Negotiating multiple barriers: health workers' access to counselling, testing and treatment in Malawi.

  title={Negotiating multiple barriers: health workers' access to counselling, testing and treatment in Malawi.},
  author={Ireen Namakhoma and Grace Bongololo and George A F Bello and Lot Jata Nyirenda and Anne Phoya and Sam J P Phiri and Sally Jane Theobald and Carla Makhlouf Obermeyer},
  journal={AIDS care},
  volume={22 Suppl 1},
Malawi is facing a severe HIV and AIDS epidemic with an estimated 12% of its population living with the virus. Health workers are on the front lines of the HIV epidemic and they face the risk of HIV infection in both their personal and professional lives. This mixed method study aimed to explore the enablers and barriers to HIV counselling and testing and antiretroviral therapy by health workers in Malawi. After qualitative data were collected through in-depth interviews with health workers in… CONTINUE READING

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