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The Potential to Expand Antiretroviral Therapy by Improving Health Facility Efficiency: Evidence From Kenya, Uganda, And Zambia


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Kenya (KEN)
Uganda (UGA)
Zambia (ZMB)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
03/2016 - 03/2016
Data type

Using Access, Bottlenecks, Costs, and Equity (ABCE) Project data from Kenya, Uganda, and Zambia, Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) researchers conducted the first nationally representative assessment of technical efficiency in African health facilities and predicted the potential scale-up of antiretroviral therapy (ART) services through improvements in technical efficiency. The attached archive contains code and materials used for the following citation: 

Di Giorgio L, Moses MW, Fullman N, Wollum A, Conner RO, Achan J, Achoki T, Bannon KA, Burstein R, Dansereau E, DeCenso B, Delwiche K, Duber HC, Gakidou E, Gasasira A, Haakenstad A, Hanlon M, Ikilezi G, Kisia C, Levine AJ, Maboshe M, Maisye F, Masters SH, Mphuka C, Njuguna P, Odeny TA, Okiro EA, Roberts DA, Murray CJL, Flaxman AD. The potential to expand antiretroviral therapy by improving health facility efficiency: evidence from Kenya, Uganda, and Zambia. BMC Medicine. 2016 20 July. doi: 10.1186/s12916-016-0653-z