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Implementation and Sustainability of HIV Drug Resistance Surveillance in Africa, Cape Town, South Africa, 8-10 July 2013

Publication year: 
2014
Corporate author: 
WHO
Publication details: 
Geneva, WHO, 2014
Abstract:

A meeting report on the implementation and sustainability of HIV drug resistance surveillance in Africa. The objectives were to:
i. Provide a platform for countries to share their experiences in implementing HIVDR surveillance activities,
ii. Introduce draft revised methods for the surveillance of transmitted, pre-treatment and acquired HIV Drug Resistance and obtain country and partner feedback,
iii. Assist countries in the development of draft national HIVDR surveillance plans using available country-specific data, and
iv. Identify technical support needs that WHO will need to provide in the short term to assist with implementation.