Tag Archives: HIV

Costing of Community-Level HIV Services in Barbados: Final Report

Resource Type: Report Authors: Dr. Sophie Faye, Chisa Cumberbatch, and Altea Cico Published: September 2017 Barbados is currently experiencing tight fiscal constraints due to the slowdown of economic growth coupled with the fact that as a high-income country, it now no longer qualifies for concessional loan arrangements and grants from development partners. The President’s Emergency Plan for […]

¿Qué cantidad de medicamentos antirretrovirales necesita un país?

Estimación y programación de medicamentos Para alcanzar los objetivos de la estrategia 90-90-90, es esencial que un país tenga disponibilidad suficiente de medicamentos antirretrovirales (ARV) y otros productos para el VIH, tales como pruebas diagnósticas y condones. En la República Dominicana, donde el Gobierno se encuentra inmerso en el proceso de descentralización de su red […]

How Many ARV Medications Does One Country Need? Turns Out, It’s Complicated

To achieve the 90-90-90 goals, it is essential that a country has a sufficient availability of antiretroviral (ARV) medication and HIV commodities, such as diagnostics and condoms. In the Dominican Republic (DR), where the government is in the midst of decentralizing its health services network and expanding access to treatment, knowing exactly how much to […]

How the Dominican Republic is Improving HIV Medicine Procurement

In the Dominican Republic, where an estimated 67,000 people are living with HIV, the government is improving the way antiretroviral treatment (ART) and other medical supplies are procured. Despite Dominican law mandating that the agency PROMESE-CAL manage all medical procurement, HIV commodities and medications are supplied through external agencies, the current norm for all disease […]

Income, expenditures, health facility utilization, and health insurance status among people accessing antiretroviral therapy: Results of a facility exit interview

Resource Type: Journal Article Authors: Vietnam Authority of HIV/AIDS Control, Health Financing and Governance Project Published: January 2016 Resource Description: The primary objective of this study is to estimate the average income and general expenditures of people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA). The null hypothesis is that income among PLWHA is the same as that of the general […]

Domestic Resource Mobilization for HIV in the Caribbean: Technical Workshop for Ministries of Health and Finance

March 20-21, 2018 Health finance officials from Ministries of Finance and Health of Barbados, Guyana, Suriname and Trinidad & Tobago are convening this week with international experts from the USAID-funded Health Finance and Governance project for a 2-day workshop on Domestic Resource Mobilization for HIV and health at the Marriott Hotel in Bridgetown, Barbados. Ms. […]

HFG presents results of baseline assessment of 11 HIV clinics

In December 2017, HFG Dominican Republic presented the results of a baseline assessment of 11 specialized HIV clinics, called Comprehensive Care Services, at a workshop organized by the Dominican National Health Service (SNS). These HIV clinics offer free or inexpensive health care, including testing and antiretroviral treatment. The analysis highlighted the performance of the HIV […]

The Funding Gap in the Dominican Republic’s National HIV and AIDS Response

Resource Type: Report Author: Claudia Valdez, Jonathan Cali, and Carlos Avila Published: May 2017 Resource Description: The 2014 National Strategic Plan (NSP) for the National Response to human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) runs from 2015 to 2018. The NSP is organized around four strategic areas and 46 subcategories. A National AIDS Spending Assessment (NASA) […]

Investment Case to Fast-Track and Sustain the HIV Response in the Dominican Republic

Resource Type: Publication Authors: Adebiyi Adesina and Carlos Avila Published: May 2017 Resource Description: The study results show that implementation of a fast-track (FT) strategy, designed to achieve the 90-90-90 goals, is the more cost-effective option if focused on providing universal coverage to key populations. This accelerated approach would reduce HIV mortality by 57 percent […]

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