JOIN THE SOUTHERN AFRICAN HIV CLINICIANS SOCIETY (SAHCS) ACCREDITED GP PROVIDER NETWORKSAHCS initiated the Expanding PrEP/ART Innovation Consortium (EPIC), a consortium of partners who collaborate to strengthen HIV prevention and treatment in the South African health system.
EPIC has developed the first ever Pharmacy Initiated Management of Antiretroviral Treatment (PIMART) course, whereby Pharmacists who completed the course can prescribe Antiretroviral Treatment. All clients with HIV related comorbidities as well as sexual and reproductive health related conditions will be referred by the pharmacist to their GP referral networks.
One of the aims of EPIC is to enhance appropriate referral to trained and up-to-date GPs and other networks.
BENEFITS OF JOINING THE ACCREDITED PROVIDER NETWORK:
- Resultant referral services between pharmacies and GPs
- Inclusion on the list of accredited providers which has been requested by large managed care groups to ensure targeted application of trained GPs within their HIV networks.
HOW TO JOIN THE ACCREDITED PROVIDER NETWORK: