Roche Diagnostics/African Society for Laboratory Medicine (ASLM) HIV Viral Load (VL)

By August 20, 2019 September 18th, 2019 HIV, Innovations & Diagnostics, Workshops

At the 3rd African Society for Laboratory Medicine international conference (ASLM2016) in Cape Town, South Africa, Roche and the African Society for Laboratory Medicine (ASLM) held a viral load satellite symposium to address barriers and challenges to the scale up of HIV viral load (VL) testing in resource-limited settings. GHIG organized this symposium, inviting key speakers and country participants for discussions that resulted in valuable feedback to PEPFAR and key partners. The valuable use of innovative technologies, such a dried blood spots for VL testing was a main focus of this session.