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Where Have All the Children Gone?

Where Have All the Children Gone? High HIV Prevalence in Infants Attending Nutrition and Inpatient Entry Points

This presentation summarizes study results of HIV prevalence among infants at different entry points in health facilities in Uganda to understand how to allocate resources more efficiently to identify HIV-positive infants and link them to care and treatment.

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Viral Load Scale-Up Experience in Uganda

Viral Load Scale-Up Experience in Uganda

In this AIDS 2016 presentation Uganda presented on how they used a centralized model, developing a single laboratory capable of processing over 1.2M samples per year. The program has maintained a turnaround time of under two weeks, while increasing the number samples processed by more than 200,000 in a year’s time.

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Scaling-Up Access to HIV Viral Load Testing

Viral Load Scale-up and Decentralized Testing Experience in Botswana

This AIDS 2016 presentation highlights how Botswana’s decentralized testing model provides an example of how “taking the services closer to the people, rather than people coming to the services” can increase access, when supported by strong partnerships.

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Recalibrating the EID Cascade in Zimbabwe

Recalibrating the EID Cascade in Zimbabwe

This ICASA 2015 presentation outlines a study in Zimbabwe to estimate the proportion of mother-baby pairs in Mashonaland East Province with documented uptake of EID within three months of birth, trace a randomly selected sample with no documented EID to determine whether they had HIV testing, and to establish the reasons for no EID.

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2015

Impact of Point-of-Care EID Testing into the National EID Program

Impact of Point-of-Care EID Testing into the National EID Program: Pilot Experiences from Malawi

This IAS 2016 presentation summarizes the POC EID testing pilot experiences in Malawi including site selection, preliminary findings—including device utilization, entry point deployment, patient impact, and acceptability, as well as operational challenges and recommendations for implementation of POC EID.

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HIV Viral Load Supply Chain Management and Workforce Development During Scale-up

HIV Viral Load Supply Chain Management and Workforce Development during Scale-up

In this AIDS 2016 presentation Malawi shared their solutions for building sample transportation networks, improving supply-chain management, and increasing human resources capacity, while more than doubling HIV viral load testing volumes.

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Building Demand and Preparing for Second-line Switching

Building Demand and Preparing for Second-line Switching

In this AIDS 2016 presentation Kenya emphasized the importance of physician engagement to ensure that HIV viral load results are used in clinical decision-making and the critical role of data in managing a rapidly growing testing program.

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Birth Testing for HIV Diagnosis in Children: Considerations & Controversies

Birth Testing for HIV Diagnosis in Children: Considerations & Controversies

This presentation provided a global update on the HIV epidemic in women and children and PMTCT, a primer on diagnosing HIV infection in infants, a summary of EID implementation, and an overview of birth testing considerations and controversies.

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