Missed opportunities for earlier HIV testing and diagnosis at the health facilities of Dessie town, North East Ethiopia

@inproceedings{Fetene2010MissedOF,
  title={Missed opportunities for earlier HIV testing and diagnosis at the health facilities of Dessie town, North East Ethiopia},
  author={Netsanet W Fetene and Amsalu D Feleke},
  booktitle={BMC public health},
  year={2010}
}
BACKGROUND For patients in all health-care settings HIV screening is recommended after the patient is notified that testing will be performed unless the patient declines. The nation's physicians and other health care providers should assume a much more active role in promoting HIV testing. The aim of this study was to investigate the extent to which missed opportunities for earlier HIV testing and diagnosis occur in the health facilities of north east Ethiopia. METHODS A confidential client… CONTINUE READING