Scale-up and case-finding effectiveness of an HIV partner services program in Cameroon: an innovative HIV prevention intervention for developing countries.

@article{Henley2013ScaleupAC,
  title={Scale-up and case-finding effectiveness of an HIV partner services program in Cameroon: an innovative HIV prevention intervention for developing countries.},
  author={Catherine Henley and Gideon Wangnkeh Forgwei and Thomas G Welty and Matthew Golden and Adaora A. Adimora and Raymond Joseph Shields and Pius Tih Muffih},
  journal={Sexually transmitted diseases},
  year={2013},
  volume={40 12},
  pages={
          909-14
        }
}
BACKGROUND Partner services (PSs) are a long-standing component of HIV control programs in the United States and some parts of Europe. Small randomized trials suggest that HIV PS can be effective in identifying persons with undiagnosed HIV infection. However, the scalability and effectiveness of HIV PS in low-income countries are unknown. METHODS We used data collected from 2009 to 2010 through a large HIV PS program in Cameroon to evaluate HIV PS in a developing country. HIV-positive index… CONTINUE READING
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