Building capacity to address the HIV/AIDS crisis in Africa

Fogarty International Center’s mission is to address global health challenges through collaborative (US-LMIC) programs for research and research training. It is to support and advance the NIH mission through global partnerships and to build capacity for global health research through strengthening academic institutions. View full presentation here. Please...
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Financing UHC and health spending trends in Africa

• Different patterns in country income groupings and in specific countries. Good progress in some countries e.g. Ghana although challenges • Major problem with prioritisation of health in many African countries (e.g. 6% vs 15% of GGE) – E.g. India, Nigeria – However sometimes national debt payments are not fully factored in the base (e.g non-interest expenditure Mocambique) Please...
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Ethiopia’s Strategy for UHC: Proposed Health Insurance Schemes

Country Context … Experienced changes in health status over the last three decades Life expectancy at birth from 47 to 63/67 IMR from 104 to 48 MMR from about 900 to 412 Major health problems are: Of communicable nature Due to poor personal hygiene, improper garbage and waste disposal practices, lack of adequate and safe water supply. Due to inappropriate nutritional practices, lack of health...
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Is 90-90-90 enough to end AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa?

Epidemic Control: the base-camp milestone on the route to the Mount Everest summit of Ending AIDS Please...
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Achieving Viral Suppression in 90% of PLHIV on ART in LMICs: Progress, Challenges, and OpportunitiesI

Individual Level – Delayed ART initiation & ART non-adherence – Poor CD4 count & VL outcomes – Emergence of HIV resistance – Disease progression & death Population Level – Role in transmission • Change in risk transmission behaviors • Impact of ART in reducing transmission Please...
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A Vision of Healthcare in South Africa: 2025-2030. The National Planning Commission and an Effective, Affordable and Equitable National Health System.

Historical Development of National Health Insurance **Commission on Old Age Pension and National Insurance (1928) **Committee Of Enquiry into National Health Insurance (1935) **National Health Service Commission (1942 -1944) Please...
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PEPFAR support for medical and nursing education to reach HIV epidemic control

• We are at a historic moment in the global HIV/AIDS response. • The latest PEPFAR data show that the HIV/AIDS epidemic is coming under control in six countries (Lesotho, Malawi, Namibia, eSwatini, Zambia, and Zimbabwe) and that up to 13 total countries could reach epidemic control by 2020 with PEPFAR support. • PEPFAR strategy for accelerating HIV/AIDS epidemic control (2017-2020) – reaffirms...
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HRSA’s Partnership with AFREhealth: Building the Capacity of an Important Indigenous Organization

PEPFAR: Shifting Direct Funding to Local Indigenous Organizations • The Office of the Global AIDS Coordinator (OGAC) has directed US agencies involved in PEPFAR to direct 40 percent of their funding to indigenous organizations in the next 18 months • By the end of the next thirty months 70 percent of funding must be directed to indigenous organizations • Currently only 20 percent of funding goes...
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