(2009; 36 pages)
USAID | DELIVER PROJECT, Task Order 1. 2009 Quantification of Health Commodities: ARV Companion Guide: Forecasting ARV Drugs Using the Morbidity Method. Arlington, Va.: USAID | DELIVER PROJECT, Task Order 1.
Successful implementation and expansion of antiretroviral therapy (ART) services depend on the continuous availability of high-quality antiretroviral (ARV) drugs and on the supply of a wide range of HIV & AIDS-related commodities. The nature of ART and the specific characteristics of ARV drugs and how they are used pose particular challenges for managing the supply chain for ARV drugs. The primary focus and purpose of the ARV companion guide is to describe the process and the methods used for forecasting ARV drug needs.