Tracking Global HIV/AIDS Initiatives and their impact on health systems in Kyrgyzstan

Study Aim

The study aim is to research the national and sub-national systems effects of the Global Health Initiatives (GHIs) focusing on sub-national scale-up, health systems capacity, coordination and harmonisation, human resources and access and equity. The major focus is on the sub-national level.


Themes include the effects of Global Health Initiatives on:

Sub-national scale-up

  • Trends over time in sub-national scale-up of HIV/AIDS and non-HIV/AIDS services
  • The effects of global HIV/AIDS initiatives on HIV/AIDS service quality

Health systems capacity

  • Health systems capacity including human resources
  • National/sub-national coordination, harmonisation and alignment
  • Supply of commodities and equipment

Equitable access

  • Institutional/programmatic factors determining HIV service accessibility
  • Household/community factors determining HIV service accessibility

Country Team

  • Principal Investigator: .
    Centre for Health System Development, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

Research Partners

  • London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM)
  • Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI)

Research Funders

  • Open Society Institute (OSI)

Kyrgyzstan Study Outputs

  • Kyrgyzstan Policy Brief, July 2009
  • Impact of Global Fund grants on implementation of the National HIV/AIDS Program in the Kyrgyz Republic poster, IAS, Cape Town, July 2009
  • The role of communities for increasing access to HIV/AIDS services for vulnerable groups in the Kyrgyz Republic poster, IAS, Cape Town, July 2009
  • Kyrgyzstan Final Report July 2009
  • Tracking global HIV/AIDS initiatives and their impact on the health system
  • GHIs in Kyrgyzstan. Interim Report - May 2008
  • Kyrgyzstan Briefing Sheet March 2008
  • Impact of the GFATM on the health system capacity in Kyrgyzstan: human resources (.ppt)
  • National Level Context Mapping Report
Sponsored by DFID, Danida, Irish Aid