This report analyzes AIDSTAR-One's implementation of an integrated mental health and HIV pilot activity in Zimbabwe. While the mixed-methods assessment addressed areas of the program to strengthen, it determined that integrating mental health care services and substance use screening tools into routine HIV care was feasible.
Transitioning management of HIV care and treatment programs is a long-term, nonlinear process. Decisions about what to transition to whom and how require a deep understanding of the country context. The focus of this tool is on the assessment of capacity at the country level to take on greater responsibility and accountability for planning, organizing, and managing HIV care and treatment programs and services.