Staffing and Operating Schedule
The HIV services with all the listed programme areas above are managed by a prime staffing of 17 people comprising of qualified Nurse counselors, Midwives, Clinical Officers, Doctors, Data Management Officers and Administrators. The head of the Clinical team is a Physician, supported by a Paediatrician for the Paediatric HIV clinic.
The HIV Clinic operates Monday to Friday (8:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.). How the week flows for HIV related services:
|Monday||Dep’t meeting, preparation for community outreaches, serving walk-ins/ special cases/ new clients and follow-up on missed appointments||ART Clinic|
|Tuesday||General Clinic at Facility (Fast tracking service) and Community ART refills||Both at Static and in Outreaches|
|Wednesday||General Clinic at Facility (Fast tracking service) and Community ART refills and Paediatric HIV Clinic||At Static and in Outreaches|
|Thursday||Private Clinic, Adolescent friendly services and Community ART refills||At static and in outreaches|
|Friday||TB Clinic||At static|
The Clinic does not work over the weekends and on Public Holidays.
- HTS is uninterrupted even when the clinic is closed because HIV services are integrated in the Hospital activities. We only ensure effective internal linkages.
- Paediatric and adolescent friendly services are given special clinics separate from adults so as to address their peculiar concerns