Dr Rachel Baggaley of the HIV Department, World Health Organisation (WHO) and Professor Quarraisha Abdool Karim, CAPRISA’s associate Scientific Director co-hosted a two-day meeting on the Public Health approach to quality HIV testing. This consultative meeting held on 12 – 13th December 2017 at the CAPRISA headquarters in Durban brought together experts from the health ministries, academics, researchers, virologists, laboratory specialists, as well as programme experts in treatment, pre-exposure prophylaxis and HIV testing services from across the globe. Key objectives included a review of the latest evidence on HIV testing in the context of ARVs treatment provisions to inform the WHO HIV testing guidelines in 2019
Photo: Participants at the WHO meeting held at CAPRISA in Durban.
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