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International Classification of Diseases : 2004 : Issue 9241592559: Standards for Quality HIV Care ; A Tool for Quality Assessment, Improvement, and Accreditation

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Title: International Classification of Diseases : 2004 : Issue 9241592559: Standards for Quality HIV Care ; A Tool for Quality Assessment, Improvement, and Accreditation  
Author: World Health Organization
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Language: English
Subject: Health., Public health, Wellness programs
Collections: Medical Library Collection, World Health Collection
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Publisher: World Health Organization

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Organization, W. H. (n.d.). International Classification of Diseases : 2004 : Issue 9241592559. Retrieved from http://community.worldebooklibrary.org/


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WHO gratefully acknowledges comments and contributions by Bruce Agins, Rebecca Bailey, Huzeifa Bodal, Robert Colebunders, Adiogo Dieudonne, Masami Fujita, Jantine Jacobi, Carrie Jeffries, Peggy Henderson, Ramachandran Murali, Ezekiel Nukuro, Soe Nyunt-U, Amolo Okero, Emanuele Pontali, Alasdair Reid, Reijo Salmela, Gray Sattler, Pathom Sawanpanyalert, Diana Silimperi and Helena Walkowiak.

Table of Contents
Rationale . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2 Quality systems for health care . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Intended use of the publication and standards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Accreditation as a model for evaluating and improving quality . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Key principles underpinning the accreditation framework . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Major categories of standards for HIV care . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Selecting model standards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Using the standards – getting started . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 Essentials for creating a national accreditation or certification programme . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 Essentials for implementing the standards in an HIV care site/organization . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 Minimum set of standards to initiate antiretroviral therapy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 Proposed standards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 1. Functions related to health care delivery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 A. HIV testing, counselling and referral . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 B. Management of opportunistic infections, including TB . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 C. Provision of antiretroviral therapy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 D. Support for adherence to treatment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 E. Preventing mother-to-child transmission of HIV infection . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 F. Palliative care . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 G. The rights of people living with HIV/AIDS and reducing stigmatization . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 2. Functions related to links with communities . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 H. Community links . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 I. Promoting health and preventing and treating disease . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 3. Functions related to the service delivery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 J. Leadership and human resource management . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 K. Management o

 

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