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Table 3 Quality of care indicators

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 = 38 N = 40 N = 5 N = 5 N = 23 N = 23 N = 15 N = 15 N = 19 N = 18 N = 15 N = 35
Availability of ART guidelines in the facility (n(%)) 33 (86.8) 40 (100.0) 3 (60.0) 4 (80.0) 23 (100.0) 23 (100.0) 15 (100.0) 15 (100.0) 16 (84.2) 18 (100.0) 6 (40.0) 28 (80.0)
Supervisory visits conducted at least once a year (n(%)) 36 (94.7) 39 (97.5) 4 (80.0) 5 (100.0) 21 (91.3) 23 (100.0) 14 (93.3) 14 (93.3) 18 (94.7) 18 (100.0) 15 (100.0) 33 (94.3)
First-line ART is in stock (n(%)) 31 (81.6) 37 (92.5) 4 (80.0) 5 (100.0) 20 (87.0) 20 (87.0) 10 (66.7) 10 (66.7) 16 (84.2) 15 (83.3) 14 (93.3) 35 (100.0)
ART regimens containing TDF with EFV is in stock (n(%)) 4 (10.5) 29 (72.5) 5 (100.0) 5 (100.0) 21 (91.3) 23 (100.0) 2 (13.3) 11 (73.3) 12 (63.2) 17 (94.4) 4 (26.7) 33 (94.3)
IPT is in stock (n(%)) 22 (57.9) 37 (92.5) 5 (100.0) 4 (80.0) 20 (87.0) 23 (100.0) 2 (13.3) 2 (13.3) 0 (0.0) 2 (11.1) 8 (53.3) 15 (42.9)
CTX is in stock (n(%)) 38 (100.0) 40 (100.0) 5 (100.0) 5 (100.0) 21 (91.3) 22 (95.7) 9 (60.0) 6 (40.0) 19 (100.0) 19 (100.0) 33 (91.7) 34 (97.1)