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An Approach to Evaluating HAART Utilization and Outcomes in CARE Act-Funded Clinics (2000)
This report describes a relatively low-cost method of evaluating the outcomes of HIV-related primary care, specifically the therapeutic benefits and resource requirements of implementing HAART.
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Facilitators' Guide for Needs Assessments on Access to HIV/AIDS-related treatment - a resource to support the development of a practical toolkit for NGOs, CBOs and PLWHA groups (1998)
Assessment tools, questionnaires for assessing treatment needs of PLHA.
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Herramienta para Diagnosticar el Grado de Preparacion Establecimientos del Programa para Iniciar Terapias de retrovirales (2003)
"Written in Spanish, this tool is designed to determine the degree of site preparedness to begin antiretroviral therapy. Establishments can use it to self-evaluate as well, identify areas where they require technical assistance or where they can serve as a resource to other programs. Six programs areas are evaluated to determine readiness for ART: Programming and leadership, service and clinical attention, management and evaluation, human resource capacity, lab capacity, and the acquisition and administration of medicine."
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Measuring HIV Stigma: Results of a field test in Tanzania (2005)
"The demand for stigma indicators has continued to increase, particularly from USAID global missions and their partner agencies. In response to this need, USAID funded this first step of field-testing and validation of an initial set of stigma indicators at one site in Tanzania, based on selected stigma indicators from the Blue Book (USAID Expanded Response Guide to Core Indicators for Monitoring and Reporting on HIV/AIDS Programs), and the 2004 S&DIWG workshop. The results of this effort are found in this working report."
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Monitoring Tools (2004)
"This extensive collection of clinical record keeping forms is for individual patient care, facility management (patient registers, monthly reports) and pharmacy record keeping (stock and patient issues)."
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National AIDS Programmes: A Guide to Indicators for Monitoring and Evaluating National Antiretroviral Programmes (2005)
This manual provides guidance on indicators relevant to M&E in national programs for the scaling up of access to ART for PLHA.
URL(s): PDF  

National AIDS Programmes: A Guide to Monitoring and Evaluating HIV/AIDS Care and Support (2004)
"This guide describes what care and support programmes are, what a system for monitoring and evaluating care and support should look like, and indicators for monitoring and evaluating various components of a care and treatment programme"
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Protocol for the Identification of Discrimination Against People Living with HIV/AIDS (2000)
This protocol seeks to provide a tool for measuring arbitrary discrimination in a range of key areas in everyday life.
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