Is There a Role for the Private Sector in Kenya’s HIV Self-Testing Drive?

By Shannon Rosenberg, Market Dynamics Advisor, PSI The Kenyan government has massively scaled up testing and has made significant progress towards the UNAIDS 90-90-90 targets. However, with declining yield rates, increasing costs, and significant testing gaps for men and youth, achieving the first target of 90% of people living with HIV (PLHIV) knowing their status by

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World’s Largest HIV Self-Testing Initiative Expands in Critical New Phase

PARIS, 24 July 2017 – Three out of every 10 people living with HIV do not know they are infected with the virus. The HIV Self-Testing Africa (STAR) Initiative, funded by Unitaid, has amassed compelling evidence that self-testing can reach more people than traditional diagnostics, enabling individuals to learn their HIV status when and where

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PSI and UNITAID Launch First Effort Ever to Catalyze HIV Self-Testing in Africa

In celebration of World AIDS Day, Population Services International (PSI) and UNITAID launch the first phase of a four-year project that will scale up HIV self-testing in Malawi, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

Washington, DC; Harare, Zimbabwe – November 30th, 2015 – Today, on the eve of World AIDS Day, PSI joined UNITAID, the World Health Organization and ministry of health officials from Malawi, Zambia and Zimbabwe to launch the UNITAID/PSI HIV Self-Testing Africa (STAR) Project at the 18th International Conference on AIDS and STIs in Africa (ICASA).

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