Health facilities in Kenya, Uganda, and Zambia could extend life-sustaining antiretroviral therapy (ART) to hundreds of thousands of people living with HIV if facilities improved the efficiency of service delivery. This is one of the main findings from a paper published today in BMC Medicine, co-authored by the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) and collaborators from Action Africa Help-International (AAH-I) in Kenya, the Infectious Diseases Research Collaboration (IDRC) in Uganda, and the University of Zambia in Zambia.
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January 28, 2015
Several nationally representative datasets detailing facility-level information ranging from stock-outs of essential medicines to patient volumes are now publicly available – a multicountry resource viewed as critical to assessing health facility performance, costs of producing health services, and how patients interact with their health systems.
January 28, 2015
Health facilities in sub-Saharan Africa report providing a range of health services, but deficits in stocking critical medical supplies and equipment may compromise their full capacity to deliver care. This is one of many findings from the Access, Bottlenecks, Costs, and Equity (ABCE) project, a multicountry study that aims to assess the drivers of health system performance and costs of care.
June 25, 2015
Results from the Access, Bottlenecks, Costs, and Equity (ABCE) project are featured at the 2015 International Health Conference, hosted at St. Hugh’s College in Oxford, United Kingdom.
November 24, 2014
Dr. Carolina Kisia of Action Africa-Help International (AAH-I) joined hundreds of African health leaders at the inaugural Amref Health Africa International Health Conference.
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November 19, 2014
Lusaka, Zambia – After five months of survey administration for about 180 facilities, the ABCE field team completed follow-up data collection in Zambia.
September 15, 2014
Kampala, Uganda – The ABCE field team in Uganda, led by the Infectious Diseases Research Collaboration (IDRC), has begun follow-up ABCE survey administration.
July 1, 2014
Lusaka, Zambia – Led by collaborators from the University of Zambia, the ABCE field team returned to health facilities included in the original ABCE sample from 2011 and 2012.