Resource Type: Tool Authors: Peter Stegman, Rachel Sanders, Chris Cintron, and Carlos Avila Published: April 2017 Resource Description: The Excel-based spreadsheet tool, developed by USAID’s Health Finance and Governance (HFG) project, can be used to estimate the costs and human resource implications of scaling up HIV viral load monitoring and the use of viral load testing for […]
Resource Type: Presentation Authors: Christopher Cintron, Victor Mudhune, Romana Haider, Heather Cogswell, James Batuka, Frank Angira, Carlos Avila, Thomas Minior Published: 7/11/2017 Resource Description: Christopher Cintron presented at the International Health Economics Association Conference in Boston, Massachusetts. This presentation helped promote USAID’s efforts to provide Kenya with data on the financing needs for central lab-based and point-of-care […]
Under Botswana’s ambitious Treat All Strategy, nearly 350,000 people living with HIV will require antiretroviral therapy (ART) by 2020. With almost half of Botswana’s health expenditure already allocated to HIV, the Ministry of Health (MOH) will need to mobilize additional resources and achieve efficient use of available resources to sustain successful ART coverage.
Resource Type: Report Authors: Christopher Cintron, Victor Mudhune, Romana Haider, Heather Cogswell, Jose Gutierrez, Frank Angira, and Carlos Avila Published: April 2017 Resource Description: Kenya’s current HIV care guidelines call for universal coverage of routine viral load (VL) monitoring for people receiving antiretroviral therapy and early infant diagnosis (EID) testing for all children born to women with […]
The objective of this study was to analyze variations in the cost and efficiency of providing outpatient ART in public facilities in Botswana. Therefore, we applied an activity-based costing approach to collect data on the costs of delivering ART in a random sample of 120 facilities providing adult ART outpatient services in Botswana, including all […]