Sustaining the future of HIV counselling to reach 90-90-90: a regional country analysis.

  title={Sustaining the future of HIV counselling to reach 90-90-90: a regional country analysis.},
  author={Marielle Bemelmans and Saar Baert and Eyerusalem K. Negussie and Helen Bygrave and Marc Biot and Christine Jamet and Tom Ellman and Amanda Banda and Thomas van den Akker and Nathan Ford},
  journal={Journal of the International AIDS Society},
  volume={19 1},
INTRODUCTION Counselling services are recommended by the World Health Organization and have been partially adopted by national HIV guidelines. In settings with a high HIV burden, patient education and counselling is often performed by lay workers, mainly supported with international funding. There are few examples where ministries of health have been able to absorb lay counsellors into their health systems or otherwise sustain their work. We document the role of lay cadres involved in HIV… CONTINUE READING
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