The potential to expand antiretroviral therapy by improving health facility efficiency: evidence from Kenya, Uganda, and Zambia

@inproceedings{Giorgio2016ThePT,
  title={The potential to expand antiretroviral therapy by improving health facility efficiency: evidence from Kenya, Uganda, and Zambia},
  author={Laura Di Giorgio and Mark Moses and Nancy Fullman and Alexandra Wollum and Ruben O. Conner and Jane Achan and Tom Achoki and Kelsey A. Bannon and Roy Burstein and Emily Dansereau and Brendan DeCenso and Kristen Delwiche and Herbert C Duber and Emmanuela Gakidou and Anne F Gasasira and Annie M Haakenstad and Michael P Hanlon and Gloria Ikilezi and Caroline Kisia and Aubrey J. Levine and Mashekwa Maboshe and Felix Masiye and Samuel H Masters and Chrispin Mphuka and Pamela Njuguna and Thomas A. Odeny and Emelda A. Okiro and Daniel A. Roberts and C. J. Murray and Abraham D. Flaxman},
  booktitle={BMC medicine},
  year={2016}
}
BACKGROUND Since 2000, international funding for HIV has supported scaling up antiretroviral therapy (ART) in sub-Saharan Africa. However, such funding has stagnated for years, threatening the sustainability and reach of ART programs amid efforts to achieve universal treatment. Improving health system efficiencies, particularly at the facility level, is an increasingly critical avenue for extending limited resources for ART; nevertheless, the potential impact of increased facility efficiency on… CONTINUE READING
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