Category Archives: Financial arrangements

How care is paid for

Cost-effective strategies of testing for HIV and sexually transmitted infections (STIs)

2022

Rates of chlamydia, gonorrhea, and infectious syphilis have risen in Canada from 2015 to 2019. An observed decrease in HIV cases has been detected recently, however a reduction in testing...

Activity-based costing for HIV, primary care and nutrition services in low- and middle-income countries: A systematic literature review and synthesis

2022

BACKGROUND: This study is a systematic literature review of HIV, nutrition, and primary care activity-based costing (ABC) studies conducted in low- and middle-income countries. ABC studies are critical for understanding...

Mathematical models for evaluating effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of cervical cancer control policies in populations including women living with human immunodeficiency virus: A scoping review

2022

Objectives: Mathematical modeling is increasingly used to inform cervical cancer control policies, and model-based evaluations of such policies in women living with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) are an emerging research area....

Economic benefits of the United States’ AIDS drug assistance program: A systematic review of cost analyses to guide research and policy priorities

2022

As part of the Ryan White HIV/AIDs Program, the federally-funded, state-administered AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP) provides prescription drug medications, including antiretroviral therapy, for people with HIV (PWH) who are...

Factors associated with catastrophic health expenditure in sub-Saharan Africa: A systematic review

2022

OBJECTIVE: A non-negligible proportion of sub-Saharan African (SSA) households experience catastrophic costs accessing healthcare. This study aimed to systematically review the existing evidence to identify factors associated with catastrophic health...

Costs and cost-effectiveness of HIV early infant diagnosis in low- and middle-income countries: A scoping review

2022

BACKGROUND: Continuing progress in the global pediatric human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) response depends on timely identification and care of infants with HIV. As countries scale-out improvements to HIV early infant...

Catastrophic health expenditure in sub-Saharan Africa: Systematic review and meta-analysis

2022

Objective To estimate the incidence of, and trends in, catastrophic health expenditure in sub-Saharan Africa. Methods We systematically reviewed the scientific and grey literature to identify population-based studies on catastrophic...

Cost-effectiveness of pre-exposure prophylaxis among men who have sex with men in China: A systematic review

2022

OBJECTIVE: Men who have sex with men in China meet the definition of the population at “substantial risk” of contracting human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) according to the World Health Organization;...

Roles, barriers, and recommendations for community health workers providing community-based HIV care in sub-Saharan Africa: A review

2022

While the impact of Community Health Workers (CHWs) on home-based human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) care has been documented, barriers and recommendations have not been systematically reviewed. Following the reporting requirements...

Intersectoral costs of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and HIV: A systematic review of cost-of-illness (COI) studies

2021

BACKGROUND: Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and HIV can generate costs both within and outside the health sector (i.e. intersectoral costs). This systematic review aims (i) to explore the intersectoral costs...

Patient perspectives on integrated healthcare for HIV, hypertension and type 2 diabetes: A scoping review

2021

INTRODUCTION: Antiretroviral therapy has reduced mortality and led to longer life expectancy in people living with HIV. These patients are now at an increased risk of non-communicable diseases (NCDs). Integration...

The cost-effectiveness of sexual and reproductive health and rights interventions in low- and middle-income countries: A scoping review

2021

Sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) are an essential component of universal health coverage (UHC). In determining which SRHR interventions to include in their UHC benefits package, countries are...

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