Home-based HIV voluntary counselling and testing (VCT) for improving uptake of HIV testing.

  title={Home-based HIV voluntary counselling and testing (VCT) for improving uptake of HIV testing.},
  author={Moses H. Bateganya and Omar A Abdulwadud and Susan M. Kiene},
  journal={The Cochrane database of systematic reviews},
BACKGROUND The low uptake of HIV voluntary counselling and testing (VCT) has hindered global attempts to prevent new HIV infections and has limited scale-up of HIV care and treatment. Globally, only 10% of HIV-infected individuals are aware of their HIV status. One approach to increase uptake is home-based HIV VCT, which may be effective in increasing the number of patients on treatment and preventing new infections. OBJECTIVES To establish the effect of home-based HIV VCT on uptake of HIV… CONTINUE READING
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