HIV Self-Testing Africa Initiative – Research


For HIV self-testing presentations, publications, policy and regulatory documents, technical documents and reports, see the HIVST website, the online centre for public health research, documentation and policies regarding HIV self-testing. also has an interactive Evidence Map, which includes details on evidence collected to date on HIV self-testing, and links to reports where these are available. This currently includes two research studies in Zimbabwe and five in Malawi.

Recent presentations relating to the STAR Initiative are listed below.

The STAR Initiative marked its presence at the first virtual edition of the 23rd AIDS conference 2020 with at nearly 20 presentations, posters, symposia and a virtual Exhibition Booth. The Satellite Session took place on 7 July, under the title, Towards Sustainability and Scalability of HIV Self-Testing; Solutions for Middle-Income Countries, where WHO, Unitaid and partners hosted workshops, Q&A with special guests and community leaders. Whatch the virtual Satellite Session below:

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