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Impact of employing people living with HIV as community health workers on paediatric and adolescent HIV services in sub-Saharan Africa: Expert Patient Programme 2007-2013 2017-08-08T13:28:28+00:00

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Impact of employing people living with HIV as community health workers on paediatric and adolescent HIV services in sub-Saharan Africa: Expert Patient Programme 2007-2013

HIV-positive children in sub-Saharan Africa continue to have poor access to quality paediatric HIV services. In view of limited access to trained professional staff, Community Health Workers (CHW) play an important role in scaling up antiretroviral therapy (ART) through task-shifting roles ad community outreach. To date, the impact of employing people living with HIV (PLHIV) in a CHW role in paediatric and adolescent HIV services has not been widely investigated.

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