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Research data: HOME CARE

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2017 Perceived mHealth barriers and benefits for home-based HIV testing and counseling and other care: qualitative findings from health officials, community health workers, and persons living with HIV in South Africa

mHealth has been proposed to address inefficiencies in the current South African healthcare system, including home-based HIV testing and cou...

2016 Development and pilot evaluation of a home-based palliative care training and support package for young children in southern Africa

The leading cause of death among young children in southern Africa is complications due to HIV infection and, in South Africa, over a third ...

2015 Cost-effectiveness of community-based strategies to strengthen the continuum of HIV care in rural South Africa: a health economic modelling analysis

Home HIV counselling and testing (HTC) achieves high coverage of testing and linkage to care compared with existing facility-based approache...

2015 Empowering patients to link to care and treatment: qualitative findings about the role of a home-based HIV counselling, testing and linkage intervention in South Africa

To explore the barriers and facilitators of linkage to and retention in care amongst persons who tested positive for HIV, qualitative resear...