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Khayelitsha 2001 - 2011: 10 years of primary care HIV and TB programmes

Daniela Belen Garone, Katherine Hilderbrand, Andrew M Boulle, David Coetzee, Eric Goemaere, Gilles Van Cutsem, Donela Besada
Southern African Journal of HIV Medicine | Vol 12, No 4 | a170 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/sajhivmed.v12i4.170 | © 2011 Daniela Belen Garone, Katherine Hilderbrand, Andrew M Boulle, David Coetzee, Eric Goemaere, Gilles Van Cutsem, Donela Besada | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 15 December 2011 | Published: 01 December 2011

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Daniela Belen Garone, Médecins sans Frontières, South Africa
Katherine Hilderbrand, Médecins sans Frontières, South Africa
Andrew M Boulle, University of Capetown, Center for Infectious Disease Epidemiology and Research, South Africa
David Coetzee, University of Capetown, Center for Infectious Disease Epidemiology and Research, South Africa
Eric Goemaere, Médecins sans Frontières, South Africa
Gilles Van Cutsem, Médecins sans Frontières, South Africa
Donela Besada, Médecins sans Frontières, South Africa


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Abstract

Tuberculosis (TB) and HIV care in Khayelitsha, and in South Africa as a whole, has overcome numerous obstacles in the past three decades. This article highlights what has been achieved in Khayelitsha, describes the key clinical programme and policy changes that have supported universal coverage for HIV and TB care over the last 10 years, and outlines the challenges for the next decade.

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