HIV/AIDS

Addressing the Needs of Men, Women, Boys and Girls in HIV and ART Services

This 4-page flyer is designed to provide a quick reference for improvement specialists, clinicians, health workers and implementing partners working in HIV and ART services. It highlights three key gender issues: lower utilization and...

Retaining doctors in deep rural areas in South Africa through “marriage counsellors” who work to negotiate the relationships between management and doctors.

Problem: Retention of doctors in rural areas is a global issue most frequently linked to the professional and personal isolation that results in the majority of qualifying medical professionals to migrate to urban healthcare facilities...

Increasing uptake for PMTCT-EID services in a rural setting. A case of Kamuli district, Uganda

Problem: Access to PMTCT services in Kamuli district has been a challenge despite the high HIV prevalence of 12.3% among pregnant women. For the past 12 years only the two Hospitals (of the 15 health facilities) offered PMTCT services with...

TASK SHIFTING for Rapid Scale up of Treatment of HIV/AIDS

Problem: Treatment and counseling of HIV positives were limited to doctors and nurses respectively in Ethiopia. In addition, the entire HIV/AIDS intervention package was only limited to prevention until 2005. As a result, twenty five years...

QUALITY IMPROVEMENT INITIATIVES ON MEDICAL DOCUMENTATION IN 16 AIDSRelief PARTNER FACILITIES: SUCCESSES AND CHALLENGES

Problem: AIDSRelief consortium (AR) supports health facilities in Nigeria to rapidly scale up and deliver life-saving antiretroviral therapy. With challenges impeding best outcomes, AR continually identifies for improvement, factors...

Reducing the waiting time for HIV/AIDS patients attending Mengo Hospital HIV clinic, an urban hospital in Uganda

Problem: Mengo Hospital is a Non Government faith based private not for Profit hospital and the pioneer of modern medical practices in Uganda and has existed for a hundred and thirteen (113) years thus far. It was established by Dr. Sir...

Soroti District Improvement Report

Problem: Soroti District is located in the North Eastern part of Uganda. The district care system is run according to Ministry of Health policy guidelines. The health system ranges from health centre I up to health centre IV for the case...