Supporting HIV care through education and innovation

Project Consumer LINC

Project Consumer LINC

January 2011
Author:
MOSAICA
HRSA HIV/AIDS Bureau

Description

Methods that involve persons living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) to help link other PLWHA into primary medical care and other needed services. 

Document explains following four strategies and presents select implementation tools (e.g., training exercises):

  • PLWHA provide input on improving systems of care.
  • PLWHA help engage other PLWHA who are not in care into services (thus addressing unmet need).
  • PLWHA serve as part-time or full-time community health workers, linking other PLWH into HIV-related primary medical care and other needed services.
  • PLWHA participate as part of integrated clinical care teams.

 

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