Adapting Cost Analytic Techniques to Local HIV Prevention Programs
Community planning groups and program managers have the difficult task of managing limited resources when they fund HIV prevention. They attempt to identify and reach target audiences within a geographic area with a variety of prevention programs, including counseling, testing, and community education. Their task involves allocating scarce resources among the interventions and the target populations. Those resources are not adequate to fund all interventions to all the target populations that could benefit, so the problem is one of selecting the most effective methods of preventing HIV infections at the least cost.
KeywordsHuman Immunodeficiency Virus Human Immunodeficiency Virus Prevention Human Immunodeficiency Virus Transmission Service Unit Planning Group
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