Addressing the First 90: A Highly Effective Partner Notification Approach Reaches Previously Undiagnosed Sexual Partners in Tanzania

@inproceedings{Kahabuka2017AddressingTF,
  title={Addressing the First 90: A Highly Effective Partner Notification Approach Reaches Previously Undiagnosed Sexual Partners in Tanzania},
  author={Catherine Kahabuka and Marya Plotkin and Alice R Christensen and Charlene A Brown and Mustafa H Njozi and Renatus Kisendi and Werner Maokola and Erick Mlanga and Ruth Lemwayi and Kelly Curran and Vincent J. Wong},
  booktitle={AIDS and Behavior},
  year={2017}
}
To meet UNAIDS’ 90–90–90 treatment goals, effective approaches to HIV testing services (HTSs) are urgently needed. In 2015, a cross-sectional study was conducted to evaluate effectiveness and feasibility of partner notification for HTS in Tanzania. Men and women newly diagnosed with HIV were enrolled as index clients, listed sexual partners, and given options to notify and link their partners to HTS. Of 653 newly diagnosed individuals, 390 index clients were enrolled, listed 438 sexual partners… CONTINUE READING