Prevalence and predictors of failure to return for HIV-1 post-test counseling in the era of antiretroviral therapy in rural Kilimanjaro, Tanzania: challenges and opportunities.

@article{Mmbaga2009PrevalenceAP,
  title={Prevalence and predictors of failure to return for HIV-1 post-test counseling in the era of antiretroviral therapy in rural Kilimanjaro, Tanzania: challenges and opportunities.},
  author={Elia J Mmbaga and Germana Henry Leyna and Kagoma S. Mnyika and Akthar Hussain and Knut-Inge Klepp},
  journal={AIDS care},
  year={2009},
  volume={21 2},
  pages={160-7}
}
In this era of antiretroviral therapy (ART) a limited number of population-based studies have investigated the extent of voluntary counseling and testing acceptance and completion in Africa. The aim of this study was to assess the prevalence and predictors of failure to return for HIV post-test counseling (PTC) among adults in rural Kilimanjaro, Tanzania. Following a cross-sectional survey, people aged 15-44 years living in Oria village were interviewed and offered individual HIV-1 pre-test… CONTINUE READING

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