South Africa’s National Department of Health launched the National Adherence Guidelines for Chronic Diseases in 2015. In the context of continued implementation of the guidelines, we discuss the conditions under which provider costs of care for stable HIV patients could fall, or rise, with adherence clubs and decentralized medication delivery models of care in South Africa.
Since the beginning of the coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, there has been enormous interest in understanding the impact of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection on people with HIV (PWH).
The MERLA Course is geared towards international development programs. It is designed for individuals with varying levels of MERLA experience and teaches skills important for all levels of project management and technical contribution.
Community-based organizations and PrEP implementers now have two more resources to help HIV prevention ambassadors promote the meaningful engagement of communities and potential and current PrEP users in the rollout of oral PrEP for HIV prevention: the HIV Prevention Ambassador Training Package and Toolkit, developed by the OPTIONS Consortium and the CHOICE activity of the EpiC and RISE projects.
The State of the World’s Nursing 2020 report provides the latest, most up-to-date evidence on and policy options for the global nursing workforce. It also presents a compelling case for considerable – yet feasible – investment in nursing education, jobs, and leadership.
Dynamic movement of patients in and out of HIV care is prevalent, but there is limited information on patterns of patient re-engagement or predictors of return to guide HIV programs to better support patient engagement. This study involved 556 disengaged clients traced by peer educators from 31 Zambian health facilities.
A study of the association between HIV stigma and viral suppression among a large, representative sample of PLHIV in the 21 communities participating in the HPTN 071 (PopART) trial in Zambia and South Africa.
The PrEP for Pregnant and Breastfeeding Women Toolkit is designed for use by policy makers, program implementers, and healthcare workers to expand provision of PrEP to PBFW. The evidence-informed materials are designed to be adapted to reflect local context and priorities, national policy and guidelines, and implementation context surrounding provision of PrEP to PBFW.