Community care: Optimizing community services for an improved continuum of HIV care in South Africa

Hoffmann, Christopher J. and Tonderai Maputo

Community health workers, community-based care, and community outreach have long been recognized as essential to extending the reach of facility-based health care systems. In South Africa there is limited information about what services are available, where they are available, eligibility criteria, and how to access them. This report describes Project SOAR’s assessment of the reach and coordination of community services, and associations between specific community-based HIV-related services and facility-level HIV care and treatment outcomes in two districts in South Africa.

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May 7, 2019
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community health workers (CHWs), community-based care, access to services

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