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.
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.