HIV/AIDS

Specifications and quantities for efficient procurement of essential equipment and laboratory commodities for HIV

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Specifications and quantities for efficient procurement of essential equipment and laboratory commodities for HIV

Publication details

Number of pages: 190
Publication date: February 2014
Languages: English
ISBN: 978 92 4 150651 9

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Background

WHO, with support from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), developed the present tool on specifications and quantities for efficient procurement of essential equipment and laboratory commodities for HIV.

The ultimate purpose of the tool is to facilitate the efficient procurement of laboratory equipment and laboratory commodities required to:

  • perform HIV diagnostic tests in adults, adolescent and children;
  • monitor treatment outcomes in patients on antiretroviral therapy.