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Statements from the European HIV-Hepatitis Testing Week Working Group

The European Testing Week Working Group has released two statements supporting safer and voluntary testing for key and most affected populations for HIV and hepatitis. The first is a statement…

Transgender women take triple the number of HIV tests as trans men

Blacks and Hispanics seek twice the amount of HIV tests as whites in transgender community, study finds BUFFALO, N.Y., October 31, 2017 – A new University at Buffalo study has shown…

Home HIV tests might increase access to screening

People can test themselves at home to see if they’re infected with HIV, and that might help reduce the number of undiagnosed infections, researchers say. In a study of a…

Self-testing app to be introduced across 60 cities with high HIV rates

On World Development Information Day, we look at an innovative HIV self-testing app being introduced to all UNAIDS Fast-Track Cities which aims to bridge the divide between testing, treatment and…

Atomo HIV Self Test granted CE Mark

CE Marking for world’s only integrated HIV Self-Test from Atomo Diagnostics gives access to safe, accurate and reliable self-testing -- Atomo HIV Self Test granted CE Mark; will facilitate rollout…

Testing Week Statement on Most Affected Populations – Read and Share

Anticipating the upcoming European HIV-Hepatitis Testing Week, an alliance of NGOs has issued the following statement in support of reaching out to and involving most affected populations in HIV and…

ECHOES survey now LIVE: Community Health Workers are invited to provide input!

The ECHOES survey is now LIVE - Community Health Workers who provide sexual health and support services for MSM in the EU and neighbouring countries are invited to participate NOW…

Screening for HIV in primary care: a health economics approach

By conducting a thorough health economics modelling analysis, a recent study determines whether increasing HIV testing in general practice could soon become a cost-effective and cost-saving intervention. Scientists estimate that…

Scientists develop a 10-second HIV test linked to mobile phones

Researchers from a group of UK universities have developed a 10-second test for HIV, based on mobile phone technology. The University of Surrey, working with colleagues at University College London,…

Point-of-care tests for HIV and Treponema pallidum infections: utility of smartphone-based electronic reader

A smartphone-based electronic reader was found to be accurate and reliable in rapid dual point-of-care (POC) tests for antibodies to human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and Treponema pallidum infections, according to…

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