HIV testing attitudes, AIDS stigma, and voluntary HIV counselling and testing in a black township in Cape Town, South Africa.

@article{Kalichman2003HIVTA,
  title={HIV testing attitudes, AIDS stigma, and voluntary HIV counselling and testing in a black township in Cape Town, South Africa.},
  author={Seth C. Kalichman and L. C. Simbayi},
  journal={Sexually transmitted infections},
  year={2003},
  volume={79 6},
  pages={442-7}
}
OBJECTIVES A cornerstone of HIV prevention in South Africa is voluntary HIV antibody counselling and testing (VCT), but only one in five South Africans aware of VCT have been tested. This study examined the relation between HIV testing history, attitudes towards testing, and AIDS stigmas. METHODS Men (n = 224) and women (n = 276) living in a black… CONTINUE READING