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A new model for getting HIV treatment in Mozambique


Scaling-up antiretroviral treatment in countries with a high AIDS burden and human resource shortages: How can health systems react to such challenges? Inspired by the article “Experts patients and AIDS care” written by Wim Van Damme, MSF team in Tete rural province (Mozambique) launched a pilot project that adresses this crucial question. Here is their answer: an innovative model of ART delivery built around the concept of self-management with a community-based approach that has the potential of making the scale-up of ART a reality in Mozambique and other Southern African countries.