Paediatric and Adolescent Scale-up Plan (PASP)

Paediatric and Adolescent Scale-up Plan (PASP)

This project, led by Wits Reproductive Health and HIV Institute (RHI), and collaborating with Anova Health Institute (Anova), Right to Care, HIVSA and Community AIDS Response (CARe) developed a collaborative approach to increase in children and adolescents: Increase HIV testing, increase TB screening, increase linkage to HIV care, increase retention in care and increase viral suppression in CoJ using QI methodologies.

Objective/Outcomes

  • Increase access to ART for 80% of children and adolescents with HIV by increasing testing, screening, case finding and linkages to treatment and support
  • Improve retention in care and viral load suppression by increasing access to quality HIV treatment for children and adolescents. This proposal is based on Technical assistance and Quality Improvement methodologies to ensure sustainability of the Programme beyond the grant period.

Study/Programme sites

CoJ facilities and community based interventions

Investigators

CoJ Wits RHI, ELMA, collaborating with Anova Health Institute (Anova), Right to Care, HIVSA and Community AIDS Response (CARe)

Latest Update: 15 February 2021

For more on PASP please email rhicomms@wrhi.ac.za