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HIV self-testing (HIVST) is an effective and acceptable HIV testing services approach. WHO first recommended HIVST in 2016, with an updated recommendation in 2019. Since then, uptake of HIVST in national policies and routine implementation has grown considerably. This presentation will cover the latest updates on HIVST, innovations and what’s coming next.
Dr Muhammad Shahid Jamil
Muhammad Shahid Jamil is a Technical Officer at WHO’s Global HIV, Hepatitis and STI Programmes based in Geneva. He supports HIV testing services including country support, guideline development and research prioritisation. He is a medical doctor and a PhD graduate from the Kirby Institute, where he also worked in Research and Surveillance positions.
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