The health system plays a crucial part in the response to HIV in terms of provision of HIV and AIDS related services. The sector has been heavily impacted by HIV and AIDS as many health workers are living with HIV. HIV funding is increasingly used for strengthening health systems. The health system response to the HIV epidemics needs to address a wide range of programs in the continuum of prevention, diagnosis, treatment and care of those infected and those with AIDS. This course critically analyses key aspects of health system’s response to the epidemic and how the health system has been impacted. It discusses the opportunities of using HIV program as a means of strengthening existing health services and systems.
Health Systems and its components:
Health Systems Organization:
Scaling up AIDS responses and Health Systems (Strengthening):
Community Systems Strengthening (CSS):
HIV services, access and voice for vulnerable groups and communities:
Introduction to policy papers: