Programming Connection

Linkage to care 

Evidence briefs

Linkage to Care Intervention – An intensive, time-limited linkage-to-care intervention positively impacts engagement in HIV care

Linkage to Care Specialist – A client-centred intervention for people newly diagnosed with HIV is effective at linking people to care

HIV retention and LTC – American study shows HIV linkage-to-care and retention programs are cost-saving

Project Engage – Social network approach works to link HIV-positive people into care

HepTLC – A hepatitis testing and linkage-to-care (HepTLC) initiative reaches those at greatest risk of HCV and HBV infection

The North Carolina HIV Bridge Counselor Program – A state-wide intervention (USA) shows success in linking people newly diagnosed with HIV to care and in re-engaging people in HIV care

Care re-engagement and retention – Use of a part-time outreach coordinator can help to re-engage and retain clients in care

Program models