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POC EID Implementation Approaches English

Expanding access to POC early infant diagnosis: Implementation approaches and testing strategies

In November 2012, the MAC AIDS Fund provided UNICEF funding for a two-year project to improve and scale up access to HIV…

Integrated Testing for TB and HIV in Zimbabwe Brief

This brief summarizes lessons learned from Zimbabwe’s pilot implementation of integrated or multi-disease testing. Partnerships in the country focused on leveraging…

Accelerating Access to POC VL Testing Brief

This brief highlights the current scenario of policies and programmes related to point-of-care viral load testing among pregnant and breastfeeding women living with…

competency Assessment Guide

Regular assessments of the competency of POC EID device operators are crucial for ensuring the quality of the testing procedure at an individual level, and can also…

Strengthening POC Early Infant Diagnosis Towards the Elimination of Pediatric AIDS

Susceptible de changer la donne en matière de traitement pédiatrique du VIH, le dépistage précoce du nourrisson (DPN) sur le lieu de soins est une approche…

Strengthening POC Early Infant Diagnosis Towards the Elimination of Pediatric AIDS

A game changer for paediatric HIV, point-of-care early infant diagnosis (POC EID) is an innovative approach to strengthen EID programs, and improve health outcomes…

CSWG Policy Brief: Family-based index case testing to identify children with HIV

Paediatric HIV treatment coverage is stagnating. The most recent estimates suggest that only 46% of children living with HIV are on treatment, well below the AIDS…

CSWG Policy Brief: Point-of-care testing as a solution for timely early infant diagnosis

Despite remarkable progress in prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV (PMTCT), 160,000 children were newly infected with HIV in 2016. Less than half of HIV…

HEI Toolkit: DBS Job Aids for Laboratory

CDC-Atlanta Maternal Child HIV Branch and International Lab Branch, in collaboration with partners, have developed tools to support health care workers and…

DBS Job Aids for the Clinic: DBS collection, drying, and packaging

CDC-Atlanta Maternal Child HIV Branch and International Lab Branch, in collaboration with partners, have developed tools to support health care workers and…

Care of the HIV-Exposed Infant Flipchart

CDC-Atlanta Maternal Child HIV Branch and International Lab Branch, in collaboration with partners, have developed tools to support health care workers and…