Fear of stigmatization as barrier to voluntary HIV counselling and testing in South Africa.

@article{Meiberg2008FearOS,
  title={Fear of stigmatization as barrier to voluntary HIV counselling and testing in South Africa.},
  author={A. Meiberg and A. Bos and H. Onya and H. Schaalma},
  journal={East African journal of public health},
  year={2008},
  volume={5 2},
  pages={
          49-54
        }
}
OBJECTIVE The objective of this qualitative study was to identify psychosocial correlates of HIV voluntary counselling and testing (VCT), with an emphasis on the association between fear of AIDS-related stigma and willingness to have an HIV test. METHODS The study was executed in Limpopo Province at University of Limpopo, Polokwane, South Africa. Focus group interviews were held among 72 students, divided over 10 groups. RESULTS Results showed that participants had different levels of… Expand
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