What are PEPFAR indicators?

Indicators track the ways OVC programs gain from and contribute to the broader HIV and child protection response. These outcome indicators are designated as “essential survey indicators,” meaning that PEPFAR requires countries to collect these indicators biennially (every two years).

Who started PEPFAR?

Launched by U.S. President George W. Bush in 2003, as of May 2020, PEPFAR has provided about $90 billion in cumulative funding for HIV/AIDS treatment, prevention, and research since its inception, making it the largest global health program focused on a single disease in history until the COVID-19 crisis.

What is Tx_curr?

This indicator measures the ongoing scale-up and uptake of ART and retention in ART programs as a critical step in the HIV service cascade and assesses progress towards coverage of ART for all eligible HIV-positive individuals when reviewed against the number of PLHIV that are estimated to be eligible for treatment.

What is full Pmtct?

Prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) programmes offer a range of services for women of reproductive age living with or at risk of HIV to maintain their health and stop their infants from acquiring HIV. PMTCT services should be offered before conception, and throughout pregnancy, labour and breastfeeding.

What is Hts_tst?

The number of individuals who received HIV Testing Services and received their test results in the quarter (HTS_TST)

What is viral load coverage?

Viral load coverage was assessed by the proportion of patients with at least one routine VL testing performed in the 12 months within the study period. Timeliness was described by how promptly the patient received testing once due for testing (i.e. 12 months after the prior VL).

What is HTS stand for?


Acronym Definition
HTS High-Throughput Screening (Pharmaceutical Industry)
HTS Harmonized Tariff Schedule
HTS High Tensile Strength
HTS High Temperature Superconducting

Where can I find a PEPFAR monitoring report?

Monitoring, evaluating, and reporting PEPFAR’s essential survey indicators for orphans and vulnerable children programs: Research protocol template . Chapel Hill, NC, USA: University of North Carolina.

What does MEASURE Evaluation stand for in PEPFAR?

MEASURE Evaluation developed this protocol template for organizations collecting the Monitoring, Evaluation, and Reporting (MER) Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC) Essential Survey Indicators (ESI) of the United States President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR).

When do PEPFAR indicator reference sheets come out?

PEPFAR Indicator Reference Sheets February 2013 51 female sexual partners, and may be particularly beneficial in populations where HIV prevalence is high and male circumcision prevalence is low. For maximal population impact, uptake of male circumcision should be as high and as rapid as safely possible and aligned with national policy

How is Mer indicator aligned with other PEPFAR data streams?

Alignment with other PEPFAR data streams such as site improvement through monitoring systems (SIMS), financial monitoring, and the sustainability index (SID). Have more questions? Submit a request