SIAPS Namibia End of Project Report

Namibia has implemented a multifaceted approach to control the HIV epidemic that includes improving the pharmaceutical system to enhance the availability of antiretroviral (ARV) and other essential medicines to patients.

From 2012 to 2018, the USAID Systems for Improved Access to Pharmaceuticals and Services (SIAPS) Program focused on providing technical assistance to the Ministry of Health and Social Services to improve the quality and safety of antiretrovirals and other essential medicines; strengthen human resource capacity in pharmaceutical management and service delivery for improved HIV and AIDS treatment outcomes; improve the availability and use of pharmaceutical service data for antiretroviral therapy services; and strengthen the quality, efficiency, and accessibility of pharmaceutical services to attain 90% treatment coverage and 90% viral suppression.