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Integrated HIV/AIDS services in district and primary health care settings - short course
Wits School of Public Health, Johannesburg
The content of the short course covers the following themes: an overview of individual clinical needs based on HIV-disease progression methodologies to assess the burden of HIV-related illness at a population level and to define coverage objectives definition of components for the full continuum of HIV/AIDS services tools to analyse existing capacity and systemic constraints and strategies to overcome them. Participants will examine both the demand and supply side challenges to increasing coverage and prolonging life. Case studies will be presented from existing HIV/AIDS programs in the region that illustrate health system interventions such as decentralization, task-shifting, patient-centred approaches to care (including TB/HIV integration) and community support. Tools to monitor and evaluate as well as strategies to support sustainability will also be examined. Both successes and unresolved challenges will be discussed.
Accreditation: Participants will receive either a Wits certificate of attendance or if they complete a course assignment and write an examination, a certificate of competence. The course will be CPD-accredited.
Module/course dates: Monday 11 February to Friday 15 February 2008, from 8h30 to 17h00. The course will be held at the School of Public Health, University of Witwatersrand, 7 York Road, Parktown, Johannesburg 2193
Cost: The course fee is R2,500.
To apply for the course and for further information contact:
Ms Anne de Jager
Tel: 011-717 2087 Email: email@example.com
Closing date for applications: Thursday 13 December 2007