HIV surveillance training modules: Module 3: HIV serosurveillance : module 3 - participant manual
AbstractThis training module provides key issues in HIV sentinel surveillance and complementary surveillance techniques for tracking the epidemic, focusing on the steps to conduct unlinked anonymous HIV sero-prevalence surveys at antenatal clinics. After completing this course, participants should: understand the criteria for selecting sentinel populations and be able to identify specific groups and sites in their district that are suitable for sentinel surveillance be able to identify appropriate sampling schemes depending on the situation and the target population and create a sampling frame understand the considerations that determine which HIV testing approach is suited for HIV surveillance in their country and describe the advantages and disadvantages of different HIV testing options be able to describe the staffing, training and supervising requirements of HIV sentinel surveillance analyse, document and use HIV sentinel surveillance data. This course is meant primarily for district-level surveillance officers. This module can also be used for self-study.
World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia. (2007). HIV surveillance training modules: Module 3: HIV serosurveillance : module 3 - participant manual. WHO Regional Office for South-East Asia. http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/205282
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