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OBJECTIVE To document partner referral rates at health centres with improved STD services, and to determine factors contributing to successful referral. METHODS Partner referral was initiated as part of the upgrading of STD services in primary care health facilities in two semi-urban Rwanda towns. After syndromic management of the presenting complaint,(More)
OBJECTIVE In order to assess the feasibility of upgrading STD management at the primary healthcare level in Rwanda, a project was piloted in a health centre and a hospital dispensary in two up country towns. METHODS Nurses trained in syndrome based management treated all patients with genitourinary complaints at first visit without laboratory results.(More)
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