Regional Proficiency Testing Scheme for HIV Viral-Load Testing and Early Infant Diagnosis in the Context of COVID-19

Sessions are held monthly.


  • To orient the participating countries on the program by
    • Disseminating proficiency testing (PT) performance results and identify route course analysis.
    • Priotizing the most promising areas for improvement that can advance the viral-load testing cascade and early infant diagnosis (EID) testing, as well as strengthen the underlying laboratory systems
    • Sharing country best practices.

Target Audience

Non-PEPFAR supported sites:

  • Algeria
  • Benin
  • Cabo Verde
  • Central African Republic
  • Chad
  • Comoros
  • Congo
  • Equatorial Guinea
  • Eritrea
  • Gabon
  • Gambia
  • Guinea Bissau
  • Liberia
  • Madagascar
  • Mali
  • Mauritania
  • Mauritius
  • Niger
  • Seychelles
  • Sierra Leone
  • Sao Tome
  • Principe and Togo