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Perspectives on Differentiated Service Delivery – Dr. Nomthi Lukhele: “CQUIN Helps Us Keep an Open Mind”

January 30, 2018

Dr. Nomthandazo “Nomthi” Lukhele is the National ART Coordinator for Swaziland’s National AIDS Programme (SNAP) at the country’s Ministry of Health. Dr. Lukhele spoke with us about how differentiated service delivery (DSD) is changing the HIV care and treatment landscape in Swaziland, and about CQUIN’s role in helping SNAP explore new approaches to one of their top priorities: monitoring and evaluation (M&E).

Perspectives – Dr. James Hakim on the REALITY Trial and the Future of Differentiated Care for Individuals with Advanced HIV

November 8, 2017

The University of Zimbabwe Professor of Medicine has been working on combating HIV/AIDS for decades. We caught up with Dr. Hakim at the CQUIN workshop for patients at high risk of advanced HIV disease progression to ask him about the REALITY trial, a study on advanced treatment for HIV patients in four countries that he and his colleagues worked on together. It is a testament to how far the fight against HIV has come.

South-to-south Experience Sharing: Lessons from Kenya

October 5, 2017

Mbabane, Swaziland – At a CQUIN experience-sharing meeting hosted by ICAP Swaziland, Dr. Maureen Syowai from ICAP in Kenya greeted the Swazi and Zimbabwean audience with a warm “Sanibonani”. Dr. Syowai skillfully conveyed her country’s experiences with implementation and scale-up of differentiated service delivery (DSD) to an audience of about 30 participants from ICAP Swaziland, the Swaziland National AIDS Program (SNAP), and the Zimbabwe Ministry of Health and Child Care (MoHCC). Her presentation quickly blossomed into a lively dialogue with the audience, sparking new ideas for systematic and rapid roll-out of DSD.