Antiretroviral Therapy

A Rapid Evaluation of the Uganda MoH Training Program on the Use of HIV Patient Monitoring Tools

Due to the chronic nature of HIV/AIDS, accurate, up-to-date patient records are vital to ensuring that HIV/AIDS patients receive quality care. Recognizing this, the Uganda Ministry of Health (MoH) hasdeveloped a set of patient monitoring...

Implementing a Gap Analysis Framework to Improve Care for Patients on ART: Training Participant Manual

This quality improvement (QI) training participant manual was developed for presentation at a skill-building workshop conducted by the USAID Health Care Improvement Project at the June 2010 Global Health Council annual conference. The...

Transforming Health Systems and Improving Quality Care for Chronic Conditions in Africa Workshop, Kampala, Uganda, May 31-June 3

One of the major challenges for African health systems is dealing with long-term illness. There is broad agreement among health systems experts that the effective delivery of care for chronic conditions of any kind is fundamentally...

Evaluation of a Ministry of Health ART Training Workshop in Uganda

In the fall of 2009, Family Health International (FHI), in collaboration with University Research Co., LLC (URC) and the Uganda (MOH) conducted an evaluation of an MOH training workshop on the patient management of ART took place on...

Uganda – HIV/ART Coverage Collaborative

Date improvement activities began: October, 2009 Aims/objectives: Objectives • To increase number of clients accessing HIV/AIDS care • To increase number of clients accessing ART Processes of care to be focus on are: • HIV Counseling and...

Assessment of HIV Quality of Care in Cote d'Ivoire

The assessment, conducted in July and August 2008 , collected data from interviews with providers or heads of HIV services, as well as cohort data from medical records and registers used for prevention of mother-to-child transmission (...

An Approach to Rapid Scale-up Using HIV/AIDS Treatment as an Example

Scaling up – which is defined here as the activity of expanding an intervention or programme from initial facilities that serve a small proportion of the population to facilities that serve a significantly larger population (such as an...

Assessment of quality of ART services in the private sector in Uganda

Of Uganda’s 4639 health facilities, 2154 (46 %) are privately owned for profits (PFPs). Of these, 36 are accredited to provide care and treatment to people with HIV/AIDS. To learn more about the quality of HIV care in PFPs, Uganda’s...

Accessibility of ART in St. Petersburg and Orenburg City, Russia

This study investigated the barriers preventing people with HIV/AIDS from accessing specialized medical care, specifically ART, and developed recommendations to increase ART availability and treatment adherence in HIV-positive, hard-to-...

The Zambia HIV/AIDS Workforce Study: preparing for scale-up.

This report presents the findings of a study conducted within 16 healthcare facilities in Zambia that offer voluntary counseling and testing (VCT), prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV (P-MTCT), and antiretroviral (ARV)...

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