The Health Policy Project has ended, but work continues under a new USAID five-year project, Health Policy Plus (HP+).
Author(s): Catherine Barker, Thomas Fagan, Rosemary Silaa, Arin Dutta, and Sara Bowsky
Primary Language: English
To understand programmatic challenges, promising practices, and potential solutions related to pediatric HIV in Tanzania, HPP conducted interviews with the NACP and two PEPFAR implementing partners that receive the majority of Tanzania’s ACT funding. Interviews addressed issues across the pediatric treatment cascade (see Figure 1). Interviewees identified overarching challenges, including the short implementation timeline under ACT (two years), insufficient financial resources for pediatric care and treatment, limited health worker capacity, supply chain weaknesses, lack of community and other linkages, and poor monitoring and data use. Many of the challenges reported in Tanzania are also seen in Kenya, where a more detailed qualitative analysis was under