publication . Article . 2019

Tailored HIV programmes and universal health coverage

Holmes, Charles B; Rabkin, Miriam; Ford, Nathan; Preko, Peter; Rosen, Sydney; Ellman, Tom; Ehrenkranz, Peter;
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  • Published: 01 Sep 2019 Journal: Bulletin of the World Health Organization, volume 98, issue 2, pages 87-94 (issn: 0042-9686, eissn: 1564-0604, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: World Health Organization
Abstract
Abstract Improvements in geospatial health data and tailored human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) testing, prevention and treatment have led to greater microtargeting of the HIV response, based on location, risk, clinical status and disease burden. These approaches show promise for achieving control of the HIV epidemic. At the same time, United Nations Member States have committed to achieving broader health and development goals by 2030, including universal health coverage (UHC). HIV epidemic control will facilitate UHC by averting the need to commit ever-increasing resources to HIV services. Yet an overly targeted HIV response could also distort health systems, ...
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free text keywords: Policy & Practice
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