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Table 6 Estimated time required for specific cadres of providers for one patient on ART*

From: Estimating health workforce needs for antiretroviral therapy in resource-limited settings

  Time year 1 (minutes) Time year 2 (minutes)
Prescribing clinician 90 40
Evaluating clinician 150 40
Treatment counsellor 150 240
Lifestyle counsellor 480 360
Pharmacist 35 20
Lab technician 65 40
Total 970 740
  1. *From United Republic of Tanzania HIV/AIDS Care and Treatment Plan, October 2003