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Scaling up the continuum of care for people living with HIV in Asia and the Pacific

Scaling up the continuum of care for people living with HIV in Asia and the Pacific

a toolkit for implementers.

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Published by Family Health International in Bangkok .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsUnited States. Agency for International Development., Family Health International (Organization). Asia/Pacific Regional Office.
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 113 p. :
Number of Pages113
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16651538M
ISBN 109789748290461
LC Control Number2007341773
OCLC/WorldCa212908091

APCOM Asia Pacific Coalition on Male Sexual Health APN+ Asia–Pacific Network of People living with HIV APCASO Asia Pacific Council for AIDS Service Organizations APNSW Asia Pacific Network of Sex workers ASEAN Association of Southeast Asian Nations ASRH adolescent sexual and reproductive health ART antiretroviral therapy. The HIV care continuum is a method of examining the sequential stages of medical care that people with HIV should go through between diagnosis and achieving sustained viral suppression.1 The care continuum, which was made popular by Gardener and colleagues,2 is an important public health tool that can provide crucial insights into the cascades of care Cited by: 9.

1. To further reduce the number of new HIV infections by taking to scale targeted prevention interventions; 2. To increase coverage and quality of care, treatment and support for people living with and affected by AIDS; and 3. To alleviate the socioeconomic and human impact of AIDS on the individual, family, community and society.   In , about million were living with HIV in ASEAN countries, which accounted for 36% of all people living with in Asia and the Pacific region. With new HIV infections, ASEAN represented about 40% of all new infections in the region in

Strategy for a Comprehensive Continuum of Care: Perspectives from People living with HIV in Thailand CHAPTER 11 Impact of the Universal Access to ART Programme on the Thai Public Health System CHAPTER 12 The Universal Access to ART Programme in Thailand: Challenges 10 13 21 34 38 50 54 61 64 68 78 83 Pacific and the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS Regional Support Team for Asia and the Pacific on behalf of the participants of the National HIV/AIDS and STI Programme Managers Meeting for Selected Asian and Pacific Island Countries in the Western Pacific Region from 1 to 2 July in Manila, Size: 1MB.


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Scaling up the continuum of care for people living with HIV in Asia and the Pacific Download PDF EPUB FB2

To document the experiences of people living with HIV, governments, NGOs and others in implementing the Continuum of Care in the Asia-Pacific Region.

The development of the Toolkit was led by a technical working group whose members came from a diverse set of backgrounds and organizations.

Family Health International coordinated the development. The Continuum of Care (CoC) Toolkit offers guidance based on experiences with the CoC in diverse settings across the Asia-Pacific Region that will assist planners and managers to establish or strengthen their own CoCs.

This Toolkit, which is structured in seven sections, provides ideas, strategies, procedures and tools for CoC managers to create networks that link care. The Continuum of Care for People Living with HIV/AIDS in Cambodia: Linkages and Strengthening in the Public Health System: Case Study [WHO Regional Office for the Western Pacific] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

The Continuum of Care for People Living with HIV/AIDS in Cambodia: Linkages and Strengthening in the Public Health Author: WHO Regional Office for the Western Pacific. The incidence of HIV continues to rise at an alarming rate in some parts of the region—particularly among populations with high-risk behaviours, including injecting drug users (IDUs), men who have sex with men (MSM), sex workers, prisoners, migrants and youth.

The most common breakpoint (>19% reduction between two adjacent elements) related to the estimated number of people living with HIV who were diagnosed (18 of 23; 78%). CONCLUSIONS: We present continuum data from multiple countries that provide both a snapshot of care provision and a baseline against which changes over time in care provision Cited by: Most HIV-infected persons no longer die within months of diagnosis.

There is now a long-term continuum of care that can end in misery or relative comfort. The introduction of palliative care in concert with curative therapies throughout the disease trajectory should be the standard of care Cited by: epidemic, and care and treatment for people living with HIV/ AIDS.

• Staff of AIDS Care unit of National Centre of HIV/ AIDS, Dermatology and STDs for their commitment and participation in order to strengthen and expand the quality and effective continuum of care and treatment. Graphics: HIV Continuum of Care, U.S., Overall and by Age, Race/Ethnicity, Transmission Route and Sex HIV diagnosis, care and viral suppression are top prevention priorities.

When HIV is effectively treated, people living with HIV stat healthy and their chance of passing the virus to others is dramatically reduced. Progress on scaling up HIV prevention, care and treatment A regional update was presented, highlighting the successes of and current challenges facing HIV/AIDS and STI intervention programmes, and the role of the WHO SEA Region in supporting Member countries.

The current estimated number of people living with HIV globally was revised by WHO. Half of people in need get HIV treatment in the Asia-Pacific Feature story. 21 November -- Today, Dr Gottfried Hirnschall, Director of WHO’s Department of HIV/AIDS, gave a plenary presentation, entitled The Consolidated WHO guidelines on ARV use: implementing to achieve maximum impact at the XI International Congress on AIDS in Asia and the Pacific.

Results: The percentage of people living with HIV (PLHIV) linked to HIV care after HIV diagnosis was ranged between 80% and 96% in Central Europe, 51% and 92% in Eastern Europe and 80% and % in. The Asia and Pacific region was home to an estimated million people living with HIV in China, India and Indonesia account for almost three-quarters of the total number of people living with HIV in the region.2 It is increasingly clear that the Asia and Pacific region is falling behind regions in Africa in its HIV response.

The continuum of engagement in HIV care is a framework for understanding the status of HIV care and treatment in the United States (Cheever ). An individual person with HIV may go through several stages and may also return to earlier stages of the continuum throughout his/her life (Cheever ).

Understanding the HIV Care Continuum. Overview. Recent scientific advances have shown that antiretroviral therapy (ART) not only preserves the health, quality of life, and life expectancy of people living with HIV, but people living with HIV who take HIV medicine as prescribed and get and keep an undetectable viral load have.

The HIV Care Continuum is a model that outlines the sequential steps or stages of HIV medical care that people living with HIV go through from initial diagnosis to achieving the goal of viral suppression (a very low level of HIV in the body).

It also shows the proportion of individuals living with HIV who are engaged at each stage. structural interventions to optimize the HIV care continuum for adults and adolescents, including enhancing the care environ-ment, addressing contextual barriers to scaling up services, and measuring and monitoring the HIV care continuum.

The target audience for these guidelines includes care provi-File Size: KB. Scaling up the continuum of care for people living with HIV in Asia and the Pacific: a toolkit for Implementers.

Family Health International, Asia Pacific Regional Office Cited by: 5. This theme is about empowering all people to access the services they need. Less than half of all HIV-positive people across the Asia-Pacific Region are aware of their status. An estimated million people in the Region are receiving antiretroviral treatment–about one third of the Region’s HIV-positive population.

Key word searches related to each phase of the continuum of care and areas for scale-up, according to methods and standards established previously (Dickson et al.

) were conducted in GoogleScholar to supplement evidence on newborn health extracted from the PubMed search. Gray literature including policy and program documents was also Cited by: 2.

HIV Care Continuum The HIV care continuum is a public health model that outlines the steps or stages that people with HIV go through from diagnosis to achieving and maintaining vi Topics.

Webinar Invitation—Moving Black MSM along the HIV Care Continuum: Challenges, Opportunities, and Emerging Practices On Jthe HHS Office of HIV/AIDS and Infectious Disease Policy (OHAIDP) will host a public webinar to highlight innovative approaches and strategies.The scale up of TB/HIV collaborative activities in Asia-Pacific, AugustDenpasar, Bali, Indonesia No reported activity HIV Key % Progress of HIV testing for notified TB patients Asia Pacific (47) % % % 18 27 The HIV Care Continuum Approximately 1 in 8 people living with HIV don't know it, and 62 percent of Veterans in VA health care have never been tested for HIV.

Help get more HIV positive Veterans through the HIV Care Continuum to fully beneit from treatment. DIAGNOSE: Be proactive and make HIV testing part of your patients’ routine care.