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

“It is unacceptable that only half of children born to women living with HIV are tested as infants and less than half of HIV-positive infants initiate treatment” said…

Point of Care: Early Infant Diagnosis Saves Lives

Quality Assurance

A strong quality assurance (QA) system is critical for ensuring the accuracy and precision of test results produced through POC diagnostic technologies. QA for POC…

Key Considerations for Introducing New HIV Point-of-Care Diagnostic Technologies
This document describes the key areas that national governments should consider for the introduction and scale-up of point-of-care (POC) diagnostics within national…
Forecasting and Supply

When a new device or technology is scaled-up, it may initially be necessary to use a mix of forecasting approaches that are responsive to program scale up and rapidly…

Site Monitoring

Regular monitoring of POC EID implementation sites is crucial for ensuring the…

Post-Market Surveillance

Post-market surveillance aims to ensure that IVDs continue to meet the same quality, safety and performance requirements as when they were initially placed on the…

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…

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This training package provides materials to guide onsite training for the introduction of POC EID testing.  The topics focus on what health workers at each facility…

Integrated EID-VL Product and Site Selection Analysis Tool cover

This tool is an excel-based decision-making tool designed to help countries with: 

Site Enrollment Guidance EGPAF cover

 

This guidance provides practical step-by-step guidance on enrolling a POC EID site including pre-installation orientation and planning; installation,…