Actions to support point-of-care early infant diagnosis: a strategic framework and a resource pack for community-based organisations
Ehiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania, Uganda, Zimbabwe, Senegal, Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Cameroon, one important lesson learned is the role of communities in the success of project utilization through creating demands among communities and addressing stigma around accessing POC services.
Moving forward, the expansion of POC-EID projects will continue to strengthen informed engagement of communities and introduce them as an integral part. To build informed communities within the context of innovations to scale a strategic framework and resource pack were developed recently, by UNICEF and GNP+, with the support of UNITAID – these materials are called: NO TIME TO WAIT! Action to support Point-of-Care Early Infant Diagnosis: A strategic framework for Community-Based Organisations.