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ICAP Study Highlights the Need for Innovative Differentiated Services to Improve Health Outcomes for People with Advanced HIV

January 25, 2019

Analyzing data from Ethiopia, Kenya, Mozambique, and Tanzania, the study team found a great need for innovative DSD models for persons living with HIV who have advanced disease. Chloe Teasdale, PhD, MPH, associate research scientist at ICAP and lead study author, discusses the study, which was published in the Journal of International Aids Society (JIAS) in December 2018.

Perspectives on Differentiated Service Delivery – Dr. Michael Odo: “CQUIN Breaks Down Boundaries”

October 4, 2018

Michael Odo, MB BCH, MSc, MPH, is the technical advisor for HIV care and treatment for the Department of HIV/AIDS, at the Malawi Ministry of Health. At CQUIN’s Science and Practice of Scale-up Workshop, Dr. Odo discussed Malawi’s successes reaching 90-90-90, the challenges ahead, and how CQUIN is helping the Ministry make the leap toward community-based care and treatment.

CQUIN Supports National Coordinators to Accelerate DSD Scale-Up in Network Countries

August 29, 2018

In February, CQUIN launched an online DSD community of practice designed to support DSD coordinators. Part of CQUIN’s diverse portfolio of activities to accelerate DSD scale-up, the community consists of ministry of health staff and DSD coordinators from 10 countries, who meet twice a month to share ideas on planning activities, discuss solutions to common challenges, and exchange tools and resources.

Eswatini, Kenya, and Malawi Observe TASO’s Rights-Based Approach to DSD in Uganda

August 26, 2018

CQUIN recently supported teams from Eswatini, Kenya, and Malawi to visit Uganda on a joint south-to-south learning exchange hosted by the Uganda Ministry of Health National AIDS Control Program. From June 10-14, the teams visited The AIDS Support Organization (TASO), a pioneer in Uganda’s HIV/AIDS response. The exchange included three field visits to observe Community Drug Distribution Points (CDDP) and Community Client-Led ART Delivery (CCLAD) and facility based DSD models.