ViiV Healthcare will partner with key external stakeholders to implement POCT as part of the ‘Get Tested’ project:
- Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC), Southern Saskatchewan
- Saskatchewan Infectious Disease Care Network (SIDCN), Northern Saskatchewan
- In collaboration with First Nation Communities.
People who are diagnosed with HIV will be linked into care within three rural communities, ensuring those who receive treatment receive it without delay.
This project aims to help communities develop and implement their own HIV diagnostic strategies and services, allowing long-term sustainability.