Zambia

Global HIV/AIDS Initiatives in Zambia: Issues of Harmonisation, Systems Capacity and Marginalised Groups

Study Aim

The study aim is to research the national and sub-national systems effects of the Global HIV/AIDS Initiatives (GHIs) focusing on access and equity, coordination and harmonisation and human resources. The major focus is on district level.

Themes

Themes include the effects of global HIV/AIDS Initiatives on:

Sub-national scale-up

  • Levels and types of HIV/AIDS services delivered ? including prevention, treatment and support services ? demonstrating trends over time
  • Quality of HIV/AIDS services
  • Non-focal (non-HIV/AIDS) priority services

Health systems capacity

  • Human resources for health
  • National and sub-national coordination, harmonisation and alignment

Equitable access

  • Accessibility and patterns of utilisation of HIV/AIDS services
  • Institutional/programmatic and community factors that determine service accessibility

Country team

  • Principal Investigator: .
    Frontiers Research and Development Group, Zambia

Research Partners

  • Frontiers Research and Development Group, Zambia
  • London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM)
  • Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI)

Research Funders

  • Open Society Institute (OSI)

Zambia Study Outputs

  • An analysis of the monitoring and evaluating system for district HIV and AIDS care and support services in Zambia Mumbwa district case study
  • The problem is ours, it is not CRAIDS' ". Evaluating sustainability of Community Based Organisations for HIV/AIDS in a rural district in Zambia
  • Health workforce response to global health initiatives funding: a comparison of Malawi and Zambia. Human Resources for Health, 8:19
  • Task sharing in Zambia: HIV service scale-up compounds the human resource crisis. BMC Health Services Research 10:272
  • How HIV/AIDS scale-up has impacted on non-HIV priority services in Zambia. BMC Public Health, 10: 540 Brugha, R., Simbaya, J., Walsh, A., Dicker, P., and Ndubani, P.
  • The evolution and sustainability of Community Based Organisations providing HIV/AIDS services in Zambia lessons from Mumbwa district , Full Report June 2011
  • The evolution and sustainability of Community Based Organisations providing HIV/AIDS services in Zambia lessons from Mumbwa district Policy Brief, May 2011
  • Tracking Global HIV/AIDS Initiatives and their Impact on the Health System in Zambia. Final Report Oct 2009
  • Funding and Scale-Up of HIV/AIDS Services in Zambia
  • Global HIV/AIDS Initiatives and Coordination, Reporting and Evaluation of HIV/AIDS Programmes
  • Global HIV/AIDS Initiatives and Human Resources for Health in Zambia
  • Tracking Global HIV/AIDS Initiatives and their Effects on the Health System in Zambia
  • Global HIV/AIDS Initiatives and Health System Capacity to Cope with the Scale-Up of HIV Services
  • GHIs in Zambia Briefing Sheet, May 2008
  • Global HIV/AIDS Initiatives in Zambia: Issues of Scale-up and Health System Capacity
  • National Level Context Mapping Report
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