This grant has ended and is part of our past portfolio of work.
C. William "Bill" Wester, M.D., M.P.H.
Technical Assistance to The Ministry of Health (MOH) for HIV Services and Program Transition in Zambezia "Avante 1" (U2GGH000812)
Vanderbilt University (VU)/FGH provides technical assistance to the provincial and district health authorities of Zambézia province to develop, establish, roll-out and scale up effective and sustainable anti-retroviral treatment (ART) and other HIV-related programs. Program activities include strengthening of clinical, pharmaceutical and laboratory services, as well as community-based activities aiming to improve linkages and retention in HIV-related clinical services. VU/FGH supports 113 health facilities sites across 14 districts in Zambézia province. VU/FGH has established an M&E system for the program, including an Electronic Patient Tracking System (OpenMRS) which is currently in place in an impressive 108 (99%) of 113 supported health facilities.