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Research data: HIV TESTING AND COUNSELLING (HTC)
2021 Prevalence of self-reported HIV testing and associated factors among adolescent girls and young women in South Africa: results from a 2017 nationally representative population-based HIV survey
This article estimated the prevalence of self-reported HIV testing and identified associated factors among sexually active adolescent girls ...
2021 The psychosocial determinants of the intention to test for HIV among young men in KwaZulu-Natal province, South Africa
Voluntary counselling and testing is one of the effective prevention strategies against the HIV/AIDS epidemic. This study investigated the p...
2020 Trends and determinants of ever having tested for HIV among youth and adults in South Africa from 2005-2017: results from four repeated cross-sectional nationally representative household-based HIV prevalence, incidence, and behaviour surveys
HIV testing contributes to the prevention and control of the HIV epidemic in the general population. South Africa has made strides to improv...Download this report
The aim of the study was to understand how lottery incentives influenced the HIV counselling and testing (HCT) behaviour and behaviour inten...