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Table 2 Health facility characteristics

From: From policy to practice: exploring the implementation of antiretroviral therapy access and retention policies between 2013 and 2016 in six sub-Saharan African countries

  Kenya Malawi South Africa Tanzania Uganda Zimbabwe
  Round 1 Round 2 Round 1 Round 2 Round 1 Round 2 Round 1 Round 2 Round 1 Round 2 Round 1 Round 2
Number of facilities N = 42 N = 42 N = 6 N = 6 N = 23 N = 23 N = 19 N = 19 N = 19 N = 19 N = 36 N = 36
Type of facility
 Hospital/large health centres (n(%)) 8 (19.0) 7 (16.7) 3 (50.0) 5 (83.3) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 11 (57.9) 10 (52.6) 3 (15.8) 3 (15.8) 11 (30.6) 1 (2.9)
 Sub-district hospitals/ health centres/dispensaries (n(%)) 34 (81.0) 35 (83.3) 3 (50.0) 1 (16.7) 23 (100.0) 23 (100.0) 8 (42.1) 9 (47.4) 16 (84.2) 16 (84.2) 25 (69.4) 34 (97.1)
Managing authority
 Government (n(%)) 34 (81.1) 34 (81.1) 3 (50.0) 3 (50.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 16 (84.2) 17 (89.5) 14 (73.7) 14 (73.7) 27 (75.0) 26 (72.2)
 Faith-based, NGO, private (n(%)) 8 (19.0) 8 (19.0) 3 (50.0) 3 (50.0) 23 (100.0) 23 (100.0) 3 (15.8) 2 (10.5) 5 (26.3) 5 (26.3) 9 (25.0) 10 (27.8)
 Median number of nurses/midwives providing HIV services [IQR] 2.8 (2.0–4.0) 3 (2.0–5.0) 1.5 (1.0–4.0) 2 (2.0–3.0) 5 (3.0–6.0) 6 (4.0–7.0) 1 (1.0–6.0) 3.5 (1.0–5.5) 3.5 (1.0–6.0) 2 (2.0–5.0) 1 (1.0–3.0) 1 (0.0–3.0)
 Median number of clinicians (doctors and clinical officers) [IQR] 1 (1.0–2.0) 1 (1.0–2.0) 0.5 (0.0–2.0) 1.5 (1.0–3.0) 0 (0.0–0.5) 0 (0.0–0.5) 2 (0.5–2.0) 1 (1.0–5.0) 2 (1.0–3.0) 2 (1.0–3.0) 0 (0.0–0.0) 0 (0.0–0.0)
 Median number of weekly ART clients/HIV staff (nurse and clinicians) [IQR] 11 (5–17) 11 (4–18) 1 (0–1) 0 (0–2) 2 (1–12) 21 (11–44) 6 (4–10) 9 (4–19) 11 (6–16) 9 (1–15) 4 (2–15) 6 (2–12)
 Median number of ART clients per week (including those starting or coming for a follow-up visit) [IQR] 40 (23–75) 52 (25–92) 3 (2–3) 3 (1–17) 10 (7–43) 151 (70–245) 34 (14–42) 63 (31–216) 49 (24–64) 26 (5–73) 11 (2–30) 11 (7–26)