Seminar #15

Quality Assurance for CD4, Early Infant Diagnosis, and Viral Load Point-of-Care

Hosted by: London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine; International Diagnostics Centre

No invitations necessary; open to all conference registrants

Sunday, 4 December
13:00-17:00
CTICC room location: 2.61-2.63
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SEMINAR DESCRIPTION:
This will be a workshop for Quality Assurance Experts, HIV Program Directors/Managers, Laboratory Directors, Policy makers and Implementing Partners to identify what is needed to develop and implement a sustainable HIV CD4, EID, and VL POC testing QA systems, nationally and regionally.

SESSION LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • External Quality Assurance Proficiency Testing scheme for CD4, EID, and VL POC testing
  • Quality Assurance Toolkit

SESSION SPEAKERS:

  • Prof. Rosanna Peeling, Professor and chair of diagnostic research at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
  • Debi Boeras, PhD, Consultant in Diagnostics
  • Ben Cheng, Consultant in Diagnostics