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Standards for Quality HIV Care: a Tool for Quality Assessment, Improvement, and Accreditation

Report of a WHO Consultation Meeting on the Accreditation of Health Service Facilities for HIV Care

Reference number: ISBN 92 4 159255 9

In order to provide quality care for People Living with HIV/AIDS and to facilitate to achieve the target of WHO's key initiative, the Treat 3 million by 2005 (“3 by 5”), WHO collaborated with many partner organizations to develop 'Standards for quality HIV care: a tool for quality assessment, improvement and accreditation'.

This publication and the proposed standards are intended for WHO Member States and their authorizing bodies in developing their own framework of accreditation as a guiding principle to improve the quality of HIV care at all levels of health care facilities of the country, with a special focus on antiretroviral therapy. It also offers guidance for the managers and the quality improvement professionals within HIV health service facilities to improve their health services related to antiretroviral therapy.

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