Operations cluster

Health System Strengthening Programme

Programme Title

Systems strengthening for better HIV /TB Patient Outcomes

Funding Cycle: October 2012 to September 2017
Staff: 462 Staff members (Amajuba -21, CoCT – 274, ILembe – 31 and Msunduzi – 136)

Programme Description

This programme aims at ensuring universal access to comprehensive, integrated, family centered quality HIV/AIDS and TB clinical services by providing technical assistance, modified facility and community Direct Service Delivery (DSD) as well as capacity building of Health Care Workers (HCWs) in the supported health facilities. The South African Government (SAG) is supported to strengthen health systems thereby improving patient outcomes through comprehensive clinical services in Kwa Zulu Natal (KZN) and Western Cape Provinces.

KI supported DOH with activities focused on building health systems related to the Prevention, Care &Treatment of HIV/AIDS and TB.

The strategies utilized continued to be but not limited to the strengthening of:
(i) Monitoring Evaluation and Reporting (MER) systems,
(ii) Pharmaceutical Services,
(iii) Care and Treatment Services,
(iv) Leadership and Governance, and
(v) Human Resource Development.