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Accelerating Update of HIV Care and Treatment in Cote d'Ivoire: a pre-service training approach

Allet Paul Auguste Assi, Catherine Greene, Milly Kayongo, Hawa Camara, Samuel Ohouo; presented by Daniel Lee
International Conference on AIDS and STI's in Africa, Harare, Zimbabwe


July 7, 2016
The objectives of this study are to:
  • Increase access to HIV care and treatment for HIV positive patients in high disease burden areas.
  • Advocate for an expanded role for nurses and midwives in HIV care and treatment, including Option B+, through stakeholder engagement with government and professional associations.
  • Create a critical mass of nurses and midwives with competencies in delivering quality HIV services and treatment.
  • More specifically, build the capacity of more than 1800 recent nursing and midwifery graduates to deliver quality services in care and treatment of HIV through partnership with the national nursing school.