CHAI Simple ARV Forecasting Tool (CHAI Simple Tool)

When forecasting adult and/or pediatric ARVs in treatment programs


  • Sub-categories HIV/AIDS
  • Commodities Medicines
  • Latest update 2018-03-08 00:00:00
  • Version 7.0
  • Developed by CHAI
  • When to use When forecasting adult and/or pediatric ARVs in treatment programs
  • Languages English, French
  • Level of use Central, District, Facility, Regional
  • Form
  • Amount of training / TA required Minimal - a few hours
  • Inputs & outputs Inputs: Current number of patients on ART, treatment targets, migration and attrition rates, current and future regimen and formulation breakdowns, current stock on hand and expected deliveries, drug prices, pediatric weightband distribution Outputs: Anticipated demand for each formulation over next 36 months in terms of both number of patients and consumption, total cost
  • Cost Free
  • Advantages Allows for the quantification of ARVs in a relatively simple and easy-to-use format
  • Limitations Extensive modifications require strong knowledge of Excel. Please contact CHAI if modifications are required
  • Availability Free to all organizations with an ARV program.
  • Remarks An example of a completed template is included to highlight full functionality of both Adult and Pediatric forecasting tools
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  • Submission date 2018-08-08 08:44:20