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Motorbikes Speed Up HIV Test Results in Malawi

April 21, 2014

This article was reported by Impatient Optimists.

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation's Impatient Optimists reported that because Malawi has no nationally organized method of delivering laboratory samples, the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) plans to use motorcycle couriers Riders for Health to transport laboratory samples. Nicole Buono, Malawi's EGPAF director, explained that clinicians require continuing tests to monitor and treat properly HIV-positive individuals receiving antiretroviral therapy (ART). A reliable laboratory sample transport system is very important to this process.

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