This piece from the National Public Radio discusses the importance of making routine HIV tests more accessible as part of the effort to reach the U.N.’s ambitious goal to eliminate HIV transmission by the year 2030.
It highlights the role of MedAccess and CHAI in supporting Hologic’s affordable testing initiative. It notes that the Hologic platform provides one of the most accurate ways to measure if a patient is responding to anti-retroviral drugs, with the added benefit of also being able to test for hepatitis B and C, as well as HPV.
The article cautions that whilst viral load testing plays a critical role in tackling the HIV epidemic, it will only work where laboratory infrastructure and health system delivery are up to the mark.
Read: NPR’S ARTICLE
Extension will support UNICEF's work to accelerate access to essential supplies for countries around the world
Ghana will begin its COVID-19 immunisation campaign using syringes provided through MedAccess' support for UNICEF.
New support for UNICEF to secure vital COVID-19 medical products, including diagnostic tests and clinical management supplies, for low- and middle-income countries.