Figure 2-2: Components of Onsite Medical Systems

The most successful onsite medical systems provide a range of medical services, including

  • Health maintenance and prevention
  • Screening for infectious diseases (hepatitis, syphilis)
  • HIV counseling and testing
  • Prophylaxis against TB and HIV-related opportunistic infections
  • Antiretroviral therapy
  • Immunizations (pneumococcal, Haemophilus influenzae, hepatitis B)
  • Family planning and pregnancy services
  • Treatment of episodic illness, hospital followup, and coordination of care
Source: Batki and London, 1991; O'Connor et al., 1992b; Selwyn et al., 1993; Umbricht-Schneiter et al., 1994.

From: Chapter 2—Medical Assessment and Treatment

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