Target Audience

This activity is specifically designed for:

  • Program managers

  • Clinicians

  • Public health policy makers

  • Donors

  • Implementers

  • Civil society organizations

  • Manufacturers

  • Diagnostics experts

Learning Objectives

At the end of the course, learners should be able to:

  • Take stock of progress in implementation of dual HIV/syphilis in ANC and highlight key lessons learned from scale-up that may be applicable to use of other RDTs in MCH settings

  • Highlight available RDTs for use in hepatitis B ANC screening and the potential role for other multiplex RDTs

  • Share country approaches to integration of hepatitis B screening into existing PMTCT programs


The purpose of this course is to leverage lessons learned in dual HIV/syphilis testing to expand antenatal hepatitis B screening and promote integrated MCH services, the agenda is as follows:

  • Status and Scale Up of Dual HIV/Syphilis Testing in ANC

  • Integration of hepatitis B screening in ANC using RDTs

Course Director

Laura Broyles, MD, The Global Health Impact Group, US


  • Aliza Monroe-Wise, WHO Geneva

  • Linda Kisaakye, Uganda Ministry of Health

  • Anna Konstantinova, Evidence Action

  • Niklas Luhmann, WHO Geneva

  • Bao Vu Ngoc, PATH Vietnam

  • Susan Kambale, Malawi Ministry of Health

  • Morkor Newman, WHO Geneva

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