My latest piece in the Washington Post showcases the difficulties of HIV counseling and highlights the need to ensure HIV testing is more manageable.
“Economic studies find that it’s cost-effective to screen for HIV in general medical settings, even when such screening identifies only a few new cases for every thousand people tested. The advent of cheap and accurate rapid test technologies makes broad HIV screening an especially promising public policy.
It’s still a big challenge, financially and organizationally. The most difficult challenge is to work HIV screening within the everyday workflow and patient interactions in busy settings that serve millions of people who show up everyday for something other than an HIV test.”
Read the full article at the Washington Post.