Partners In Health: HIV Care in Rwanda Harvard Case Solution & Analysis

In 2005, Partners In Health (PIH) was encouraged by the Rwandan Ministry of Health to assume responsibility for the management of public health care in two rural districts in Eastern Rwanda and create an HIV treatment program at these sites. PIH successfully implemented a comprehensive plan focusing on 4 principles: health systems enhancement, accompaniment, HIV prevention and care, and social and economic support.
Partners In Health HIV Care in Rwanda Case Study Solution

By January 2007, the Rwinkwavu site had conducted 67,137 HIV tests and supplied antiretroviral therapy to more than 2,000 patients, of which, fewer than 1% had been changed to second-line drug regimens, 3.8% had died and only one patient had been lost to follow up. A costing analysis AIDS Initiative indicated that the model could feasibly be multiply to other districts. Dr. Agnes Binagwaho, Executive Director of Rwanda's National AIDS Control Commission and her colleagues in the Ministry of Health are chewing over how the system could be enhanced and whether it should be expanded nationwide.

PUBLICATION DATE: April 13, 2009 PRODUCT #: 709474-HCB-ENG

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