Point-of-Care Early Infant HIV Diagnosis
Cameroon; Côte d’Ivoire; Kenya; Lesotho; Mozambique; Rwanda; Eswatini; Zambia; Zimbabwe
Health Systems Strengthening; Pediatric HIV Diagnosis, Care and Treatment; POC EID; Point-of-Care Early Infant Diagnosis
To improve health and to save lives, HIV-infected infants must be diagnosed early, rapidly and efficiently, and immediately initiated on treatment — this is referred to as point-of-care early infant diagnosis (POC EID). Yet, current early infant diagnosis systems in resource-limited countries are challenged at multiple levels of the cascade.