HIV Care and Treatment

I-TECH provides technical assistance on the clinical care and treatment of HIV and related opportunistic infections on a continuum that ranges from direct patient service delivery, to training and mentoring health care workers, to the development of national policies and health systems infrastructure. In particular, together with ministries of health and other key stakeholders, I-TECH has developed numerous curricula and clinical mentoring programs to train health care workers to safely and effectively treat patients who have HIV and TB or other opportunistic infections at a level of care commensurate with national and international standards.

I-TECH has also assisted ministries of health to create national prevention and care and treatment guidelines for infectious diseases, which has lead to standardized care and treatment for HIV, including antiretroviral therapy (ART) dosing for adults and children.

Program Highlights

Clinical Mentoring in Haiti
I-TECH introduced its clinical mentoring program in Haiti in 2006. A team of physicians, nurses and psychologists provide technical assistance to 20 sites in the MSPP care and services network to help strengthen HIV- and AIDS-related services. During site visits, I-TECH mentors conduct clinical rounds, conferences and chart reviews, and ...
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Differentiated Models of HIV Service Delivery in Tanzania
In October 2016, the Government of Tanzania adopted the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Treat All recommendations. The adoption of WHO recommendations, coupled with the Government of Tanzania’s acceptance of the UNAIDS 90-90-90 targets represents a significant commitment to the fight against HIV in Tanzania ...
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eLearning and HIV Diploma Course in the Caribbean
I-TECH partnered with the University of the West Indies (UWI) – St. Augustine campus in Trinidad and Tobago to develop a blended eLearning course that enables health care workers to provide high-quality clinical management of patients living with HIV ...
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Expanded HIV Care and Treatment in Zimbabwe
I-TECH works hand-in-hand with the MoHCC to strengthen quality, comprehensive HIV and TB services for children, adolescents and adults, in Zimbabwe, with the goal of HIV epidemic control. I-TECH supports integrated programming in 17 districts ...
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