STAR-EC has produced several kinds of resources including annual reports, poster presentations for international conferences, evaluations of technical approaches used by the project, etc. Click on publication titles to download and use the free Adobe Acrobat Reader program to view the PDF file on your computer.


Technical Briefs

Working toward the Elimination of Mother to Child Transmission of HIV

Integrating TB and HIV Services

Scaling Up Coverage of Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision

Improving Supply Chain Management for HIV

Improving Referral Systems to Increase Access to HIV Treatment, Care, and Support Services in East Central Uganda

Encouraging HIV Prevention and Positive Living among Youth

Minimizing the Risk of HIV Transmission among Female Sex Workers

Promoting Condom Use for the Prevention of HIV

Success Stories

Annual Reports

PY7 Annual Report – October 2014-September 2015

PY6 Annual Report – October 2013-September 2014

PY5 Annual Report – October 2012-September 2013

PY4 Annual Report – October 2011-September 2012

PY3 Annual Report – October 2010-September 2011

PY2 Annual Report – October 2009-September 2010

PY1 Annual Report – October 2009

Special Reports

Most At Risk Populations (MARPs) Study Report (2012)

Lot Quality Assurance Sampling (LQAS) Reports:

Survey Report Atlas, 2009-2015

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Posters & Presentations

2012 International AIDS Conference – Washington D.C., USA

Innovative Methods to Promote Couples HIV Counseling and Testing:
A Case Study of Utilizing Certificates of Recognition in East Central Uganda

Fostering Meaningful Involvement of People Living with HIV&AIDS (PLWHA) in Health Care Service Delivery: A Case Study of Utilizing Volunteer ‘Expert Clients’ at Health Facility Level in East Central Uganda

Utilizing annual LQAS survey results in strengthening decentralized level planning and decision-making: An experience on triangulating HMIS and LQAS data from a newly formed district in East Central Uganda

Strengthening PMTCT Interventions in East Central Uganda through Analyzing Client Outcomes: Local Capacity Building and Continuous Quality Improvement Involving Mentor Mothers

Improving the diagnostic capacity of peripheral laboratories in resource limited settings through PEPFAR: Experiences from East Central Uganda

Proactive assessment of people living with HIV (PLHIV) within the care setting enhances identification of clients with unmet contraceptive needs and their linkage to services: a case study from East Central Uganda

Lessons from East Central Uganda for improvement of PMTCT and Early Infant Diagnosis (EID) service provision through strengthening of referral processes for mother-baby pairs

What does it take to transition from one PMTCT prophylactic regimen to another? Lessons from East Central Uganda

Moving from tens to thousands: how using multiple approaches in East Central Uganda is rapidly scaling-up voluntary male medical circumcision in traditionally non-circumcising areas

Strengthening Networks and Referral Systems to Improve Access To and Utilization of HIV/TB and Wrap-Around Services: Experiences From East Central Uganda

Overcoming Challenges in Supply Chain Management amidst Rapid Scale up of Anti-Retroviral Services

Utilizing the quality improvement team approach in East Central Uganda to improve and scale up HIV and TB interventions within a resource limited setting

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2011 International Conference on AIDS and STIs in Africa (ICASA) – Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Increasing the Uptake of HIV Testing and Counseling Services Among Couples in East Central Uganda

Increasing access to CD4 testing services using a specimen referral network for rural settings: A Model from East Central Uganda

Referrals and networking increases access and utilization of HIV&AIDS and TB services: Experiences from East Central Uganda

Taking Safe Male Circumcision services to a fishing village in East Central Uganda

Using Quality of Care (QoC) teams to improve the quality of HIV & AIDS and TB services in East Central Uganda

Involvement of lay providers to improve TB service delivery: A case study from Iganga District in Uganda

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2010 International AIDS Conference – Vienna, Austria

Availing HIV counseling and testing to hard-to-reach most-at-risk communities: The case of Fisherfolk in East Central

Do decentralized HIV coordination mechanisms work? Lessons from East Central Uganda

Multi-pronged mobilization strategy for increasing uptake of HIV Testing and Counseling Services: Lessons from East Central Uganda

Stemming Heterosexually Acquired HIV Infection among Men in Uganda: Spousal consent, religious and cost factors are key to successful implementation of Male Medical Circumcision in the prevention of HIV&AIDS transmission

Use of Intensified Tuberculosis Case finding (ICF) tools to improve on TB case finding

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Other Resources

Scaling up voluntary male circumcision for HIV prevention: Lessons from a district-based program in Uganda – Infographic, 2013

Community participation in TB control activities increases access to diagnostic and treatment services: Lessons from East Central Uganda – 2013 Conference of The Union Africa Region – Kigali, Rwanda

Rearrangement of the facility setting increases access to TB/HIV integrated services: Lessons from Iganga hospital in East Central Uganda – 2013 Conference of The Union Africa Region – Kigali, Rwanda

Population Estimation, HIV Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices Study and Hotspots Mapping Among Most At Risk Populations in the East Central Region of Uganda – 2012

Using HIV&AIDS ‘Knowledge Rooms’ to Enhance Male Uptake of HIV Counseling and Testing in High Risk Populations in East Central Uganda – 2012 JSI International Division Meeting, Washington D.C., USA

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