International AIDS Society

Track D – Implementation Science

Infrastructure and Delivery Models for the Scale Up of HIV Services

D1 Methodological challenges to scale up and optimization of services
D2 Impact evaluation of different models of service delivery
D3 Integration of prevention interventions with care/treatment
D4 Provider and facility determinants of outcomes
D5 Methods to improve provider quality, supply and tailoring of services
D6 Healthcare workers and volunteers: training, mentoring, retaining, task shifting, safety
D7 Demand generation for HIV services
D8 Strategies to increase adherence
D9 Strategies to increase linkage to HIV care
D10 Engagement of community in service delivery
D11 Models of public-private partnerships

Interventions to Increase Uptake and Retention in HIV Services

D12 Operational challenges in implementing test and treat strategies
D13 Socio-economic challenges in implementing treatment as prevention strategies
D14 Implementation of PMTCT Option B+ in various contexts
D15 Interventions to improve retention in the PMTCT cascade, including early infant diagnosis
D16 Strategies to improve outcomes in HIV-infected children

Integration of HIV Services with Other Programmes 

D17 Integration of HIV services with other health programmes
D18 Integration of HIV services with other development programmes


D19 Scale up of paediatric diagnosis
D20 Scale up of point-of-care technologies
D21 Scale up of viral load monitoring
D22 Optimal split between laboratory-based and point-of-care devices

Sustainable Financing

D23 National and international financing initiatives
D24 Transitional financing
D25 Impact of donor agencies' policies
D26 Impact of financial crises
D27 Leveraging HIV funding to strengthen health systems beyond HIV programmes
D28 Building country ownership in HIV care and prevention

Health Systems Strengthening

D29 Changes in policy and practice
D30 Capacity building initiatives
D31 Translation, incorporation and use of key IR findings into programmes and practice

Monitoring and Evaluation

D32 Monitoring and evaluation of prevention
D33 Monitoring and evaluation of testing
D34 Monitoring and evaluation of treatment and care
D35 Monitoring and evaluation of HIV cascade
D36 Monitoring and evaluation of health systems