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The tribal populations have poor access to health services, and underutilization owing to social, cultural and economic factors. Integrating HIV/AIDS-related services into the tribal health plan, provide the opportunity to enhance the quality of care provided to PLHIV.

The tribal populations have poor access to health services, and underutilization owing to social, cultural and economic factors. Integrating HIV/AIDS-related services into the tribal health plan, provide the opportunity to enhance the quality of care provided to PLHIV.
This report is concise summary of detailed assessment of antiretroviral treatment centers, gaps and suggested recommendations.
This report is concise summary of detailed assessment of antiretroviral treatment centers, gaps and suggested recommendations.

Technical Guidelines

This document provides guidelines and tools for monitoring quality of the outsourced VL test results.The document aims to serve as a reference for NACO,SACS,Private Lab,ART centre etc. engaged in the national viral load testing scale up, guiding them through different methods to monitor quality of tests.
Training report on Laboratory-Clinical Interface for HIV-1 Viral Load Testing” for Laboratory and ART Staff to support viral load (VL) testing in the public sector VL laboratories.
This document guidelines all aspects required starting from specimen collection to testing at Viral Load Laboratories and interpretation of test results.
This document cover guidelines for viral load testing
This document is intended for use by Health implementers and Planners of MCGM and must be implemented by all the authorities involved in planning, executing and construction of health structures

Training Manuals & Reports

This document is intended for use by ART center staff and provides guidance in use of the mobile application.
This facilitator’s manual will serve as a reference guide to build the capacities of ICTC staff in Quality Management Systems (QMS) at ICTC labs.
This checklists aids in implementation of Quality Management Systems at ICTC labs
This checklists aids in implementation of QMS at CD4 laboratories
This report presents an analysis of findings and recommendations made by SHARE INDIA on Airborne Infection Control measures at health settings in Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai.
This Comprehensive training report is on new initiatives for HIV-TB management at ART centers.

IEC /BCC materials

Target Audience: PLHIV visiting ART centres
Type of Media & language: Print media – Telugu
Key messages: fast tracking of TB -4S screening
TB symptoms – cough, fever, weight loss, night sweats

Target Audience: General Community
Type of Media & language: Print Media & Language
Key Messages: About Treat all policy, Free ART treatment – Visit ART centres; Adherence to ART medicine helps in longevity

Publications

Factors associated with non-adherence to antiretroviral therapy among female sex workers living with HIV in Hyderabad, India
Ramesh R Allam, Mayuko Takamiya, Rashmi Pant, Sabitha Gandham, Vijay V Yeldandi, Jaya Thomas, Maria L Ekstrand, Mark S Dworkin https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/0956462420920145

Dr. Vandana Dabla, and Dr. Ramesh Allam Reddy. (2019). “VITAMIN D AND HIV INFECTION: THE CORRELATION & NEED FOR EVALUATION.” International Journal of Research – Granthaalayah, 7(4), 68-82. https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.2653114

Allam RR, Murhekar MV, Bhatnagar T, Uthappa CK, Chava N, Rewari BB, Venkatesh S, Mehendale S. Survival probability and predictors of mortality and retention in care among patients enrolled for first-line antiretroviral therapy, Andhra Pradesh, India, 2008-2011.Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 2014 Apr;108(4):198-20

Allam RR, Murhekar MV, Bhatnagar T, Uthappa CK, Nalini C, Rewari BB, Mehendale SM. Predictors of immunological failure and determinants of suboptimal CD4 testing among adults with HIV on first-line antiretroviral therapy in Andhra Pradesh, India, 2008–2011, Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 2015 May;109(5):325-33

T.Jaya Chandra, R.Selvaraj, Ramesh Reddy Allam and YV Sharma – Same day sputum smear microscopy for the diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis: modified ZN staining versus LED FM”Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci (2015) 4(4): 75-81 ISSN: 2319-7706 Volume 4 Number 4 (2015) pp. 75-8

HimanshuNegandhi, RitikaTiwari, Anjali Sharma, Rajesh Nair, Sanjay Zodpey, Ramesh Reddy Allam & Ganesh Oruganti (2017) Rapid assessment of facilitators and barriers related to the acceptance, challenges and community perception of daily regimen for treating tuberculosis in India, Global Health Action, 10:1, 1290315

SarmaSS,ChandraTJ,AnkamSSR,AllamRR,RamachandramouliB,Kumari LR. Study on HIV TB Co Infection and level of Immunosuppression J Pharm Biomed Sci 2015 September; 05(09) Suppl 02: S24-S27

Bhushan Rewari B1, Agarwal R2, Reddy Allam R3, Chava N3, Rathore AS4. Assessment of quality of antiretroviral therapy services in India, 2014-2015. Int Health. 2017 Sep 1;9(5):301-309

Ramesh Reddy Allam.Strengthening HIV/AIDS Response: Program Evaluation of India’s Largest Public-Private Partnership Consortium for HIV/AIDS Care and Treatment. Indian Journal of Preventive Medicine Volume 5 Number 2, July – December 2017

​Uthappa CK, Allam RR, Pant R, Pal S, Dinaker M, Oruganti G, Yeldandi VV. Pre-exposure prophylaxis: awareness, acceptability and risk compensation behaviour among men who have sex with men and the transgender population.HIV Med. 2017 Nov 27

Ashwin Belludi, Allison M. McFall , Sunil Suhas Solomon, David D. Celentano, Shruti Mehta, AK Srikrishnan, Gregory M. Lucas. Awareness, Willingness, Facilitators and Barriers of PrEP among Key Population: Results from a cross-sectional study in high-prevalent geographies of India.

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