Resources – HIV/AIDS

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 HRH...

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 by...

Of the estimated 652,349 people living with HIV (PLHIV) in Indonesia, only 36% have been diagnosed, and only 12% are on antiretroviral therapy (ART). Strategic efforts are needed to achieve PEPFAR’s “90-90-90” goals: 90% of all PLHIV know their status; of these, 90% maintain ART;...

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 antiretroviral...

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 resource...

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 can...

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 in...

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 in...

Webinar (August 2, 2018, 56 min): To achieve 95-95-95 targets for HIV epidemic control, facilities and other HIV service delivery points (e.g., communities) need to provide efficient and effective services to ensure that people living with HIV know their status, receive and sustain antiretroviral therapy,...

Given anticipated human resources for health (HRH) constraints and the need for greater shared financial responsibility for HIV in an era of HIV scale-up, it is critical to understand government capacity and willingness to increase and maximize the efficiency of investments in HRH for HIV....