Task shifting

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...

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...

Daily diary analysis – An approach to strengthen information system at grass root level

Problem: This improvement report refers to the period July -2007 Facilities which implemented HIV AIDS program for children were the subject of the report. The facilities were NGO (Non-Government Organization) implementing Pediatric HIV...

Improving maternal and newborn care counseling in Benin: Operations research on use of job aids and task shifting

The impact of counseling and the quality of services provided by both skilled and unskilled health care workers within government facilities in Zou/Collines, Benin was assessed both prior to and following the intervention trial. At both...