In Nigeria, HIV self-testing has stakeholders at a policy impasse

With HIV cases dropping, Nigeria plans to shift to a more cost-effective self-testing strategy, but stakeholders are at odds over the effect this could have on key populations.

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  • Paul Adepoju

    Paul Adepoju is a Nigeria-based Devex Contributing Reporter, academic, and author. He covers health and tech in Africa for leading local and international media outlets including CNN, Quartz, and The Guardian. He's also the founder of He is completing a doctorate in cell biology and genetics and holds several reporting awards in health and tech.