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Costs of Conventional and Point-Of-Care HIV Viral Load Testing in Kenya

Resource Type: Presentation Authors: Christopher Cintron, Victor Mudhune, Romana Haider, Heather Cogswell, James Batuka, Frank Angira, Carlos Avila, Thomas Minior Published: 7/11/2017 Resource Description: Christopher Cintron presented at the International Health Economics Association Conference in Boston, Massachusetts. This presentation helped promote USAID’s efforts to provide Kenya with data on the financing needs for central lab-based and point-of-care […]

Viral-Load Point-of-Care Technologies to Achieve an AIDS-Free Generation

Ending the AIDS epidemic requires not only political commitment and financial resources but also innovative solutions. New point-of-care (POC) technology to detect HIV viral load promises to be a game changer in the diagnosis and monitoring of HIV infection. Poverty and distance from healthcare facilities often place people infected with HIV beyond the reach of […]

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