Journal of AIDS & Clinical Research

ISSN: 2155-6113

Open Access

Jacqueline Gautier

Saint Damien Pediatric Hospital, Tabarre, Haiti

  • Research Article   
    Adopting a Pediatric HIVQUAL-H Framework in Measuring the Quality of Pediatric HIV Care in Haiti
    Author(s): Aileen M Aldrich*, Elizabeth R Lyden, Jenny Edouard, Jacqueline Gautier and Shirley F Delair

    Objective: Haiti has the largest pediatric HIV population in the Americas. The U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief has been instrumental to increase access to care for Haiti’s pediatric HIV population. Though electronic medical records (EMRs) have facilitated this care, there are limited published data on the quality of care. This study aimed to use an adapted quality of pediatric HIV care framework in Haiti. Methods: This is a retrospective study of active pediatric HIV patients less than 15 years of age seen at the Saint Damien Hospital HIV clinic in Tabarre, Haiti from January 2012 to December 2016. Clinical and laboratory data were abstracted from the EMR based on a Pediatric HIVQUAL-H framework generated by incorporating Haitian pediatric HIV guidelines into the Thai HIVQUAL model focusing on ei.. Read More»

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