Community-based intervention to enhance provision of integrated TB-HIV and PMTCT services in South Africa.

@article{Uwimana2013CommunitybasedIT,
  title={Community-based intervention to enhance provision of integrated TB-HIV and PMTCT services in South Africa.},
  author={Jeannine Uwimana and Christina Zarowsky and Harry Peter Hausler and Sonja A Swanevelder and Hanani Tabana and Debra Jackson},
  journal={The international journal of tuberculosis and lung disease : the official journal of the International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease},
  year={2013},
  volume={17 10 Suppl 1},
  pages={48-55}
}
OBJECTIVE To conduct an impact assessment of an intervention to enhance the provision of community-based integrated services for tuberculosis (TB), human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT). METHODS The intervention consisted of a combination of training of community care workers (CCWs), structural adjustments, harmonisation of scope of practice and stipend of CCWs and enhanced supervision of CCWs to provide comprehensive TB-HIV/PMTCT services… CONTINUE READING
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