HIV/AIDS

WHO recommends HIV testing by lay providers

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WHO recommends HIV testing by lay providers

Publication details

Number of pages: 2
Publication date: July 2015
Languages: English, Arabic, French
WHO reference number: WHO/HIV/2015.14

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Overview

New Consolidated guidelines on HIV testing services from the WHO recommend that lay providers who are trained can, using rapid diagnostic tests, independently conduct safe and effective HIV testing services.

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