Utilizing the Model for Improvement Framework to improve Index Testing Offer rate in Nigeria

HIV/TB Research 9 Apr 2024

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Background Index testing is one of the most efficient strategies to identify children living with HIV. Several guidelines recommend index testing (genealogy testing) be offered to all newly diagnosed individuals. Health system strengthening activity, using a standard quality improvement (QI) framework was implemented by the PEPFAR through USAID-funded Accelerating Control of the HIV Epidemic in Nigeria (ACE) Project to improve the offer rate of index testing. We assessed the outcome of this initiative.