[Collection] Viral Load Monitoring Scale-Up Update in Uganda—Data Updates

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PEPFAR Uganda & MOH Uganda Central Public Health Laboratories (CPHL), 2018.

This package of materials includes a summary of viral load monitoring approaches, outcomes, and next steps in Uganda as well as presentations from the March 2018 PEPFAR Uganda Integrated Viral Load/Early Infant Diagnosis & Tuberculosis Data Review Meeting.

  • Viral Load Monitoring: The Last Mile in Realising the Continuum of Response for HIV Care and Treatment
    Uganda M&E Technical Support Program, 2018.
    The Uganda M&E Technical Support Program (METS) with funding from PEPFAR has supported the Ministry of Health Central Public Health Laboratories to scale up viral load (VL) monitoring to over 80% of people living with HIV on antiretroviral therapy between 2016 and 2017 with the use of a VL dashboard, support for curriculum development, capacity building trainings, and continuous quality improvement initiatives. This article summarizes VL monitoring approaches, outcomes, and next steps in Uganda.
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  • Presentation: Integrated VL/EID & TB Data Review—March 2018
    PEPFAR Uganda & MOH Uganda Central Public Health Laboratories (CPHL), 2018.
    This presentation from the March 2018 PEPFAR Uganda Integrated Viral Load (VL)/Early Infant Diagnosis (EID) & Tuberculosis (TB) Data Review Meeting reviews progress in national VL monitoring, EID, and TB. It introduces key activities including the ‘HIV Situation Room’—an interactive software platform to centralize real-time service delivery data to improve tracking and programming.
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  • Presentation: PEPFAR PMTCT-EID FY18 Q1 Performance—Summary of Key EID Indicators
    PEPFAR Uganda, 2018.
    This presentation from the March 2018 PEPFAR Uganda Integrated Viral Load (VL)/Early Infant Diagnosis (EID) & Tuberculosis (TB) Data Review Meeting reviews implementing partner EID performance and approaches to scale-up and quality improvement.
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  • Presentation: Progress in Scale up of VL/EID & TB Monitoring for Moroto & Kotido
    USAID RHITES-E Project, 2018.
    This presentation from the March 2018 PEPFAR Uganda Integrated Viral Load (VL)/Early Infant Diagnosis (EID) & Tuberculosis (TB) Data Review Meeting reviews VL coverage trends and suppression rates, successful VL scale-up efforts, as well as challenges and recommendations in Moroto and Kotido districts. The presentation also covers EID and TB trends and challenges.
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