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CHASS-SMT, which worked in Mozambique from 2011 to 2015, built the capacity of local health systems in Sofala, Manica, and Tete Provinces to provide quality HIV and AIDS services. The project’s objectives included creating stronger, more sustainable Mozambican systems and institutions, improving integration of HIV and related primary health care services, increasing demand, use, and provision of high-quality HIV services, and increasing coverage of HIV care and the treatment and prevention of mother-to-child transmission (EMTCT) services.
CHASS-SMT worked closely with the ministry of health (MOH) at all levels to expand and improve comprehensive HIV and AIDS clinical services including:
The project collaborated with the MOH to develop and implement a number of strategies and interventions to achieve the goal of improved health services. This collaboration produced remarkable results, well documented through a rigorous monitoring and evaluation process comparing key statistics from project’s beginning through September 2015.
CHASS-SMT achieved these goals through funding local institutions, delivering essential equipment and supplies, and providing technical assistance at provincial, district, and health-facility levels with a focus on financial management, human resources, logistics, health information systems, quality improvement, and service delivery.
By the end of the project, CHASS-SMT had:
Abt’s partner in CHASS-SMT was FHI360.
Read more about CHASS-SMT:
Strengthening Mozambique’s District Health System to Improve Access and Quality of HIV Care and Treatment Services
Strengthening District Health System and HIV Service Delivery Outcomes in Mozambique: Findings from the CHASS-SMT Project
CHASS-SMT: Expanding and Improving HIV Care in Mozambique
World AIDS Day 2015: Abt Research and Partnerships Tackle HIV and AIDS
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