Antiretroviral Therapy

Improving Pediatric Antiretroviral Therapy in Tanzania

The USAID Applying Science to Strengthen and Improve Systems (ASSIST) project worked with the Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children (MOHCDGEC), implementing partners (IPs), Regional Health Management Teams...

Improving Antiretroviral Therapy Services in Tanzania Change Package

This document focuses on QI activities implemented to improve ART services in Tanzania during ASSIST from 2012 to 2017. At the project’s inception, performance gaps in the ART program were: low enrollment to HIV care, significant retention...

Increasing adult ART uptake under Test and Treat in Lesotho through ART initiation at the village health post level

Globally, Lesotho ranks second in HIV prevalence. Prevalence rates vary among Lesotho’s 10 districts and range from 17% in Mokhotlong to 28% in Maseru (LDHS:2014). In June 2016, per the new Universal Test and Treat (UTT) guidelines...

Guide to Using the Community Client Led ART Delivery Model in Uganda

Achieving the UNAIDS 90–90–90 targets calls for the adoption of innovative and efficient strategies for delivering HIV and prevention, care, and treatment services that address the needs of different sub-populations of clients under HIV...

Empathy as tool for minimizing the self-stigma and binding groups together

This success story shares the experience of a young woman who, when diagnosed as HIV-positive, received support from ASSIST-trained Peer Mentors in Tanzania. The peer mentors helped her gain skills to manage her health and provided...

Integrating quality improvement in HIV/AIDS care and treatment in the Lualaba Province of the Democratic Republic of Congo to retain PLHIV on antiretroviral therapy

In fiscal years 2015-2016, the USAID ASSIST Project funded by PEPFAR provided technical assistance to improve the retention of people living with HIV (PLHIV) on antiretroviral therapy (ART) in 10 health facilities in the province of...

Success story: All she needed was continuous engagement with the health facility to achieve HIV viral load suppression

Palabek-kal Health Center IV is one of the health facilities in Northern Uganda that the USAID Applying Science to Strengthen and Improve Systems project (ASSIST) is supporting to achieve viral suppression for children and adolescents in...

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