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Julio Raoughcancan, from Thyolo, gets a dried blood spot sample drawn by a Health Surveillance Assistant (HSA) at Bvumbwe Health Centre. This sample will be compared with a venous blood sample drawn by a clinician in a validation study to prove that finger prick Dried Blood Spot (DBS) sampling techniques can be task shifted to lower cadres in the Health Centres