Posts tagged ‘Access Policies’

Similar ART Outcomes of Adolescents, Children and Adults: a Cohort Study from 9 African Countries (MOPE052)

Community ART groups support ART access and retention among HIV-positive dependent children in rural Tete, Mozambique (WEPE720)

Mozambique has decentralised HIV services for children, but not all health centres dispense ART and many have limited health care workers. Distances, lack of information, poverty, stigma and unavailability of…

Impact of a Mobile HIV/TB Service on Pre-ART Retention in Care among Migrant Farm Workers in Musina, South Africa (TUPE719)

Migrant farm workers have increased vulnerability to HIV. Many are reluctant to access healthcare for fear of revealing their work status to authorities and risking deportation. At the end of…

Targeted Adherence Strategies for Provision of Antiretroviral Therapy (ART) to Migrant Farm Workers in Musina, South Africa (TUPE752)

Among migrant workers, access to antiretroviral therapy (ART) is often denied due to concerns about adherence and continuity of care. Many of the farm-workers in Musina District, South Africa, migrate…

Scaling-up of Triggered Viral Load in Rural Zimbabwe: Implications for Phasing out of D4T (THPE725)

Viral load testing is limited in resource poor settings due to feasibility and cost. In 2011, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) in collaboration with the Zimbabwean Ministry of Health (MoH) scaled…

Starting ART Early: Progress and Lessons from Zimbabwe’s Largest Child Cohort (MOPE195)

Mortality without Anti Retroviral Therapy (ART) is very high before the age of 2. In Zimbabwe early ART initiation has been supported since 2008 through Early Infant Diagnosis (EID) within…