Retention in care

Uganda | Application of quality improvement and performance management approaches to improve pharmaceutical process

Date improvement activities began: March, 2012 Aims/objectives: The collaborative aims to apply improvement and performance management approaches to strengthen pharmaceutical human resources and improve the availability and use of HIV care...

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...

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...

Tanzania | Tanga Region ART/PMTCT Improvement Collaborative

Date improvement activities began: May, 2008 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...

Nicaragua | Antiretroviral Therapy (ART) Improvement Collaborative

Date improvement activities began: January, 2009 Date of end of collaborative: August, 2010 Aims/objectives: The collaborative aimed to provide early and opportune anti-retroviral therapy (ART) who fall under the treatment initiation...

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...

IMPROVING QUALITY OF CARE IN RURAL HIV CLINICS THROUGH CLINICAL DATA AUDITS: EXPERIENCE FROM NORTHERN NIGERIA.

Problem: Quality care of HIV positive patients require well organized health information systems which guide important clinical decisions. Many health centres in resource limited settings rely on paper based health information systems ...

Uganda – Retention Collaborative

Date improvement activities began: October, 2009 Aims/objectives: The collaborative ensures that patients started on Antiretroviral Therapy remain in care at any one time. Retained patients are those known to be alive and are receiving ART...

Uganda ART Collaborative

Date improvement activities began: January, 2006 Date of end of collaborative: November, 2009 Aims/objectives: The collaborative seeks to improve the quality of ART and pre-ART services in hospitals and health facilities. Specifically, the...

Decentralizing HIV care and TB screening in St. Petersburg, Russia

Problem: As in many large Russian cities, HIV/AIDS services in St Petersburg were traditionally relying on a specialized and well-equipped AIDS Center. However, the rapidly growing number of patients with HIV posed a serious challenge to...