Health Minister Chitalu Chilufya took time to demonstrate Members of Parliament how HIVST can be used.
STAR intends to distribute over two million self-test kits to South Africans who are unaware of their HIV status.
The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has identified unreliable self-test kits from 2 UK based suppliers.
The HIV Self-Testing Africa project, funded by Unitaid, expands to South Africa, Lesotho and Swaziland.
40 countries have reported the existence of a policy supportive of HIVST, and 48 countries have a policy under development. Check out our policy map for more information.
HIVST are now available in Kenya, through over 7,000 regulated pharmacies. Support and linkage to care resources for any individuals who test positive is also available.
The Global Fund and UNITAID are inviting manufacturers of rapid diagnostic tests for HIVST to have their products evaluated by the Expert Review Panel for Diagnostics.
UNITAID and the Global Fund approve the first HIV self-testing product
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