Diagnostics

Quality Assurance Costing Tool

This excel-based tool is designed to help countries model the cost of a comprehensive quality assurance (QA) program. It is composed of eight approaches to providing QA for diagnostic equipment: mentorship; external quality control proficiency testing (international and national); duplicate testing; data management through connectivity; paper-based external quality assurance; and e-modules. 

Author: CHAI
Year: 2017

Start Free Stay Free AIDS Free - Progress Report (2017)

This progress report presents highlights of the first year of implementation (through December 2016) of the Start Free, Stay Free, AIDS Free initiative, which focuses on accelerating country-level progress toward ending new HIV infections among children, identifying children and adolescents living with HIV, ensuring their right to access life-saving treatment and quality care, and stopping the cycle of new infections among adolescents and young women. See the 2016 Framework to read more about the Three Frees. 

Returning adults and children on ART and HIV-exposed infants to care in Malawi - Poster (2017)

This poster presented at ICASA 2017 highlights a promising intervention to improve client retention in HIV programmes. Beginning in 2015 in Malawi, a collaboration between the Ministry of Health, UNICEF, and UNC-Project Malawi introduced a community-based Expert Client (EC) intervention with a particular focus on HIV-exposed infants and mothers enrolled in the national PMTCT programme.