South-to-South Technical Assistance: Swaziland
South-to-South Technical Assistance on Home-based HIV Testing and Counseling: Swaziland
What is South-to-South Technical Assistance?
A south-to-south (S2S) approach leverages expertise and capacity building from one developing country to another.
July 2010 - At the request of PEPFAR's Technical Working Group and USAID, AIDSTAR-One facilitated its first south-to-south (S2S) exchange of technical assistance (TA) in support of Swaziland's pilot of home-based HIV testing and counseling (HBHTC). Expert trainers well-versed in HBHTC from The AIDS Support Organization in Uganda (TASO) conducted HBHTC training and provided technical guidance. As a result, Swaziland launched a six-month HBHTC pilot project to determine feasibility and acceptability for potential national scale-up.
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HBHTC South-to-South Technical Assistance to Swaziland: Technical Assistance Report Summary
- HBHTC Swaziland Technical Assistance Report and Strategic Recommendations (PDF, 405 MB)
- Annexes (PDF, 428 KB)
- Annex A: S2S TA Scope of Work
- Annex B: Schedule of S2S TA Activities
- Annex C: Summary of S2S TA Meetings
- Annex D: S2S TA Attendance Lists
HBHTC South-to-South Technical Assistance to Swaziland: Detailed Technical Assistance Reports
- Evaluation of S2S HBHTC Training (PDF, 722 KB)
- HBHTC Training Strategy for Swaziland (PDF, 325 KB)
- Summary of HBHTC Field Practicum and Trial Run (PDF, 370 KB)
- Summary Comments on HBHTC Training Participant Manual (PDF, 326 KB)
- Recommendations for HBHTC Data Collection Tools (PDF, 377 KB)
- S2S HBHTC Mentoring Plan/Follow-up Activities for Swaziland (PDF, 355 KB)
- Checklist of Minimum Package of HBHTC Services and Supplies (PDF, 344 KB)
Recommendations for HBHTC Pilot Implementation
AIDSTAR-One's S2S TA team provided recommendations for HBHTC in Swaziland, as displayed in the graphic below. While specific to Swaziland, these recommendations may be applicable to other programs initiating or implementing HBHTC programs.
Click on the graphic below to view the recommendations.