HIV Counseling and Testing

Supporting close-to-community providers through a community health system approach: case examples from Ethiopia and Tanzania

This Case Study, published in Human Resources for Health (2015) 13:12, describes how the Community Health System Strengthening model, developed with support from PEPFAR as a strategy to improve community health worker performance, was...

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 Community Linkages Project

In early 2014, USAID ASSIST began the Community Linkages project in five villages of the Muheza district of the Tanga region in Tanzania building on existing work to increase retention in the HIV continuum of care. The Community Linkages...

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...

USAID ASSIST Project Experience Improving HIV Services

This technical report summarizes the experience of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Applying Science to Strengthen and Improve Systems (ASSIST) Project and its predecessor, the USAID Health Care Improvement...

Tanzania | Manyara PMTCT/RCH Integration Improvement Collaborative

Date improvement activities began: October, 2011 Aims/objectives: To improve PMTCT services in Reproductive and Child Health Clinics (RCH) through service integration Implementation package/interventions: Changes implemented include the...

Tanzania Human Resources for Health Collaborative

Date improvement activities began: October, 2010 Aims/objectives: This work builds in the HCI-supported Human Resources Collaborative in Niger and utilizes a modified change package from that project. The specific objectives were: -To...

Improving Access to HIV/AIDS Care and Patient Retention in Russia

The USAID-funded Quality Assurance Project (QAP) began work in the Russian Federation in 1998, initially supporting the piloting and scale-up of improved systems of care for maternal and child and primary health care. In 2003, USAID asked...

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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