Liberia

Differentiated Service Delivery in Liberia

Facility-Level
Coverage

Percent of health facilities providing less-intensive DSD models. Of the 220 ART facilities in the country, 26 have enrolled at least 10% of eligible recipients of care into less-intensive models. Source: October 2021 CQUIN DSD Dashboard staging

% In Less-Intensive
DSD Models

Percent of people on ART who are enrolled in less-intensive DSD models. Among 19,328 recipients of care currently on ART, 3,401 have been enrolled in less-intensive models. Source: National electronic medical records data, end June 2021

# of Less-Intensive
DSD Models

Number of less-intensive DSD models designed for people doing well on ART. Less-intensive models include: 6-Month Multi-Month Dispensement, Fast Track, Facility-Based ART Clubs, Facility-Based Teen Clubs, Outreach, Community Delivery, and Community Pharmacy. Source: October 2021 CQUIN data report

DSD Model
Diversity

Number of groups for whom less-intensive DSD models have been designed and implemented.  Differentiated ART models are available for adults who are doing well on ART and eligible adolescents, as well as men, pregnant or breastfeeding women, and key and vulnerable populations. Source: October 2021 CQUIN DSD Dashboard staging

Differentiated Service Delivery Implementation in Liberia

Liberia joined the CQUIN learning network in September 2019. The Ministry of Health’s National AIDS and STI Control Program is committed to enhancing and creating differentiated service delivery (DSD) models to reach more recipients of care, with a focus on serving key and priority populations who are often most vulnerable to HIV. 

Liberia’s current HIV service landscape includes community-based differentiated antiretroviral (ART) models including health care worker- and peer navigator-led groups for HIV testing and linkage for key and priority populations. Though community groups are active, gaps remain in formalizing DSD models and developing specific guidelines for groups guided by health care workers. 

Liberia looks forward to leveraging the collaborative energy of CQUIN to innovate and enhance the country’s DSD landscape.

 Visit ICAP’s website for a broader portfolio of work in CQUIN network countries.

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