Laboratory support: HIV/AIDS


In laboratory support the focus is on contributing to HIV/AIDS/STI control and prevention by strengthening the capacity of public health laboratory networks in the WHO African Region through:

  • Promoting common approaches on policy, laboratory procedures and information systems.
  • Promoting exchange of technical expertise between institutions involved in laboratory diagnosis and monitoring of HIV/AIDS in the region.
  • Promoting the exchange of information among members of the network.
  • Promoting joint advocacy and resource mobilization for laboratory services.
  • Promoting the utilization of the existing laboratory infrastructure within the AFRO region as regional reference centers.