HIV/AIDS

Throughout sub-Saharan Africa, human resource challenges have hindered countries’ efforts to achieve HIV epidemic control. To accelerate access to the services needed to realize the 95-95-95 goals[1], the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and other donors, such as the Global Fund...

This article was originally published in the Jurnal Ekonomi Kesehatan Indonesia, Vol 3, No 2 (2018) Of Indonesia’s estimated 631,635 people living with HIV in 2018, only 12 percent are on treatment. Strategic efforts are needed in Indonesia to implement the recently released HIV “Test...

What is the HRH Inventory Tool? To better understand the scope and nature of donor-supported investments in the health workforce, the Human Resources for Health in 2030 (HRH2030) Program developed a tool to help countries inventory and analyze donors’ investments in health workers. The...

Botswana was one of the first countries in Africa to make HIV treatment available within its public health sector. According to UNAIDS, in 2017 84 percent of people living with HIV were accessing treatment. However, Botswana is still one of the countries most affected...

In 2018, Indonesia's Ministry of Health estimated that 36% of people living with HIV (PLHIV) in Indonesia had been diagnosed as HIV-positive, 33% of whom were on antiretroviral therapy (ART). Strategic efforts are needed to achieve PEPFAR’s “90-90-90” goals: 90% of all PLHIV know...

With funding from PEPFAR, HRH2030 has developed, piloted, and field-tested this tool to help health facility staff and district health management teams optimize their health workforce for the roll-out of “Test and Start” utilizing differentiated service delivery (DSD) models. This HRH optimization tool for...

Webinar (August 28, 2018, 61 min): Sufficient financing of the HIV workforce is critical to achieving 95-95-95 targets and maintaining achievements. To ease health worker constraints, many countries have received donor support for health workers in providing HIV services. Greater analysis of the required...

As countries scale up access to HIV services, they will need to consider how to overcome human resources for health (HRH) constraints — including competing demands for health workers’ time — and to secure adequate, predictable funding for the HIV workforce. Ministries of health...

While Uganda is on track to meet 90-90-90 targets by 2020, the country faces several human resources for health (HRH) and financing constraints to scaling-up HIV services. Some of the health workforce challenges include inadequate skills mix, maldistribution, and a 36 percent vacancy rate...

Botswana, as one of the countries most affected by the HIV/AIDS epidemic, was among the first to embrace community-centered primary health in the late 1970s. However, despite noteworthy progress in reducing HIV-related mortality and morbidity owing to the spirited antiretroviral therapy (ART) program launched...