Adherence

Improving Coverage in the HIV Continuum of Care Response: Tested Changes and Guidance from Uganda

Since April 2013, ASSIST worked with the MOH and implementing partners in Uganda through applying improvement methods to implement the HIV continuum of response (COR) across 41 districts. The HIV COR collaborative uses a model that...

Ensuring an Effective Continuum of Response and Cascade of Care for Persons Living with HIV in Uganda

The Continuum of Response (COR) approach seeks to provide clients and their families with the essential prevention, care/support, and treatment services to reduce HIV transmission and disease progression and to maximize health outcomes...

Improving Linkages between Health Facilities and Communities in Muheza, Tanzania

In the Muheza District of Tanzania, the USAID Applying Science to Strengthen and Improve Systems (ASSIST) Project applied the Community Health System Strengthening model to improve linkages between health facilities and communities in...

Tanzania Success Stories: Community Linkages Demonstration Project, Muheza District

Empowering community systems to track lost to follow up Everything Amina* went through after she stopped using ARVs has remained history as now she has a new and promising life. Although stopping using ARVs was not her choice as the side...

Expert Patient Pocket Guide

This pocket guide, in Swahili, was developed in Tanzania to assist Expert Patients in providing education and support to HIV patients.

Strengthening Community Systems to Increase Uptake and Retention of PMTCT Services in Tanzania

Various factors influence poor uptake and retention of prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) of HIV services. Decisions to seek PMTCT care, adhere to treatment, and return for care are complicated and influenced by factors...

Uganda| Chronic Care Collaborative

Date improvement activities began: February, 2011 Aims/objectives: Aim: Improve patient self-efficacy at managing their chronic illnesses-Improvements based on the following aspects of the Chronic Care Model: • Improvements in patients...

Retention of Clients Taking HAART in Care at Hospital/ART Clinc, West Nile, Uganda

Problem: In West Nile Region. AHAP located in Arua regional Referral Hospital. It is also a site that offers services to HIV positive clients with complicated conditions such as cryptococcal meningitis; toxoplasmosis and clients with...

Reducing missed appointments and number of lost clients through community tracking using PHAS and zoning to ease follow-up

Problem: Butebo Health centre IV is a rural health unit in Pallisa District in Eastern Uganda in East Africa. The health facility has a current cumulative enrollment of 530 HIV positive clients and only 389(73%) are active in care. HIV...

Developing quality participatory pharmacy practice for children living with HIV/AIDS in Mbeya,Tanzania

Problem: Sub-Saharan Africa takes up a large share of population comprising people living with HIV/AIDS globally and studies have shown that Sub-Saharan Africa is home to 90% of children living with HIV/AIDS [i] . United Republic of...

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