The scale-up of antiretroviral therapy (ART) in Malawi was based on a public health approach adapted to its resource-poor setting, with principles and practices borrowed from the successful tuberculosis control framework.
At AIDS 2016, the Department of State’s Office of the U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator and Health Diplomacy (S/GAC) announced the establishment of a Key Populations Investment Fund (KPIF) of US$100 million over five years.
HIV clinical mentoring has been utilized for capacity building in Africa, but few formal program evaluations have explored mentee perspectives on these programs. EQUIP is a PEPFAR-USAID funded program in Malawi that has been providing HIV mentoring on clinical and health systems since 2010.
Intensified tuberculosis case finding (TB ICF) by community health workers was associated with a dramatic (20-fold) increase in TB case detection at a very busy antiretroviral therapy (ART) clinic in rural Malawi, according to findings presented at the 21st International AIDS Conference (AIDS 201
The objective of this study was to evaluate the assumption that moving heightens HIV infection by examining the time-order between migration and HIV infection and investigate differences in HIV infection by migration destination and permanence.
The average number of monthly tuberculosis diagnoses among the HIV patients increased twenty-fold, and pediatric TB was diagnosed for the first time at a busy Malawi hospital after a pilot intervention provided community health workers already experienced in HIV screening and care linkage with a
Call for Consultant to Conduct a Regional Mapping, Selection and Engagement of Change Agents (Potential Champions) within the Health and Justice System, and among Political, Traditional and Religious Leaders