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Table 2 Synopsis of Service Development at Lighthouse

From: The path from a volunteer initiative to an established institution: evaluating 15 years of the development and contribution of the Lighthouse trust to the Malawian HIV response

Service 1997-2000a 2001 2003 2005 2007 2009 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
VCT/HTC encounters b b 6909 15,039 26,240 40,939 41,706 39,799 41,567 46,944 58,210
CHBC clients b b 557 1498 2211 2642 3051 3246 3406 3549 3681
Non-ART Patientsd 18 57 619 1206 1670 2087 1977 d 11,258 14,727 17,188
ART ever started 7 56 1969 5735 10,142 18,740 30,228 d 43,671 50,171 56,611
ART alive & continuing b b 836 2620 4570 11,231 17,412 d 22,419 25,053 28,302
TB/HIV patients na na na b 761 5821 10,726 10,420 11,742 12,714 13,730
HTC Health Centre na na na na na 109,891 91,565 55,462 65,852 123,718 88,852c
Family Planning Clinic Clients na na na na na na 1198 2180 2687 3529 4247
Adolescent Care Members na na na na na 25 25 37 64 300 340
  1. Figures represent the total number of patients (cumulative) at the end of the respective year
  2. Table 2 Lighthouse Services
  3. VCT/ HTC Voluntary counselling and testing/HIV testing and counselling, CHBC Community home based care
  4. aEstimates, no systematic documentation
  5. bData not available
  6. cFrom September to December 2015, there were no counsellors in the Health Centres
  7. dThese figures are valid for patients who were not-yet-eligible for ART according to Malawian National Guidelines until 2011 and from 2012 onwards for “pre-ART patients”