POCT

Increasing Access and Coverage of HIV-1 Early Infant Diagnosis through Use of Point of Care Testing in Mozambique

Mozambique has demonstrated the feasibility and impact of the use of point of care testing (POCT) for early infant diagnosis (EID), resulting in significantly reduced turnaround times and increased rates of antiretroviral therapy (ART) initiation. Strong partnership between the Ministry of Health (MoH) and other stakeholders was key to successful implementation.