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To Reach Global AIDS Goals, Experts Encourage Improved Access To HIV Testing

Devex: Experts call for urgent HIV testing scale-up to reach global goals
“As experts gathered at the International AIDS Conference in Durban, South Africa, last month, there was the overwhelming consensus that a lot more work had to be done if UNAIDS’ ambitious 2020 targets were going to be met … experts acknowledge that innovations such as point-of-care testing — also known as rapid HIV testing which enables people to be tested and know their status in the same visit — and self-testing, must be scaled-up…” (Cousins, 8/1).