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  • e-Learning Video

    PEPFAR HIV Rapid Testing Continuous Quality Improvement

    This Rapid Testing Continuous Quality Improvement (RTCQI) training video and competency assessment tool is available on a free virtual education platform, PEPconnect to assist ministries of health, health-care providers, and stakeholders in planning, implementing and sustaining quality assurance for point-of-care testing.

     Author(s) TBD   Originally published on June 18, 2019   Posted on June 18, 2019


  • Video

    Early Infant Diagnosis Through Dried Blood Spot Collection

    This video, produced by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in English, French, and Portuguese, describes the procedure for collection of a dried blood spot (DBS) specimen from an infant below 18 months of age for performing HIV-1 PCR. Early infant diagnosis (EID) is critical for timely initiation of antiretroviral treatment (ART) in HIV-infected children who are at high risk of mortality.

     Author(s) TBD   Originally published on October 21, 2019   Posted on June 17, 2019


  • e-Learning Video

    Quality Control and Method Validation Video Course

    The Stronger Together public-private partnership between Siemens Healthineers and PEPFAR is institutionalising quality improvement via a free e-platform, PEPconnect, through this library of 48 videos (with a total viewing time of 14.5 hours) that capture the lectures from the 9-day classroom-based Quality Control and Method Validation course.

     Author(s) TBD   Originally published on June 17, 2019   Posted on June 17, 2019


  • Video

    Collection of Dried Blood Spot Specimen for Viral Load Testing

    In 2013, the World Health Organization recommended viral load (VL) monitoring as the gold standard for monitoring the effectiveness of antiviral therapy (ART). This video, produced by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in English, French, and Portuguese, shows the recommended step-by-step process for the collection of dried blood spot (DBS) samples for quality assured VL results.

     Author(s) TBD   Originally published on June 17, 2019   Posted on June 17, 2019


  • e-Learning

    Safety Familiarisation Course for African Healthcare Clinicians

    This course provides key information on safe practices, infection control, personal protective equipment, pre- and post-exposure prophylaxis, and ways to manage and dispose of health care waste properly.

     Author(s) TBD   Originally published on June 12, 2019   Posted on June 12, 2019


  • Publication

    Public-Private Partnership and Strengthening Laboratory Systems in Africa Supplement

    This supplement, produced by Labs for Life, a public-private partnership between Becton Dickinson, Company and The President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), was published in the Journal of Infectious Diseases. This supplement is designed to support Ministries of Health, Laboratory Experts, Clinical staff, and implementing partners to improve global laboratory systems.

     Author(s) TBD   Originally published on October 21, 2019   Posted on June 12, 2019


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