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  • WHO recommends assistance for people with HIV to notify their partners; 2016

    WHO recommends assistance for people with HIV to notify their partners; 2016The sexual partners and drug injecting partners of people diagnosed with HIV infection have an increased probability of also being HIV-positive. Assisted HIV partner notification services are a simple and effective way to reach these partners, many of whom are undiagnosed and unaware of their HIV exposure, and may welcome support and an opportunity to test for HIV.

  • WHO recommends HIV self-testing; 2016

    WHO recommends HIV self-testing; 2016HIV self-testing (HIVST) is an empowering and innovative way to reach more people with HIV and help achieve the first of the United Nation’s 90–90–90 targets – for 90% of all people with HIV to know their status by 2020.

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Scientific and Technical Publications

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  • Medical Product Alert N°2/2020 Falsified HIV rapid diagnostic test circulating in the WHO regions of the Americas and Africa

    Through its Global Surveillance and Monitoring System (GSMS) for substandard/falsified medical products, WHO was informed that at least 8,240 falsified rapid diagnostic tests to detect HIV-1/2 have been distributed in Guyana at end-user level. The product is Uni-Gold™ HIV and claims to be manufactured by Trinity Biotech plc. Subsequent reports revealed that the same falsified product is also circulating in Kenya.

  • Alerte produit médical N°2/2020 - Mise à jour du 01 Avril 2020 (French only)

    Au moins 8240 tests rapides du VIH-1/2 falsifiés ont été distribués en Guyane – cette information est parvenue à l’OMS au travers son système mondial de surveillance et de suivi des produits médicaux de qualité inférieure et falsifiés. Ces versions falsifiées des test rapides étaient disponibles au niveau des utilisateurs finaux. Le produit falsifié imite le test rapide Uni-Gold ™ HIV et prétend être fabriqué par Trinity Biotech plc. D’autres notifications reçues ensuite indiquent que le même produit falsifié circule également au Kenya.

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  • HIV drug resistance report 2017

    HIV drug resistance report 2017This second HIVDR report provides an update on recent population levels of HIVDR covering the period 2014–2016. The report includes data from 16 nationally representative surveys from 14 countries estimating resistance in: adults initiating ART (PDR), children younger than 18 months newly diagnosed with HIV, and adults on ART (acquired HIV drug resistance or ADR).

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