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Table 3 Study schedule of activities

From: Addressing challenges in scaling up TB and HIV treatment integration in rural primary healthcare clinics in South Africa (SUTHI): a cluster randomized controlled trial protocol

Study activity Study time points
Baseline (0–1 month) 6–7th month 12–13th month Monthly (1st–18th month)
Retrospective collection of 12 months data on TB-HIV indicators from TIER.Net*, DHIS** and clinic-based registers X    
***QI Learning Collaborative (Intervention Clinics Only) X X X  
Monthly downloads of data on TB-HIV indicators from TIER.Net*, DHIS** and clinic-based registers     X
Clinic Profile Survey X X X  
TB/HIV Service Integration Survey X X X  
Work-related Quality of Life Survey X X X  
Context Assessment Survey X X X  
Quality Improvement Survey (Intervention Clinics Only) X X X  
  1. *TIER.Net—Three Inter-Linked Electronic Register for Tuberculosis
  2. **DHIS—District Health Information System
  3. ***QI Learning Collaborative—use of PDSA cycles, run charts, process mapping