#COVID-19: HIV Virological Suppression Critical During COVID-19 Pandemic Says PEPFAR

THE United States President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) says it was critical to ensure the HIV viral load is suppressed under the prevailing global health crisis where majority of health services have been interrupted. By Michael Gwarisa PEAPFAR recently published guidelines to ensure continuous and effective HIV and AIDS treatement and care under the prevailing COVID-19 pandemic. Click HERE To Access PEPFAR Document: According to PEPFAR, evidence on the impact of COVID-19 amongst PLHIV was still scarce and there is currently no direct evidence that people with HIV…

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Abbott To Launch Revolutionary Viral Load Testing Technology In Zim

INTERNATIONAL healthcare firm, Abbott  will soon be rolling out a revolutionary viral load technological breakthrough the m-PIMA HIV-1/2 VL  viral  load point-of-care test in Zimbabwe. The turnaround time is only  70 minutes, hence increasing the chances of initiating more people on Anti retro Viral Therapy (ART) and eliminating new transmissions. By Michael Gwarisa The move is in line with UNAIDS 90-90-90 target,  where 90 percent of all people living with HIV will know their HIV status and another 90 percent of all people with diagnosed HIV infection will receive sustained…

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