Tool to Assess Site Readiness for Initiating Antiretroviral Therapy

When assessing a site’s readiness to implement ART and to identify key areas that need strengthening prior to, or at the same time as, ART initiation

Monitoring & Evaluation

  • Sub-categories HIV/AIDS
  • Commodities Diagnostics, Medicines
  • Latest update 2004
  • Version version 1.2
  • Developed by USAID | DELIVER PROJECT
  • When to use When assessing a site's readiness to implement ART and to identify key areas that need strengthening prior to, or at the same time as, ART initiation
  • Languages English, Spanish
  • Level of use Central, District, Facility, Regional
  • Form PDF document file, How to Guide and Information source 229 KB
  • Amount of training / TA required May need to be adapted to an individual country's requirements. The time required depends on the number of sites that need to be assessed, and the numbers of teams who will be conducting assessments.
  • Inputs & outputs Inputs: Survey questionnaire for each site; Six different domains need to be evaluated per sites Outputs: Identification of steps needed to advance a sites along different stages, to be assured that a site is ready to initiate ART
  • Cost Free
  • Advantages Biggest advantage is that it can be used by sites themselves for continuous monitoring or by programs for assessment and evaluation. Other uses include: identification of sites that can be resources for others; selection of sites based on capacity, vision and activities rather than site type.
  • Limitations Can be resource intensive, may require development of specific instruments that will collect the data in order to be aggregated and interpreted by this tool
  • Availability PDF Only
  • Remarks
  • Downloadable files ToolAsseSiteRead_ES.pdf
    ToolAsseSiteRead_ES.pdf
  • Contact jsinfo@jsi.com
  • Submission date 2010-07-12 02:00:00