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“Public Health Policy and Implementation in Africa”
Diagnostics Advisor in the HIV and Hepatitis Department
World Health Organization
Lara Vojnov, PhD is the Diagnostics Advisor in the HIV and Hepatitis Department at the World Health Organization. She currently leads normative guidance development and country support for HIV and hepatitis diagnostics, including viral load, early infant diagnosis, and laboratory quality and development. Prior to joining the WHO in 2016, Dr. Vojnov worked for the Clinton Health Access Initiative as a Senior Scientist supporting countries throughout sub-Saharan Africa and Southeast Asia to increase access to key HIV diagnostics. She has lived in South Africa, Liberia, and Tanzania and is now based in Geneva, Switzerland.