Retention in Care

Improving care for patients on antiretroviral therapy through a gap analysis framework

The United States President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief's (PEPFAR) goal of an AIDS-Free Generation places increasing focus on improving the quality of care for patients on antiretroviral therapy (ART), which is known to improve viral...

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...

Community Support for the HIV and AIDS Continuum of Response in Uganda

This short report describes the current activities of the USAID ASSIST Project to improve the HIV continuum of response at the community level, working in 20 villages in the catchment area of three facilities in East Central and South...

Expert Patient Pocket Guide

This pocket guide, in Swahili, was developed in Tanzania to assist Expert Patients in providing education and support to HIV patients.

Facteurs Influençant la Sortie des Patients Vivant avec le VIH du Circuit de Traitement en Côte d'Ivoire

Le problème de perdus de vue est d'autant plus pertinent en Côte d'Ivoire que les taux de perdus de vue se présentent comme les plus élevés comparativement à ceux d'autres pays à faibles et moyens revenus. En outre, l'évaluation de base,...

Retention in Care of HIV-exposed Mother-baby Pairs in Kenya

With support from the American people and the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), Vipingo Health Centre in Kilifi County, Kenya improved retention of mother-baby pairs from 14% to 57% between April and August 2013,...

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...

Retention of Clients Taking HAART in Care at Hospital/ART Clinc, West Nile, Uganda

Problem: In West Nile Region. AHAP located in Arua regional Referral Hospital. It is also a site that offers services to HIV positive clients with complicated conditions such as cryptococcal meningitis; toxoplasmosis and clients with...

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