The establishment of a vertical system for delivering ART in Zambia enabled the rapid scale-up of antiretroviral therapy (ART). The ART programme has strengthened some aspects of the health system, while also drawing attention to weaknesses which need to be addressed. Significant progress has been made towards integrating ART into the health system. However, long-term sustainability of chronic care for people living with HIV in Zambia will require further integration.
Evidence For Action Policy Briefing Issue 02, July 2009, 4 pp.