Creating an Enabling Environment: An Exceprt from the Pediatric HIV Treatment Toolkit
The AIDSTAR-One project establishes guidelines for creating an environment that facilitates implementation and integration of the latest WHO pediatric HIV treatment recommendations. Crucial elements of the environment include public and program policy, costing and financing, quality assurance, sociocultural implications, and the legal framework within which the program will operate. This excerpt from the Pediatric HIV Treatment Toolkit describes these environmental issues in greater detail and provides a framework for how to use information from preimplementation assessment exercises to ensure that identified strengths are optimally utilized.
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