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Updates
decorative spacerCaring From Within: Key Findings and Policy Recommendations on Home-based Care in Zimbabwe
Health & Development Networks and the Southern Africa HIV and AIDS Information Dissemination Service, January 2009. [PDF, 688K]
Related Knowledge Base Chapters
decorative spacerPalliative Care of Patients with HIV
Eva Chittenden and Alison Ludwig. July 2008.
decorative spacer Antiretroviral Treatment Monitoring in Developing Countries: Related Resources
decorative spacerCare of HIV Infection in the Developing World: Related Resources
Journal Articles
decorative spacerTask shifting of antiretroviral delivery from health care workers to persons living with HIV/AIDS: clinical outcomes of a community-based program in Kenya.
Selke HM, Kimaiyo S, Sidle JE, Vedanthan R, Tierney WM, Shen C, Denski CD, Katschke AR, Wools-Kaloustian K. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2010 Dec 1;55(4):483-90. Includes commentary from the UCSF Institute for Global Health.
decorative spacerChanges in programmatic outcomes during 7 years of scale-up at a community-based antiretroviral treatment service in South Africa
Nglazi MD, Lawn SD, Kaplan R, Kranzer K, Orrell C, Wood R, et al. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2010; 56(1):e1-8. Includes commentary from the UCSF Institute for Global Health.
decorative spacerNurse versus doctor management of HIV-infected patients receiving antiretroviral therapy (CIPRA-SA): a randomised non-inferiority trial
Sanne I, Orrell C, Fox MP, Conradie F, Ive P, Zeinecker J, et al. Lancet. 2010 Jul 3;376(9734):33-40. Includes commentary from the UCSF Institute for Global Health.
decorative spacerResults of a community-based antiretroviral treatment program for HIV-1 infection in Western Uganda
Kipp W, Konde-Lule J, Saunders LD, Alibhai A, Houston S, Rubaale T, et al. Curr HIV Res. 2010 Mar;8(2):179-85 Includes commentary from the UCSF Institute for Global Health.
decorative spacerHIV testing rates and outcomes in a South African community, 2001-2006: implications for expanded screening policies
April MD, Walensky RP, Chang Y, et al. J Acquir Immune Def Syndr. 2009;51:310-6. Includes commentary from the UCSF Institute for Global Health.
decorative spacerIncreasing uptake of HIV testing and counseling among the poorest in sub-Saharan countries through home-based service provision
Helleringer S, Kohler HP, Frimpong JA, Mkandawire J. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 2009 Apr 6. Includes commentary from the UCSF Institute for Global Health.
decorative spacerTwo-year virologic outcomes of an alternative AIDS care model: evaluation of a peer health worker and nurse-staffed community-based program in Uganda
Chang LW, Alamo S, Guma S, et al. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 2009;50:276-82. Includes commentary from the UCSF Institute for Global Health.
decorative spacerCommunity-based follow-up for late patients enrolled in a district-wide programme for antiretroviral therapy in Lusaka, Zambia
Krebs DW, Chi BH, Mulenga Y, Morris M, Cantrell RA, Mulenga L, et al. AIDS Care 2008;20:311-17. Includes commentary from the UCSF Institute for Global Health.
decorative spacerRandomized control trial of peer-delivered, modified directly observed therapy for HAART in Mozambique
Pearson CR, Micek MA, Simoni JM, Hoff PD, Matediana E, Martin DP et al. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2007 Oct 1;46(2):238-44. Includes commentary from the UCSF Institute for Global Health.
decorative spacerImplementing antiretroviral therapy in rural communities: the Lusikisiki model of decentralized HIV/AIDS care
Bedelu M, et al. J Infect Dis. 2007 Dec; 196(Suppl 3):S464-S468. No abstract available. Includes commentary from the UCSF Institute for Global Health.
decorative spacerEvaluation of a workplace HIV treatment programme in South Africa
Charalambous S, Innes C, Muirhead D, Kumaranayake L, Fielding K, Pemba L, et al. AIDS 2007 Jul;21 Suppl 3:S73-8. Includes commentary from the UCSF Institute for Global Health.
decorative spacerNursing care of AIDS patients in Uganda
Fournier B, Kipp W, Mill J, Walusimbi M. J Transcult Nurs 2007 Jul;18(3):257-64. Includes commentary from the UCSF Institute for Global Health.
decorative spacerHome-Based Antiretroviral Care is Associated with Positive Social Outcomes in a Prospective Cohort in Uganda
Apondi R, Bunnell R, Awor A, Wamai N, Bikaako-Kajura W, Solberg P, Stall RD, Coutinho A, Mermin J. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2007 Jan 1;44(1):71-6. Includes commentary from the UCSF Institute for Global Health.
decorative spacerAdherence to Antiretroviral Therapy in a Home-Based AIDS Care Programme in Rural Uganda
Weidle PJ, Wamai N, Solberg P, Liechty C, Sendagala S, Were W, Mermin J, Buchacz K, Behumbiize P, Ransom RL, Bunnell R. Lancet. 2006 Nov 4;368(9547):1587-94. Includes commentary from the UCSF Institute for Global Health.
decorative spacerA Controlled Study of an HIV/AIDS/STI/TB Intervention with Traditional Healers in KwaZulu-Natal
Peltzer K, Mngqundaniso N, Petros G. AIDS Behav 2006 Nov;10(6):683-90. Includes commentary from the UCSF Institute for Global Health.
Guidelines and Best Practices
decorative spacerCoordinating with Communities: Workkplace Facilitation Notes
International Council of AIDS Service Organization (ICASO), and the International HIV/AIDS Alliance, 2007. [PDF, 408K]
decorative spacerIntegrated Management of Adolescent & Adult Illness: Interim Guidelines for First Level Facility Health Workers--Acute Care
WHO, October 2005. [PDF, 2MB] Also in French. Other modules include:
decorative spacerbullet.gifChronic HIV Care with ARV Therapy
[PDF, 863K] Also in French. See also the Participant Manual for the WHO Basic ART Clinical Training Course based on this module.
decorative spacerbullet.gifGeneral Principles of Good Chronic Care
[PDF, 149K] Also in French.
decorative spacerbullet.gifPalliative Care: Symptom Management and End-of-Life Care
[PDF, 915K] Also in French.
decorative spacerbullet.gifCaregiver Booklet: A Guide For Patients, Family Members and Community Caregivers
[PDF, 368K]
decorative spacerGuidelines for Establishing Community-Led Antiretroviral Treatment through a Human Capacity Development Approach
The Salvation Army, April 2005. [PDF, 1.3MB]
decorative spacerA Community Mobilization Handbook for HIV/AIDS Prevention, Care and Mitigation: Save the Children USA Malawi Experience
Scaling Up HIV/AIDS Interventions Through Expanded Partnerships (STEPs), Save the Children Federation USA, 2003. [PDF, 11MB]
decorative spacerNational Home-Based Care Programme and Service Guidelines [Kenya]
National AIDS/STD Control Programme, Kenya Ministry of Health, May 2002. [PDF, 960K]
decorative spacerLiving Well with HIV/AIDS
Food and Agriculture Organization, WHO, 2002. A manual with a global perspective on nutritional care and support for people living with HIV/AIDS. Also in Spanish and French.
decorative spacerHow Can We Help? Approaches to Community-Based Care
Child Protection Society, Zimbabwe, July 1999. [PDF, 224K]
Policy Reports, Papers, and Briefs
decorative spacerCaring From Within: Key Findings and Policy Recommendations on Home-based Care in Zimbabwe
Health & Development Networks and the Southern Africa HIV and AIDS Information Dissemination Service, January 2009. [PDF, 688K]
decorative spacerCommunity-Based AIDS Prevention and Care In Africa: Building On Local Initiatives, Case Studies from Five African Countries
Population Council, January 2009.
decorative spacerInvolving the Community in Responding to TB/HIV
Open Society Institute. April 2008. [PDF, 100k]
decorative spacerExploring the Role of Family Caregivers and Home-Based Care Programs in Meeting the Needs of People Living With HIV/AIDS
Horizons Research Update, Population Council, May 2005. [PDF, 379K] See also Programmatic Implications of a Cost Study of Home-Based Care Programs in South Africa.
decorative spacerAn Assessment of Community- Based Health Financing Activities in Uganda
Yann Derriennic, Katherine Wolf, Paul Kiwanuka-Mukiibi. Partners for Health Reformplus, February 2005. [PDF, 186K]
decorative spacer"Our Hearts are Willing, But..." Challenges of Elderly Caregivers in Rural Kenya
Milka Juma, Tom Okeyo, George Kidenda. Horizons/Population Council, December 2004. [PDF, 118K]
decorative spacerThe Gendered Burden of Home-Based Caregiving
Olagoke Akintola. Health Economics and HIV/AIDS Research Division, University of KwaZulu-Natal, August 2004. [PDF, 51K]
decorative spacerThe Involvement of People Living with HIV/AIDS in Community-based Prevention, Care and Support Programs in Developing Countries: A Multi-Country Diagnostic Study
Christophe Cornu, Kathy Attawell. Population Council, International HIV/AIDS Alliance, July 2003. [PDF, 1.2MB]
decorative spacerExpanding the Care Continuum For HIV/AIDS: Bringing Carers into Focus
Jessica Ogden, Simel Esim, Caren Grown. International Center for Research on Women, June 2004. [PDF, 712K]
decorative spacerMultisectoral Responses to HIV/AIDS: A Compendium of Promising Practices from Africa
Academy for Educational Development, USAID, The Mitchell Group, April 2003. [PDF, 1.7MB]
decorative spacerCommunity Home-Based Care in Resource-Limited Settings: A Framework for Action
Cross Cluster Initiative on Home-Based Long-Term Care, Non-Communicable Diseases and Mental Health, and the Department of HIV/AIDS, Family and Community Health, WHO, 2002. [PDF, 520K]
decorative spacerMicrofinance and HIV/AIDS: It's Time to Talk
Jill Donahue, Displaced Children & Orphans Fund and War Victims Fund, USAID, November 2000. [PDF, 143K]
Newsletter Articles
decorative spacerCDC Pioneers Family-Based "Preventive Care" in Uganda as Framework for Rollout
Theo Smart. HIV and AIDS Treatment in Practice, Aidsmap, March 3, 2005.
Provider Education and Training
decorative spacerAccompagnateurs Curriculum
A set of training materials for community health workers, including a training manual, participant manual, flip charts and slides. Partners in Health, January 2008.
decorative spacerCommunity Home-Based Care for People and Communities Affected by HIV/AIDS: Training Course and Handbook for Community Health Workers
Pathfinder International, October 2006.
decorative spacerCommunity Engagement for Antiretroviral Treatment: A Training Manual for Community-Based Organisations, Non-Governmental Organisations and People Living with HIV in Africa
International HIV/AIDS Alliance. December 2005. [PDF, 1.8MB]
decorative spacerTraining Manual: Community Mobilisation and Empowerment for Improved Access to Care, Support and Treatment
John Snow International, Southern African AIDS Trust. September 2004. [PDF, 867K]
Program Management Materials
decorative spacerProcurement & Supply Management Toolbox
A central repository for a wide range of health-related procurement supply management tools. The Toolbox facilitates quick selection and access to tools in the public domain. WHO, 2008.
decorative spacerWHO List of Prequalified Medicinal Products
A database with information on formulation, origin, and maker for TB, malaria and HIV medications preapproved by the WHO. 2008.
decorative spacerThe PIH Guide to the Community-Based Treatment of HIV in Resource-Poor Settings (2nd Ed.)
Partners In Health, August 2006. Also available in French.
decorative spacerTools Together Now! Participatory Tools to Facilitate Mobilising Communities for HIV/AIDS
International HIV/AIDS Alliance. December 2005. [PDF, 3MB]
decorative spacerInformation Management Challenges and Opportunities for Community-Based Organizations Serving People Living With HIV/AIDS
Teresa Crawford, William Lester. EngenderHealth, Open Society Institute, December 2004. [PDF, 1.4MB]
decorative spacerMobilising the Community: A PILLARS Guide
Isabel Carter. Partnership in Local Language Resources, Tearfund, 2003. [PDF, 1.1MB]
decorative spacerHandbook on Access to HIV/AIDS-Related Treatment: A Collection of Information, Tools and Resources for NGOs, CBOs and PLWHA Groups
UNAIDS, May 2003. [PDF, 2MB]
decorative spacerFriends in Need: A Handbook for the Care of Orphans in the Community
Marion Derbyshire. Viva Network, 2002. [PDF, 3.8 MB] Evaluates three models of church/community-based orphan care in Zimbabwe, including the FACT/FOCUS Programme, Bethany Project, and ZOE.
decorative spacerIntegrated Management of Adolescent & Adult Illness: Interim Guidelines for First Level Facility Health Workers--Acute Care
WHO, October 2005. [PDF, 2MB] Also in French. Other modules include:
decorative spacerbullet.gifChronic HIV Care with ARV Therapy
[PDF, 863K] Also in French. See also the Participant Manual for the WHO Basic ART Clinical Training Course based on this module.
decorative spacerbullet.gifGeneral Principles of Good Chronic Care
[PDF, 149K] Also in French.
decorative spacerbullet.gifPalliative Care: Symptom Management and End-of-Life Care
[PDF, 915K] Also in French.
decorative spacerbullet.gifCaregiver Booklet: A Guide For Patients, Family Members and Community Caregivers
[PDF, 368K]
decorative spacerExpanding the Care Continuum For HIV/AIDS: Bringing Carers into Focus
Jessica Ogden, Simel Esim, Caren Grown. International Center for Research on Women, June 2004. [PDF, 712K]
decorative spacerProcurement & Supply Management Toolbox
A central repository for a wide range of health-related procurement supply management tools. The Toolbox facilitates quick selection and access to tools in the public domain. WHO, 2008.
decorative spacerWHO List of Prequalified Medicinal Products
A database with information on formulation, origin, and maker for TB, malaria and HIV medications preapproved by the WHO. 2008.
decorative spacerThe PIH Guide to the Community-Based Treatment of HIV in Resource-Poor Settings (2nd Ed.)
Partners In Health, August 2006. Also available in French.
decorative spacerHIV, Health, and Your Community: A Guide for Action
Reuben Granich, Jonathan Mermin. The Hesperian Foundation, 2006. Translations of the 2001 edition of this book are available in Arabic, Iban, Telugu, Urdu, and Vietnamese.
decorative spacerPrinciples of Community Engagement
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1997.
decorative spacerThe Brief Pain Inventory
Charles S. Cleeland. Pain Research Group, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, 1991. [PDF, 100K] An 8-page patient questionaire designed to assess pain.
decorative spacerKarnofsky Performance Scale Index
Hospice Patients Alliance, n.d. This scale can be used to compare effectiveness of different therapies and to assess the prognosis of individual patients.
Patient and Community Education
decorative spacerHIV, Health, and Your Community: A Guide for Action
Reuben Granich, Jonathan Mermin. The Hesperian Foundation, 2006. Translations of the 2001 edition of this book are available in Arabic, Iban, Telugu, Urdu, and Vietnamese.
decorative spacerIntegrated Management of Adolescent & Adult Illness: Interim Guidelines for First Level Facility Health Workers--Acute Care
WHO, October 2005. [PDF, 2MB] Also in French. Other modules include:
decorative spacerbullet.gifChronic HIV Care with ARV Therapy
[PDF, 863K] Also in French. See also the Participant Manual for the WHO Basic ART Clinical Training Course based on this module.
decorative spacerbullet.gifGeneral Principles of Good Chronic Care
[PDF, 149K] Also in French.
decorative spacerbullet.gifPalliative Care: Symptom Management and End-of-Life Care
[PDF, 915K] Also in French.
decorative spacerbullet.gifCaregiver Booklet: A Guide For Patients, Family Members and Community Caregivers
[PDF, 368K]
decorative spacerExpanding the Care Continuum For HIV/AIDS: Bringing Carers into Focus
Jessica Ogden, Simel Esim, Caren Grown. International Center for Research on Women, June 2004. [PDF, 712K]
decorative spacerProcurement & Supply Management Toolbox
A central repository for a wide range of health-related procurement supply management tools. The Toolbox facilitates quick selection and access to tools in the public domain. WHO, 2008.
decorative spacerWHO List of Prequalified Medicinal Products
A database with information on formulation, origin, and maker for TB, malaria and HIV medications preapproved by the WHO. 2008.
decorative spacerThe PIH Guide to the Community-Based Treatment of HIV in Resource-Poor Settings (2nd Ed.)
Partners In Health, August 2006. Also available in French.
decorative spacerHIV, Health, and Your Community: A Guide for Action
Reuben Granich, Jonathan Mermin. The Hesperian Foundation, 2006. Translations of the 2001 edition of this book are available in Arabic, Iban, Telugu, Urdu, and Vietnamese.
decorative spacerIntegrated Management of Adolescent & Adult Illness: Interim Guidelines for First Level Facility Health Workers--Acute Care
WHO, October 2005. [PDF, 2MB] Also in French. Other modules include:
decorative spacerbullet.gifChronic HIV Care with ARV Therapy
[PDF, 863K] Also in French. See also the Participant Manual for the WHO Basic ART Clinical Training Course based on this module.
decorative spacerbullet.gifGeneral Principles of Good Chronic Care
[PDF, 149K] Also in French.
decorative spacerbullet.gifPalliative Care: Symptom Management and End-of-Life Care
[PDF, 915K] Also in French.
decorative spacerbullet.gifCaregiver Booklet: A Guide For Patients, Family Members and Community Caregivers
[PDF, 368K]
decorative spacerExpanding the Care Continuum For HIV/AIDS: Bringing Carers into Focus
Jessica Ogden, Simel Esim, Caren Grown. International Center for Research on Women, June 2004. [PDF, 712K]
decorative spacerProcurement & Supply Management Toolbox
A central repository for a wide range of health-related procurement supply management tools. The Toolbox facilitates quick selection and access to tools in the public domain. WHO, 2008.
decorative spacerWHO List of Prequalified Medicinal Products
A database with information on formulation, origin, and maker for TB, malaria and HIV medications preapproved by the WHO. 2008.
decorative spacerThe PIH Guide to the Community-Based Treatment of HIV in Resource-Poor Settings (2nd Ed.)
Partners In Health, August 2006. Also available in French.
decorative spacerHIV, Health, and Your Community: A Guide for Action
Reuben Granich, Jonathan Mermin. The Hesperian Foundation, 2006. Translations of the 2001 edition of this book are available in Arabic, Iban, Telugu, Urdu, and Vietnamese.
Links
decorative spacerStrategies for Hope
Strategies for Hope produces books, videos, and other training materials aimed at promoting informed, effective, community-based approaches to HIV/AIDS, gender, and sexual health, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa. Resources may be ordered from the web site. Organizations working in sub-Saharan Africa may request free copies.