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
The Australian Federation of AIDS Organisations has urged the TGA to fast-track the national approval of HIVST devices.
South Africans can now purchase an HIV testing kit from a local pharmacy and screen themselves for infection in the privacy of their homes.
Technical specifications for WHO prequalification of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) rapid diagnostic tests for professional use and/or self-testing.
The Department of Health is seriously considering the WHO recommendation on self-testing to improve HIV testing rates and prevent treatment delays.
Global progress report and new guidelines launched ahead of World AIDS Day 2016.
Cheryl Johnson explains how the new WHO guidance will support countries to promote self-testing and increase access to HIV services worldwide.
Analysis of HIVST market in nine countries: Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.
As of Wednesday 23rd November it will be possible to purchase a self-test at pharmacies in Belgium.
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