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  • 43 countries now report the existence of a policy supportive of HIV self-testing

    43 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.

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    43 countries now report the existence of a policy supportive of HIV self-testing
  • Brasil authorize an HIV self-testing product for pharmacy sale

    The National Regulatory Agency (Anvisa) in Brasil authorized the first self-test for sale in pharmacies.

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    Brasil authorize an HIV self-testing product for pharmacy sale
  • HIV self-test are now available in pharmacies in Kenya

    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.

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    HIV self-test are now available in pharmacies in Kenya
  • HIVST available in chinese university vending machines

    Students at a Chinese university can now buy HIV self-tests at vending machine.

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    HIVST available in chinese university vending machines
  • Opportunity for Evaluation of HIV Self-testing Rapid Diagnostic Products

    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.

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    Opportunity for Evaluation of HIV Self-testing Rapid Diagnostic Products
  • OraSure Receives Global Fund Classification to Enable HIV Self-Test Procurement

    UNITAID and the Global Fund approve the first HIV self-testing product

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    OraSure Receives Global Fund Classification to Enable HIV Self-Test Procurement
  • HIV self-testing kits are now available at pharmacies in South Africa

    South Africans can now purchase an HIV testing kit from a local pharmacy and screen themselves for infection in the privacy of their homes.

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    HIV self-testing kits are now available at pharmacies in South Africa
  • WHO Prequalification Team posted requirements for HIV self testing

    Technical specifications for WHO prequalification of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) rapid diagnostic tests for professional use and/or self-testing.

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    WHO Prequalification Team posted requirements for HIV self testing
  • WHO launches new recommendations on HIVST and partner notification

    Global progress report and new guidelines launched ahead of World AIDS Day 2016.

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    WHO launches new recommendations on HIVST and partner notification
  • HIV self-testing - questions and answers

    Cheryl Johnson explains how the new WHO guidance will support countries to promote self-testing and increase access to HIV services worldwide.

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    HIV self-testing - questions and answers

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