Health Systems TrustHST General
Southern African Development Community (SADC)Non HST
Medical Research CouncilNon HST
World Health OrganizationNon HST
Delivering Antiretroviral therapy in Resource-constrained Settings: lessons from Ghana, Kenya and Rwanda
The objectives were to: Improve the capacity of clinics, laboratories and pharmacies in selected health facilities to provide comprehensive HIV services, including treatment Strengthen referral networks to link ART delivery with other care and support services across a continuum of care between health facilities and communities Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS). AIDS EEpidemic Update, December 2004. Educate communities, including people living with HIV/AIDS (PLHA), about HIV disease, the need for prevention and treatment of opportunistic infections, when to seek care and the benefits and limitations of ART Provide ART to an initial cadre of patients, ensuring drug adherence, proper management of side effects and toxicity, and regular monitoring and follow-up strengthen commodity management, including the drug supply chain Explore selected operations research questions, particularly related to adherence and cost. Gather and distill lessons to guide service expansion.
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