Petersburg)

Date improvement activities began: October, 2006 Date of end of collaborative: December, 2010 Aims/objectives: To establish social follow-up care for HIV-positive women with children at the rayon-level state social services, develop...

Russia| HIV/AIDS Treatment, Care and Support: Support for Regional Spread Collaborative: Improvement of Access to Basic HIV/AIDS Care and ART Collaborative

Date improvement activities began: February, 2007 Date of end of collaborative: October, 2010 Aims/objectives: Improve access to HIV/AIDS treatment, care and support services. The main objectives were as follows: • Improve systems for...

Vietnam| TB/HIV Collaborative-Thai Binh Province

Date improvement activities began: April, 2007 Date of end of collaborative: September, 2008 Aims/objectives: To pilot-test a model for TB/HIV integration activities at the provincial level in eight districts of the Thai Binh Province in...

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