Archived DSD news

Below is a list of selected archived DSD news.

March 2021 Newsletter: Do DSD models for HIV treatment save money?

Check out our March 2021 newsletter: Do DSD models for HIV treatment save money?

AIDSMAP article on fast track drug refills in Uganda

Learn more about client and provider preferences of novel differentiated ART delivery models from a mixed methods study sampling health facilities in Uganda.

DSD policy dashboards

Discover the DSD policy dashboards report summarizing key elements of national DSD policies and adaptations due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

UNAIDS Global AIDS Update 2021

The UNAIDS Global AIDS Update 2021, launched in July, shows that many of the 19 countries that achieved the 90–90–90 targets by 2020 have been leaders in differentiated service delivery, where facility-based services are complemented by community-led services. 

Rural community treatment pick-up point in South Africa

Find out more about a community HIV treatment pick-up point in Bulungula, South Africa.

September 2021 newsletter

Read our September 2021 DSD newsletter focusing on the DSD research arising from IAS 2021, DSD for key populations in India and sharing the latest news, publications and upcoming events.

DSD sessions at IAS2021

Download a summary slide deck of all the latest DSD science from IAS 2021.

PEPFAR COP21

Check out PEPFAR's Country and Regional Operational Plans for the 2021 Fiscal Year

Advocacy brief from the EPiC and LINKAGES projects (2021)

Read this advocacy brief from the EPiC and LINKAGES projects, which summarizes insights and recommendations from key population-led and trusted community-based organisations, who have advanced differentiated service delivery models in response to COVID-19.

People's COP21 reports (2021)

Check out the People's COP21 reports from Haiti, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda and Zimbabwe which outline the community recommendations for PEPFAR Country Operational Plans (COPs) 2021.

Interview with Patricia Asero, HIV Advocate in Kenya (2021)

Watch this interview with Patricia Asero, HIV Advocate in Kenya.

Curated examples of COVID-19 DSD model adaptations (2021)

Discover curated examples of COVID-19 DSD model adaptations from different countries across sub-Saharan Africa and Asia.

The 11th IAS Conference on HIV Science late-breaker abstracts submission deadline (2021)

Submissions for late-breaker abstracts to IAS 2021 – the 11th IAS Conference on HIV Science – were open until 10 May 2021.

COVID-19 spurs on multimonth dispensing of HIV treatment in Cambodia (2021)

The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated multi-month dispensing of ARVs in Cambodia. 

Do DSD models for HIV treatment save money? Evidence from implementation studies conducted in sub-Saharan Africa in 2017-2019 (2021)

A brief published by Alternative Models of ART Delivery—Optimizing the Benefits (AMBIT)

CQUIN webinar "Decentralized Distribution of ART through the Private Sector: Case Studies and Lessons Learned".

Don't miss the slides and recording from the CQUIN webinar "Decentralized Distribution of ART through the Private Sector: Case Studies and Lessons Learned".

Request for updates – experiences implementing HIV programmes to reach men

The IAS has released a “Request for updates – experiences implementing HIV programmes to reach men”, looking for one-slide summaries of recent programmes that have engaged men in HIV programmes (prevention, testing and/or treatment) with a deadline of 19 March.

PEPFAR COP/ROP 2021 Temporary Pause FAQs

PEPFAR is issuing a temporary pause on the Country/Regional Operational Plan (COP/ROP) 2021 development and planning process. Read PEPFAR's FAQ providing further detail on this decision.

Updated summary of published evidence

Discover the latest summary of published evidence for DSD for HIV treatment, presented by model type.

DSD policy dashboards

Access the latest DSD policy dashboards summarizing key elements of national DSD policy responses to the COVID-19 pandemic.

PEPFAR 2021 Country Operational Plan (COP) Guidance for all PEPFAR Countries (2021) released

Technical considerations for 2021 list adoption and implementation of differentiated service delivery models as minimum requirement for continued PEPFAR support