Results for "Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission"
The World Health Organization (WHO) made waves at the International AIDS Society conference in Kuala Lumpur when it issued revised guidelines for HIV treatment. The new guidelines—WHO’s first major update since 2010—recommend an earlier start to treatment, from a CD4 threshold of 350 cells/mm3 to 500 cells/mm3.
After the Rwandan genocide in 1994, the Government of Rwanda has worked to rebuild its shattered health system. Management Sciences for Health (MSH) works in partnership with the US Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Rwanda Ministry of Health to develop innovative health financing initiatives to provide more effective, quality HIV and primary health services. MSH spoke with Jean Kagubare, MSH's Performance-Based Financing Principal Technical Advisor, about implementing a national PBF model in Rwanda. What was the state of the health system after the genocide in Rwanda?