LabCoP 2019 Annual Meeting Report

November 3, 2019

In October 2019 the LabCoP stakeholders met in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to convene the 2019 Face-to-Face meeting. It was co-convened by ASLM and the World Health Organization to enable countries to objectively assess their progress towards the improvement of the viral load testing (VLT) cascade, consolidate the implementation of interventions, enhance collaboration with civil society towards improved demand for VLT and for utilization of test results, and build the basis for broadening the scope of discussion to strengthen laboratory systems. This Meeting Report contains a recap of the meetings, activities, findings, and action items that were covered during the four-day meeting. This information may also be of relevance to those interested in public-private partnerships.