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At the UNAIDS 2025 Targets satellite at this year’s AIDS conference, Wafaa El-Sadr, MD, MPH, MPA, global director of ICAP at Columbia University, advocated for differentiated service delivery models and community-led services to strengthen HIV testing and treatment in support of the UNAIDS 2025 targets. Zambian outlet Health-E News summarized her points in an article published July 7:

“Certainly, the importance of differentiated service delivery models and community-led services and the role in potentially improving Both access to antiretroviral therapy, as well as enhancing retention in services and also viral load suppression. Another element that was highlighted in our discussions was the issue of the importance of health system strengthening in order to manage the additional patient load is expected with expansion of treatment and testing, as well as also to avoid the threat of antiretroviral drug stockouts,” she says.

Read the full article on the Health-E News website

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