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Outreach education for integration of HIV/AIDS care, antiretroviral treatment, and tuberculosis care in primary care clinics in South Africa: PALSA PLUS pragmatic cluster randomised trial.
By August 2008, staff in 139 of the approximately 240 PHC clinics had been trained in managing patients using the PALSA PLUS guidelines.
Building capacity for antiretroviral delivery in South Africa: A qualitative evaluation of the PALSA PLUS nurse training programme.
Integration through outreach education and mentoring improves adult HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis primary care: the PALSA PLUS pragmatic cluster randomised trial.
The Palsa Plus programme equips nurses to diagnose and manage respiratory diseases and HIV/AIDS in resource-poor settings, boosting disease detection rates by between 70% and 80%.
The Free State clinics have reported 70% improved TB detection and 80% improvement in asthma management since starting the basic PALSA training.
PALSA PLUS wanted to use opportunities provided by the national ART roll-out to ensure that nurse training was strengthened and health services were improved, rather than taking health care staff out of circulation, allowing the pandemic fuller reign.
It is already being widely reported that patients attending clinics where nurses have received PALSA training have dramatically fewer and shorter hospital admissions.
A second assessment in 2005 revealed that the number of palsas present in these two bogs had decreased over the course of one year by 86 percent and 90 percent respectively.
Helicopter flyovers between the 51st and 55th parallels also revealed that the palsas are in an advanced state of deterioration over the entire James Bay area.
Palsas and high-centred polygonal peatlands are examples of permanently frozen peatlands.