PMTCT/eMTCT

Improving the Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV in South Africa

With more people living with HIV than in any other country in the world, South Africa has made noteworthy progress in improving services to prevent mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) of HIV.The nation has achieved almost 90% PMTCT...

Guatemala | ProCONE Community Demonstration Collaborative

Date improvement activities began: September, 2009 Date of end of collaborative: January, 2010 Aims/objectives: The overall aim of the ProCone collaborative is to Reduce Maternal and Neonatal Mortality (ProCONE): The community component of...

The Partnership for Quality Improvement to Improve PMTCT and ART Services in Tanzania: Assessment of Results, Capacity, and Potential for Institutionalization

The USAID Health Care Improvement Project was asked by USAID in 2007 to assist the Tanzanian Ministry of Health and Social Work (MoHSW), regional and district level stakeholders, and implementing partners to set up a national Quality...

Spread of PMTCT and ART Better Care Practices through collaborative learning in Tanzania

This evaluation takes place in the context of the “Partnership for Quality Improvement” (PQI) initiative in Tanzania. The partnership was initiated in 2007 by the Tanzania National AIDS Control Program (NACP) and PEPFAR to improve the...

Sustainability of the Effectiveness of a PMTCT Counselor Training Program during National Scale-up | Tanzania

This study evaluated whether a PMTCT Infant Feeding Counseling Program that includes training of counselors, facility supervisors and facility staff, counselor job aids, and mother take-home brochures was fully implemented in program...

Effects of participating in collaborative improvement on the quality of HIV/AIDS care in facilities in Cote d’Ivoire: a comparison of intervention and control sites

Collaborative improvement is one approach being used in many countries to improve prevention of mother to child transmission (PMTCT) and treatment with anti-retroviral therapy (ART) services. Collaborative improvement consists of a network...

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...

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)...

HIV and infant feeding: A compilation of programmatic evidence

The United Nations-led process of updating the 1998 international guidelines related to infant feeding and the prevention of maternal-to-child-transmission (pMTCT) of HIV called for a review of recent programmatic experience in addition to...

The impact of a programme to prevent mother-to-child transmission of HIV in Jamaica

Jamaica is experiencing alarmingly high rates of perinatal AIDS, now the second leading cause of death among Jamaican children between one and four years. The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Jamaican...

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