HIV and AIDS

HIV Peer Mentors in Morogoro

As coverage of HIV prevention, care and treatment services expands and programs mature, greater attention is being paid to strengthening the capacity of health systems to provide and sustain high quality HIV and AIDS services, including antiretroviral therapy (ART), prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT), voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC), HIV counseling and testing, integration of HIV services with other clinical services, home-based care and community support, injection safety, and medical waste management.

Improvement methods help HIV and AIDS programs to: 1) provide services for all who need them, 2) retain all those who access services in the continuum of care, and 3) achieve optimal health outcomes for all those who are retained in care.  Strategies to improve coverage of HIV-infected mothers by PMTCT services, especially in antenatal care and at delivery, and improve the follow-up of mother-baby pairs can maximize the uptake of PMTCT services and promote HIV-free survival by assuring that all eligible infants and mothers get needed PMTCT services.  Adult treatment, care, and support can be improved by applying a chronic care model to service delivery and strengthening linkages with community and home-based care.

Laboratory Collaborative Uganda

Date improvement activities began: August, 2009 Aims/objectives: The collaborative seeks to improve the numbers of HIV clients who receive accurate and timely HIV-related laboratory tests and test results. The collaborative is focusing on...

Data Management Collaborative - Uganda

Date improvement activities began: August, 2009 Aims/objectives: The overall objective of the data management collaborative is to strengthen practices of documentation, analysis, utilization and sharing of data generated at facility level...

Strategies Used by Facilities to Integrate FP into HIV Care: What works and what doesn’t

Presentation made on November 16, 2009 by Dr. Ibrahim Kirunda, Quality Improvement Advisor for the HCI Project, at the International Conference on Family Planning, in Kampala, Uganda.

Uganda ART Collaborative

Date improvement activities began: January, 2006 Date of end of collaborative: November, 2009 Aims/objectives: The collaborative seeks to improve the quality of ART and pre-ART services in hospitals and health facilities. Specifically, the...

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...

AIDSInfo HIV Clinical Guidelines Portal

AIDSInfo HIV Clinical Guidelines Portal

AIDSTAR-One Good and Promising Programmatic Practices (G3P) Database

The AIDSTAR-One Promising Practices database shares recent lessons learned in HIV and AIDS programming and can be used by program planners and implementers to better inform their efforts.

HIV Clinic Resource

HIV Clinical Resource

Supply Chain Management System Resource Center

Supply Chain Management System Resource Center

National Quality Center

The National Quality Center (NQC) is a web resource funded by the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration HIV/AIDS Bureau (HRSA HAB) whose mission is to provide technical support for grantees of the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Treatment...

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