AIDSTAR-One Project Highlight: Scaling Up High-Quality HIV Treatment and PMTCT Services
AIDSTAR-One provided a platform for global technical leadership and knowledge management to support the piloting and scale-up of high-quality HIV treatment and prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) services.
Scaling Up High-Quality HIV Treatment and PMTCT Services AIDSTAR-One provided a platform for global technical leadership and knowledge management to support the piloting and scale-up of high-quality HIV treatment and prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) services. SUPPORTING NATIONAL RESPONSES TO HIV National Treatment and PMTCT Guidelines Database: This database includes adult and pediatric national treatment guidelines from over 50 countries. www.aidstar-one.com/treatmentguidelines Capacity Assessment Tool: Transitioning Management and Leadership to Local Partners: This tool aids in the assessment of country level capacity to take on greater responsibility and accountability for planning, organizing, and managing HIV care and treatment programs and services. www.aidstar-one.com/capacityassessmenttool Crosswalk Analysis of Antiretroviral Therapy Costing Models and Their Policy Impact: Through the U.S. President’s Plan for Emergency AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and other initiatives, several different packages of mathematical modeling software have been developed to support HIV policymakers in resource allocation for HIV programming. Focusing on software commonly in use, this crosswalk analysis evaluates and compares nine ART costing models. www.aidstar-one.com/crosswalk 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. © Arne Hoel/World Bank ANTIRETROVIRAL THERAPY ACCESS AND ADHERENCE Case Study—Emergency Planning for HIV Treatment Access in Conflict and Post-Conflict Settings: The Case of Northern Uganda: This case study documents Uganda’s planning process for continuity of HIV programs in the event of emergencies and highlights changes to the process since the violence from northern Uganda’s civil war ended. www.aidstar-one.com/emergency_planning_uganda Case Study—Emergency Planning for ART During Post-Election Violence in Kenya: This case study documents the emergency plans that had been in place to ensure continuity of HIV treatment programs prior to the outbreak of violence, and the events that occurred during the period of violence. www.aidstar-one.com/emergency_planning_kenya PREVENTION OF MOTHER-TO-CHILD TRANSMISSION Integrating PMTCT of HIV Interventions with MNCH Services Technical Brief: This technical brief reviews clinical and programmatic considerations, as well as challenges, of reorienting health systems to include PMTCT interventions within the full continuum of existing public, private, and community-based women and newborn health services. www.aidstar-one.com/pmtcthivmnchtb Assessment of the Integration of PMTCT within MNCH Services at Health Facilities in Tanzania: This report describes the results of an assessment conducted across 70 randomly sampled PMTCT facilities in 14 regions of Tanzania, and the effect of integration on health service quality. www.aidstar-one.com/pmtct_mnch_tz PEDIATRIC AND YOUTH DISCLOSURE AND TREATMENT Pediatric & Youth Disclosure Materials: A series of four booklets was designed to aid caregivers of children living with HIV in the step-by-step pediatric disclosure process. The booklets include “How to Keep Healthy” (for 2-6-year-olds), “Knowing About Myself ” (for 6-12-year-olds), “Living a Life of Health” (for 10-year olds and older), and “Teen Talk: A Guide for Positive Living” (for adolescents). The series is also available in French, Xhosa, and Portuguese. www.aidstar-one.com/pedsdisclosure © JSI How to Keep Healthy Booklet © JSI Rapid Assessment of Pediatric HIV Treatment in Nigeria and Zambia: These assessments examine barriers to providing high-quality pediatric HIV care and treatment services in Nigeria and Zambia and how these barriers affect patients’ clinical outcomes. www.aidstar-one.com/pediatric_tx_nigeria & www.aidstar-one.com/pediatric_tx_zambia www.aidstar-one.com www.pepfar.gov www.usaid.gov John Snow, Inc. 1616 Fort Myer Drive, 16th Floor Arlington,VA 22209 USA Phone: 703-528-7474 Fax: 703-528-7480 AIDSTAR-One is funded by PEPFAR through USAID’s Office of HIV & AIDS. AIDSTAR-One is implemented by John Snow, Inc. and its partners.