INTEGRATED HIV/HTN Project

Leveraging the HIV Platform for Hypertension Control in Uganda.

HTN

What We Do

  • Determine the effectiveness of the integrated HIV/HTN care model on HTN screening, HTN control and dual HIV/HTN control in the HIV clinic.
  • To assess the barriers and facilitators of the integrated HIV/HTN care model among National Disease Control Programs, middle-level health district managers, clinic-level PHC leaders, providers, and patients. AND
  • Determine the effectiveness of the integrated HIV/HTN care model on HTN screening, HTN control and dual HIV/HTN control in the HIV clinic.

Consortium Partners

Project Activities

A national project launch and kick off meeting for the INTEGRATED HIV/HTN project that will study the integration of hypertension in health facilities in 26 districts of south western Uganda was held in Kampala on 2nd March to create awareness and engagement of stakeholders from various public and private health institutions. The meeting was attended by representatives from...

The INTEGRATED HIV/HTN project regional launch and kick off meeting was held, in Mbarara on 19th March 2020 to create awareness and acquire regional stakeholder buy-in and engagement from various actors in the health sector, in the western and south Western region. The meeting was attended by representatives from The Ministry of Health (MoH)Uganda...

The steering committee is responsible for providing strategic direction, decision making and tracking progress of the study. The committee reviews progress quarterly to ensure implementation as per the approved protocol. The committee is comprised of three accomplished independent researchers with expertise in research and the field of study...