Effectiveness and acceptability of delivery of antiretroviral treatment in health centres by health officers and nurses in Ethiopia.

@article{Assefa2012EffectivenessAA,
  title={Effectiveness and acceptability of delivery of antiretroviral treatment in health centres by health officers and nurses in Ethiopia.},
  author={Yibeltal Assefa and Abiyou Kiflie and Betru Tekle and Damen Haile Mariam and Marie Laga and Wim J M van Damme},
  journal={Journal of health services research & policy},
  year={2012},
  volume={17 1},
  pages={24-9}
}
OBJECTIVE The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends shifting tasks from physicians to lower cadres for the delivery of antiretroviral treatment (ART) for countries short of physicians. Our objective was to evaluate the effectiveness and acceptability of ART delivery by health officers and nurses in Ethiopia. METHODS A retrospective cohort study to evaluate outcomes of ART services in 25 health centres staffed with health officers and/or nurses and 30 hospitals staffed with physicians in… CONTINUE READING
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