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Table 5 Alignment of Avahan TIs with government clinical and non-clinical norms at the time of transition

From: Management practices to support donor transition: lessons from Avahan, the India AIDS Initiative

  Round 2 (2011) Round 3 (2012)
  Low Medium High Low Medium High
Is the NGO/CBO following the STI syndromic management guideline of NACO?1 15 % 0 % 85 % 2 % 13 % 85 %
Does the NGO/CBO procure STI syndromic management medicines as per NACO/SACS guidelines?2 37 % 7 % 56 % 53 % 9 % 38 %
Has there been any change in the condom procurement process?3 26 % 7 % 67 % 15 % 11 % 74 %
Has there been any change in the budget as per NACO/SACS guidelines?4 0 % 7 % 93 % 2 % 11 % 87 %
Has there been any change in the reporting format: are you sending reports to SACS/District AIDS Control Societies?5 0 % 4 % 96 % 8 % 2 % 89 %
Has there been any change in team structure: are you following SACS/NACO guidelines?6 0 % 7 % 93 % 0 % 4 % 96 %
How aligned is the present ratio of peer educators to high risk groups with the SACS norms?7 0 % 4 % 96 % 0 % 8 % 92 %
  1. 1Low: Avahan guidelines are still in place; Medium: Some changes are made according to NACO guidelines; High: Following STI syndromic management guidelines of NACO.
  2. 2Low: Avahan supply chain is still in place; Medium: Some changes are made in the procurement processes as suggested by NACO/SACS; High: STI syndromic management medicines are procured as per NACO/SACS guidelines
  3. 3Low: Process not initiated; Medium: Some changes are made in the condom procurement processes; High: All condom procurement is done through channels suggested by SACS
  4. 4Low: No change, still following Avahan budget; Medium: Some changes were made to the budget; High: Following NACO/SACS budget guidelines
  5. 5Low: No change in reporting format; Medium: SACS formats discussed but not all introduced; High: Following all SACS formats
  6. 6Low: No change in team structure; Medium: Some changes were introduced; High: Following SACS TI structure
  7. 7Low: Ratio was not previously measured; Medium: Ratio is measured and approaching that of SACS; High: Following the SACS ratio
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