Designing an HIV Surveillance System

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This case study was developed by Georgette Adjorlolo-Johnson, Akaki-Okiere Angennes, Chen Kow-Tong, Chris Tetteh, Fred Wabwire-Mangen, and Richard Dicker.
Date published
Aug, 2002
Last updated
31 Jan 2020


Learning Objectives: After completing this case study, the participant should be able to:

  • Describe the steps and procedures involved in designing a comprehensive integrated HIV surveillance system,
  • Identify appropriate sentinel sites and populations that reflect different geographic sub- groups (urban/rural),
  • Select appropriate laboratory tests and algorithms for the HIV serosurveillance, and
  • Design a data collection form for a HIV serosurveillance system.