Presentation on theme: "Country Program Update. Lusaka CTC Program Eastern Province CTC Program Decentralized In-Patient Care Program Integrated Paediatric ART Programs."— Presentation transcript:
Lusaka CTC Program Eastern Province CTC Program Decentralized In-Patient Care Program Integrated Paediatric ART Programs Research
Partners Lusaka District Health Management Team Ministry of Health World Bank Development Marketplace Program Clinton Foundation 25 health centres successfully integrated CTC into routine primary health services Over 300 health workers trained Over 300 Community Volunteers trained Valid CTC protocols adapted for the Lusaka program and in place to guide implementation Referral linkages with the Central In-patient Unit (UTH) strengthened
RUTF supplied by MoH through the Central Medical Stores and funded by Clinton Foundation At least 2 trained health workers manage each OTP site Valid continues to provide technical support while LDHMT manages the program ‘ownership’ from the DHMT’ Additional funding from the World Bank to support 17 districts in Zambia to integrate nutritional screening during Child Health Week
Partners National Food and Nutrition Commission Ministry of Health UNICEF CTC set up in three districts in Eastern Province 9 OTP clinics opened in 9 Rural Health Centres 66 health workers trained 264 Community volunteers trained
Partners Lusaka DHMT University Teaching Hospital Ministry of Health Food and Nutrition Technical Assistance (FANTA) and USAID UNICEF Three decentralized Stabilization Centres opened at Matero Reference, Chipata and Chawama health Centers Valid responsible for overall technical oversight UNICEF provided equipment, medical and nutritional supplies Valid trained 46 health workers in in-patient management 11 health workers from UTH, LDHMT, Valid and NFNC trained as facilitators
260 children admitted in the 3 SCs to date 59 HIV Positive 150 (63%) discharged cured 26 (11%) death 60 (25%) transferred to UTH An SC Success Story accepted by USAID to be published in the FY09 PEPFAR Annual Report!
Partners Lusaka DHMT Centre for Infectious Disease Research in Zambia (CIDRZ) Elizabeth Glazer Paediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) 25 ART Clinics in Lusaka successfully integrated CTC 25 health workers trained 34 peer educators trained Referral linkages strengthened between ART clinics and the ART clincs Valid continued to support the LDHMT to supervise service delivery and provide technical support
Lipid Study SMS Study Microbiological Assessment HIV/AIDS Study
Sustained supply of RUTF RUTF pipeline breaks and supply chain management High defaulter rates: Community Volunteers Human resource issues Delay in finalization of national guidelines
CDC Grant to support EGPAF and JHPIEGO to integrate CTC into a comprehensive Peadiatric HIV Project in Choma district Support World Vision to set up a Comprehensive CTC program in Sinazongwe District
Imminent food by prescription RFA from the USAID mission office UNICEF to support country roll-out of CTC into 30 districts Upcoming PEPFAR 2 programs Operational Research – DFID Child Survival Solicitation, Concern Worldwide Zambia Finalization of country IMAM guidelines to facilitate for the rapid scale up of CTC
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