Center For Health Policies and Studies

Ensuring with ARV Drugs 2010 - 2016


This study is a continuation of the study conducted in 2013 as part of PAS Center’s Health Monitor initiative. Its purpose was to provide a situation analysis of procurement of antiretroviral drugs in the context of transition from procurement through external sources to national procurements. This assessment analyses procurements during gradual takeover of medicines procurement and concludes that the government has not fully tapped into all available technical solutions to procure quality drugs at most affordable prices to ensure a higher covereage of people living with HIV with ART within the available budget. The study outlines some opportunities for interventions, in order to maximize use on national and international resources.