Home-based voluntary HIV counselling and testing found highly acceptable and to reduce inequalities

@inproceedings{Mutale2010HomebasedVH,
  title={Home-based voluntary HIV counselling and testing found highly acceptable and to reduce inequalities},
  author={Wilbroad Mutale and Charles C. Michelo and Marte J{\"u}rgensen and Knut M. Fylkesnes},
  booktitle={BMC public health},
  year={2010}
}
BACKGROUND Low uptake of voluntary HIV counselling and testing (VCT) in sub-Saharan Africa is raising acceptability concerns which might be associated with ways by which it is offered. We investigated the acceptability of home-based delivery of counselling and HIV testing in urban and rural populations in Zambia where VCT has been offered mostly from local clinics. METHODS A population-based HIV survey was conducted in selected communities in 2003 (n = 5035). All participants stating… CONTINUE READING

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