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2015 Improving the counselling skills of lay counsellors in antiretroviral adherence settings: a cluster randomised controlled trial in the Western Cape, South Africa

Little research has investigated interventions to improve the delivery of counselling in health care settings. We determined the impact of t...

2015 Evaluation of the HIV lay counselling and testing profession in South Africa

With the launch of the national HIV Counselling and Testing (HCT) campaign in South Africa (SA), lay HIV counsellors, who had been trained i...

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2015 "Men don't want things to be seen or known about them": a mixed-methods study to locate men in a home based counselling and testing programme in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

While evidence for home based counselling and testing (HBCT) as an effective HIV testing strategy is growing, men are often under-represente...

2013 From research to practice: lay adherence counsellors' fidellity to an evidence-based intervention for promoting adherence to antiretroviral treatment in the Western Cape, South Africa

In the Western Cape, lay counsellors are tasked with supporting antiretroviral (ARV) adherence in public healthcare clinics. Thirty-nine cou...