OBJECTIVE To describe recent changes in policy on provider-initiated testing and counselling (PITC) for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection in African countries and to investigate patients' experiences of and views about PITC. METHODS A review of the published literature and of national HIV testing policies, strategic frameworks, plans and other… (More)
To respond to the need for new HIV prevention services for men who have sex with men (MSM) in the United States, and to respond to new data on the key role of main partnerships in US MSM epidemics, we sought to develop a new service for joint HIV testing of male couples. We used the ADAPT-ITT framework to guide our work. From May 2009 to July 2013, a… (More)
Little is known about how the information presented in the informed consent process influences study outcomes among participants. This study examines the influence of informed consent content on reported baseline contraceptive knowledge and concerns among two groups of HIV-serodiscordant and seroconcordant HIV-positive couples enrolled in research projects… (More)
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BACKGROUND Little is currently known about the extent to which US MSM understand the possibility that a long-term sex partner can have an HIV status different than one's own status. This information is important in the adaptation of Couples Voluntary HIV Counseling and Testing (CVCT) for US MSM. METHODS 428 US MSM completed an online survey using… (More)