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Welcome to the Learning Collaborative. This learning centre is intended to be a gathering place where users share the latest knowledge and evidence to catalyze innovation, sustain the HIV response and end AIDS for every child by 2020.

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Document Download Description Year
Accelerating Access to POC VL Testing Brief Accelerating Access to Point-of-Care Viral Load Testing for Pregnant and Breastfeeding Women Living With HIV (English) , Accelerating Access to Point-of-Care Viral Load Testing for Pregnant and Breastfeeding Women Living With HIV (French)

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 HIV.

2019
Research on children and HIV published in Q2 of 2019 Research Summary - Q2 2019 Newsletter

The Learning Collaborative draws on scientific research published in the second

Quality Assurance Costing Tool image Quality Assurance Costing Tool.xlsx

This excel-based tool is designed to help countries model the cost of a comprehensive quality assurance (QA) program.

Site Monitoring Site Monitoring Guidance , Hub Testing Site - POC-EID.pdf , Spoke Site - POC-EID.pdf , Stand Alone Testing Site - POC-EID.pdf

Regular monitoring of POC EID implementation sites is cr

Post-Market Surveillance

Post-market surveillance aims to ensure that IVDs continue to meet the same quality, safety and performance requirements as wh

2018
competency Assessment Guide Guidanceon Competency Assessments for POC EID Testing , Form_Abbott-mPIMA_POC , Form_Cepheid-Xpert-HIV-1-qual_POC-EID

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 serve as a key component of a PO

2018
3 frees report Three Frees Partner Events at IAS2019

The 10th International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Science will be hosted in Mexico City, Mexico, on 21-24 July 2019.

2019
Integrated EID-VL Product and Site Selection Analysis Tool - Dummy Data Integrated EID-VL Product and Site Selection Analysis Tool - Dummy Data 2015
cover of HIV Viral Load and Early HIV Viral Load and Early Infant Diagnosis Selection and Procurement Information Tool 2017
Chai Cover CHAI Site Selection Tool Guidance 2018
Research Summary - Q1 2019 Newsletter Research Summary - Q1 2019 Newsletter 2019
Dakar Call: Renewed Commitment Dakar Call: Renewed Commitment , Appel de Dakar: Renouvellement d'Engagement , Apelo de Dakar: Renovação de Compromisso

At a high-level meeting in Dakar, Senegal in January 2019, UNAIDS, UNICEF and WHO urged countries in Western and Central Africa to strengthen their commitments towards EMTCT and universal coverage

2019
Evidence-based practices for retention in care of mother-infant pairs in the context of eliminating mother-to-child transmission of HIV in Eastern and Southern Africa EBP for retention in care for EMTCT in Eastern and Southern Africa

This document outlines evidence-based practices for retention in care of mother-infant pairs in the context of elimination of mother-to-child transmission of HIV (EMTCT) in Eastern and Southern Afr

2019
New Horizons Disclosure of HIV Status Toolkit Disclosure of HIV Status Toolkit for Pediatric and Adolescent Populations

This toolkit was developed by the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) with funding from a consulting agreement with Johnson & Johnson, in support of the New Horizons Advancing Pe

2019
poc brief Connectivity Issue Brief - POC - French.pdf

Les tests de diagnostic décentralisés réalisés au moyen de plates-formes présentes sur les lieux de soins ou à proximité peuvent considérablement améliorer les soins prodigués aux patient

2018
poc breif connectivity Connectivity Issue Brief - POC.pdf

Decentralized diagnostic testing using point-of-care (POC) or near-POC platforms can significantly improve patient care by expanding access to critical diagnostic services, reducing result turnarou

2018
The Latest Science in HIV and AIDS - Q4 2018 Research Summary_Q4-2018-Newsletter.pdf 2018
Global Breastfeeding Collective: Advocacy Brief on Breastfeeding and HIV Collective Advocacy Brief Breastfeeding HIV Final January 2019.pdf

Led by UNICEF and WHO, the Global Breastfeeding Collective is a partnership of more than 20 prominent international agencies calling on donors, policymakers, philanthropists and civil society to in

2019
Innovative Approaches: Rationalization of Partners and Services in DRC Innovative Approaches: Rationalization of Partners and Services in DRC

Innovative Approaches for Eliminating Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV: Experiences from Côte d’Ivoire, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Malawi, and Uganda

2018
Innovative Approaches: Community Mentor Mothers in Uganda Innovative Approaches: Community Mentor Mothers in Uganda

Innovative Approaches for Eliminating Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV: Experiences from Côte d’Ivoire, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Malawi, and Uganda

2018