In a number of countries and settings, DGH has modeled the optimal placement and use of HIV-related laboratory assays. Projects include:
- Viral load scale-up optimization: Zambia
- Viral load scale-up optimization: South Africa
- Cost-effectiveness of screening for cryptococcal antigenemia (CrAg)
Other publications and documents
Nichols K, Girdwood SJ, Inglis A, Ondoa P, Sy KLT, Benade M, Tusiime AB, Kao K, Carmona S, Albert H, Nichols BE. Bringing data analytics to the design of optimized diagnostic networks in low- and middle-income countries: process, terms and definitions. Diagnostics. 2020 Dec 24;11(1):22.
Girdwood S, Nichols BE. Point-of-care assays for early infant diagnosis in Zimbabwe. Lancet HIV 2019; 6: E146-E147,