HIV Point-of-Care (Nucleic Acid Testing) Landscape in Africa

 Originally published on June 20, 2019   Posted on June 10, 2019

Strategic deployment of POC EID is key to getting more infants tested for HIV and initiated on treatment in a timely manner. This map indicates the distribution by type and numbers of POC Nucleic Acid Testing (NAT) for HIV, EID and VL technologies ( Alere, Samba, GeneXpert, etc. ) being used by some countries in Africa.