AIDSTAR-One Project Highlight: Improving Wellbeing for PLHIV through Care & Support
Access to integrated care and support (C&S) services is critical for the wellbeing of people living with HIV (PLHIV) and their families. On behalf of the United States Agency for International Development and the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief, AIDSTAR-One promotes practices that address opportunistic infections, nutrition, water safety, psychosocial support and more.
Improving the Wellbeing of People Living with HIV through Care & Support Access to integrated care and support (C&S) services is critical for the wellbeing of people living with HIV (PLHIV) and their families. On behalf of the United States Agency for International Development and the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief, AIDSTAR-One promotes practices that address opportunistic infections, nutrition, water safety, psychosocial support and more. WATER, SANITATION, AND HYGIENE Improving the Lives of People Living with HIV (PLHIV) through Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) Curriculum: This comprehensive three- to four-day training curriculum addresses problems around WASH at health facilities to improve the quality of life of PLHIV and their families. http://www.aidstar-one.com/wash_training A Webinar on Improving the Lives of People Living with HIV through WASH: This webinar presented the AIDSTAR-One WASH training curriculum and results of a pilot of the curriculum carried out in Ethiopia and Kenya. http://www.aidstar-one.com/wash_webinar JANUARY 2014 This publication was made possible through the support of the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) through the U.S. Agency for International Development under contract number GHH-I-00-07-00059-00, AIDS Support and Technical Assistance Resources (AIDSTAR-One) Project, Sector I, Task Order 1. © Curt Carnemark/World Bank Tablets CO-TRIMOXAZOLE Co-trimoxazole—Job Aids and Tools to Increase and Sustain Use: These educational tools for providers and clients aim to increase prescription and use of Co-trimoxazole for eligible youth, women, and men living with HIV. http://www.aidstar-one.com/cotrim_tools Technical report on Co-trimoxazole Management and Availability: This report provides a summary of key challenges and innovations in supplying Co-trimoxazole to PLHIV in 15 countries. http://www.aidstar-one.com/cotrim_report U G U G U U G G Take your Septrin once each day. Take Septrin with or without food. If you obs side effec to the he cente Tablets PALLIATIVE CARE AND PAIN MANAGEMENT Palliative Care Pocket Guide, Handbook, and Guidelines: Developed by APCA in partnership with AIDSTAR-One, these technical resources are designed to strengthen efforts to improve pain management and palliative care for people living with HIV. http://www.aidstar-one.com/palliativecareapca OR U G U G U U G G Tablets MENTAL HEALTH Mental Health and HIV/AIDS Technical Brief: This technical brief highlights the key mental health issues in the continuum of HIV care and reviews promising Give programmatic practices for addressing these issues in the child Septrin resource-constrained settings. http://www.aidstar-one.com/mh_techbrief Integration Integration grate basic mental health services and a stepped-care approach into routine HIV services among health facilities, community-based organizations, and traditional healers. http://www.aidstar-one.com/mh_training LINKAGE & RETENTION Linkage and Retention in Pre-ART Care: Best Practices & Experiences from 14 Countries: This literature OR review focuses on the current state of linkage and retention services and identifies best practices from 14 countries in the sub-Saharan African region. http://www.aidstar-one.com/linkage_retention once each day. Give Septrin of Mental Health and HIV Services within Communities Trainer’s Guide and with Zimbabwean or without Syrup food. Leader’s Manual: This training package was developed for a pilot study in Zimbabwe to inte- If you obs side effec to the he cente If you obs side effec to the he cente Give the infant Septrin once each day. www.aidstar-one.com www.pepfar.gov www.usaid.gov AIDSTAR-One is funded by PEPFAR Dispersible tablets or syrup through USAID’s Office of HIV & AIDS. AIDSTAR-One is implemented by John Snow, Inc. and its partners. John Snow, Inc. 1616 Fort Myer Drive, 16th Floor Arlington,VA 22209 USA Phone: 703-528-7474 Fax: 703-528-7480