Integrated HIV Care for TB Patients Living with HIV/AIDS

Working with national TB and AIDS programmes, The Union's Integrated HIV Care for Tuberculosis Patients Living with HIV/AIDS (IHC) aims to strengthen collaboration and build capacity of the countries' general health systems to deliver high-quality HIV and TB care.

The goals of IHC:

  • secure political commitment for collaborative TB-HIV activities
  • offer routine HIV counselling and testing for TB patients
  • increase TB screening among people living with HIV/AIDS
  • provide standardised HIV treatment regimens and regular patient follow-up
  • improve recording and reporting for TB-HIV indicators
  • strengthen logistics for TB and HIV
  • implement patient and health systems-oriented operational research

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