TB-HIV

Spread Collaborative for Tuberculosis Management in Cochabamba, Bolivia

Date improvement activities began: March, 2011 Date of end of collaborative: July, 2012 Aims/objectives: The collaborative sought to improve the quality and coverage of Tuberculosis (TB) control activities in Cochabamba, Bolivia, based on...

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...

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...

COMPLETE INTEGRATION OF TB ASSESSMENT IN HIV/AIDS CARE AT BUSESA HC IV

Problem: Background to the problem addressed Busesa is a government rural Health Centre IV located in Iganga district offering a range of in and out-patient services ranging from MCH, TB, HCT, HIV prevention and treatment services...

Improving quality of HIV care in a staff limited rural health center in Namutumba District Eastern Uganda.

Problem: In April 2010 Bulange Health Center III stated having an HIV clinic which was being managed by guest clinicians form Nsinze Health Center IV. Two or one clinician would come at the facility and issue colorinoxagole and ARVs to HIV...

A comprehensive approach for Quality Improvement of TB laboratory service in resource-limited settings

Problem: A multistep plan was designed in order to improve the quality of tuberculosis laboratory diagnosis among the 18 laboratories the Institute of Human Virology of the University of Maryland School of Medicine (IHV-UMSOM) is...