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    Tool for Viral Load (VL) and Early Infant Diagnosis (EID) Molecular Waste Management (WM) Considerations V2.0 September 2019

    The purpose of this tool is to assist in identifying gaps and creating awareness of best practices for waste management processes in VL and EID molecular testing laboratories (and associated healthcare facilities), in order to provide a starting point for assistance in waste mitigation strategies.

     Author(s) TBD   Originally published on November 5, 2019   Posted on November 5, 2019

  • Presentation

    Presentations from the September 2019 Integrated Diagnostics Consortium (IDC) meeting in Washington D.C.

    The September 2019 IDC meeting was convened to review the activities carried out since the previous meeting on September 2018, discuss proposed next steps, and outline a plan of action for the next 12 months. Here you can download the presentations from IDC’s September 2019 face-to-face meeting held in Washington DC.

     Author(s) TBD   Originally published on November 4, 2019   Posted on November 4, 2019

  • Guidelines Presentation

    Diagnostic Network Optimization (DNO) Objectives, Definition, and Key Principles and Approach

    Diagnostic network optimization is an exercise that aims to redesign the diagnostic network set-up in order to increase access, maximize impact, and generate efficiencies. This document outlines the DNO objectives, definition, and key principles and approach.


     Author(s) TBD   Originally published on October 29, 2019   Posted on October 29, 2019

  • Guidelines Publication White Paper

    Integrated Testing for TB and HIV Using GeneXpert Devices Expands Access to near Point-Of-Care Testing

    This brief summarizes the key findings and lessons learned from Zimbabwe’s pilot implementation of TB/HIV testing integration, while also highlighting the benefits of integrated testing for clients, health providers and the health system.

     Author(s) TBD   Originally published on September 4, 2019   Posted on September 4, 2019

  • e-Learning Guidelines Presentation Video

    WHO Biosafety Video Series – Good Microbiological Practice and Procedures

    WHO has produced a biosafety video series entitled, “Good Microbiological Practice and Procedures (GMPP)”, which is central to the WHO Laboratory Biosafety Manual (LBM4) being revised and finalised. These seven training videos will help enhance the safety of any health laboratory, including those in resource-limited settings.

     Author(s) TBD   Originally published on September 4, 2019   Posted on September 4, 2019

  • Guidelines Publication White Paper

    Accelerating Access to Point-of-Care Viral Load Testing for Pregnant and Breastfeeding Women Living with HIV

    This issue brief lays out the rationale for how Point-of-Care Viral Load (POC VL) testing could be a transformative technology in the strategy to end vertical transmission. It was developed by global health partners ASLM, CHAI, UNICEF and Unitaid, and is available in both French and English

     Author(s) TBD   Originally published on September 2, 2019   Posted on September 4, 2019

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