Jean-Marie Le Gall

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BACKGROUND Little is known about the public health benefits of community-based, non-medicalized rapid HIV testing offers (CBOffer) specifically targeting men who have sex with men (MSM), compared with the standard medicalized HIV testing offer (SMOffer) in France. This study aimed to verify whether such a CBOffer, implemented in voluntary counselling and(More)
OBJECTIVE To describe a community-based HIV testing programme. DESIGN AND SETTING An intervention of HIV voluntary testing conducted in non-medical settings in four French cities. PARTICIPANTS Men who have sex with men (MSM). INTERVENTION Counselling and rapid HIV testing staffed by trained personnel from an HIV/AIDS community-based organisation. (More)
AIMS The community-based AERLI intervention provided training and education to people who inject drugs (PWID) about HIV and HCV transmission risk reduction, with a focus on drug injecting practices, other injection-related complications, and access to HIV and HCV testing and care. We hypothesized that in such a population where HCV prevalence is very high(More)
CONTEXT HIV self-tests are currently being introduced in France with the aim of promoting screening both for the general population and for high-risk populations. OBJECTIVE The current study aimed to identify and compare the information and support needs of the different target population groups. METHODS The Delphi process was used to synthesize expert(More)
Background. We aimed to identify factors associated with recent HIV testing in MSM who attended two experimental community-based and nonmedicalized voluntary counselling and testing programmes (CB-VCT) targeting MSM in France. Methods. This analysis was based on data collected in 2009-2011 through a self-administered pretesting questionnaire. An index(More)
Objective: To describe a community-based HIV testing programme. testing conducted in non-medical settings in four French cities. Participants: Men who have sex with men (MSM). Intervention: Counselling and rapid HIV testing staffed by trained personnel from an HIV/AIDS community-based organisation. Primary and secondary outcome measures: The population that(More)
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