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Table 1 Health technology for mitigating HIV/AIDS (simplified to illustrate)

From: HIV/AIDS mitigation strategies and the State in sub-Saharan Africa – the missing link?

  Health technology interventions/mitigation strategies
  Behavioural and Educational prevention Treatment of Sexually Transmitted Infections Antiretroviral Therapy
Human capital/expertise Field-based (including peer) health educators and promoters Nursing-level Medical-level
Physical Infrastructure Minimal, community meeting, radio/TV campaigns Health centres Health centres, hospital and laboratory facilities
Organisation Local community level Intermediate – drug and monitoring network Coordinated drug and laboratory network, treatment monitoring
Technology, resource, and coordination needs Low Medium high
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