Acceptability of HIV self-testing: a systematic literature review

  title={Acceptability of HIV self-testing: a systematic literature review},
  author={Janne Krause and Friederike Subklew-Sehume and Chris R Kenyon and Robert Colebunders},
  booktitle={BMC public health},
BACKGROUND The uptake of HIV testing and counselling services remains low in risk groups around the world. Fear of stigmatisation, discrimination and breach of confidentiality results in low service usage among risk groups. HIV self-testing (HST) is a confidential HIV testing option that enables people to find out their status in the privacy of their homes. We evaluated the acceptability of HST and the benefits and challenges linked to the introduction of HST. METHODS A literature review was… CONTINUE READING
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Acceptability and ease of use of home self-testing for HIV among MSM [abstract

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  • 19th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic…
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