HIV voluntary counselling and testing in community health services.

@article{Perre2000HIVVC,
  title={HIV voluntary counselling and testing in community health services.},
  author={Philippe Van de Perre},
  journal={Lancet},
  year={2000},
  volume={356 9224},
  pages={86-7}
}
HIV voluntary counseling and testing (VCT) has been given low priority as a possible strategy for combating HIV in developing countries. This is because of the high demands on logistics and skills that the intervention entails. It is the view that individuals have low motivation to know their test results and modify behavior, and the nonexistence of medical care that could make a difference. Although studies on the benefits and efficiency of VCT have shown that the intervention is effective in… CONTINUE READING

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