Programming Connection

Multidisciplinary programs in HIV care 

Evidence review

Does multidisciplinary care improve health outcomes among people living with HIV and/or HCV? – A review of the scientific literature found that people living with HIV and/or hepatitis C who access the services of a multidisciplinary care team are more likely to achieve optimal health outcomes, and in the case of hepatitis C, a cure.

Evidence briefs

Rapid ART Program for Individuals with an HIV Diagnosis (RAPID) – HIV treatment initiation on day of diagnosis effective and acceptable.

AIMS – A nurse-led adherence intervention improves clinical outcomes in people taking HIV treatment.

Program models

Bright idea

An initiative that provides HIV and Hep C testing, and multidisciplinary support to people that are not engaged in care.

Case study

A comprehensive HIV primary care clinic designed to provide low-barrier health and psychosocial support to people experiencing intersecting barriers to healthcare.

Bright idea

A multidisciplinary approach to HIV and Hep C service delivery in a rural community.

Bright idea

An wholistic approach to HIV, Hep C and other STBBI prevention, treatment and support.

Case study

An intensive HIV treatment access and adherence support program designed to be a one-stop health resource for people living with HIV experiencing significant and concurrent barriers to care.

Bright idea

An inter-professional team providing multi-pronged support.

Case study

An interdisciplinary clinical team charged with improving HIV testing, engagement, linkage to and retention in HIV care for people who face some of the most challenging barriers to healthcare.

Bright idea

A mobile program that provides daily dispensing of methadone, HIV treatment and treatments for other chronic illnesses