Scaling Up Antiretroviral Treatment in the Public Sector in Nigeria: A Comprehensive Analysis of Resource Requirements


 
Language:

English

Authors:

Kombe G, Galaty D, Nwagbara C

Publisher:

Partners for Health Reformplus

Pages:

41

Description:

This report presents estimates of the total cost of providing comprehensive antiretroviral (ARV) treatment in the public sector in Nigeria, using the AIDSTREATCOST model to estimate the cost of providing Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy (HAART), Voluntary Counseling and Testing (VDT), and Opportunistic Infection (OI) treatment, and other resource requirements for implementing the national antiretroviral (ARV) treatment program…The report also examines financial and human resources requirements for achieving the World Health Organization-recommended targets and recommends a number of strategies for the government and development partners to consider regarding program expansion, human resources training and requirements, support for VCT, the high cost of monitoring tests, and drug cost. [from abstract]

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