IPT BOTSWANA EXPERIENCE. Oaitse I Motsamai RN, MW, B Ed, MPH Ministry of Health Botswana 11 th November 2008 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. OUTLINE. Botswana context Rationale for IPT in Botswana Pilot Current Programme Administration IPT Programme Evaluation. Background of Botswana.
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IPT BOTSWANA EXPERIENCE
Oaitse I Motsamai RN, MW, B Ed, MPH
Ministry of Health
11th November 2008
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
1998: Joint WHO/UN Guidelines on HIV/AIDS
recommending 6 months of IPT
1999: Formation of an IPT Working Group
2000: Pilot conducted in three districts in
to assess feasibility of national scale-up
2001: Pilot completed in April; evaluated in
2001: National roll out commenced
2003: IPT office established (3 officers)
2004: Complete roll out
Overall, IPT is feasible and should be implemented.
Eligible and started IPT
Other IPT Documents:
- Family Welfare Educators
- Lay Counselors
- Health auxiliary
doctors and nurses.