The overall purpose of this assignment was to assess the situation b>with regular, sustainable and multi-variant (not only syringes) access to Disposable Medical Tools (DMT) in institutions primary working with HIV-positive patients and partner institutions (infectious hospitals, emergency rooms, paediatric wards) in 4 countries of the Central Asia region – Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, and Tajikistan.
Actual services provided:
- Assess the MoH documents (Prikazi) about availability of DMT in the hospitals and regulations about its use and utilization.
- Conduct in-depth interviews with the head doctors of the selected hospitals will be provided to realize how the process of planning and needs formulation is done.
- Assess the most critical issue of funding, its allocation, and distribution for DMT procurement and supply.
- Assess on-site procedures and regulations as for the use of equipment and its utilization.
- Facilitate discussion of survey draft reports in the sessions with all interested specialists in each country aiming to receive comments;
- Submit four final reports of each country to Central Asian AIDS Control Project with the corresponding recommendations.