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2020 An Implementation study of oral and blood-based HIV self-testing and linkage to care among men in rural and peri-urban KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

In South Africa, men living with HIV are less likely than women to test and know their status (the first UNAIDS 90-90-90 target), and men ha...

2019 Post-test adverse psychological effects and coping mechanisms amongst HIV self-tested individuals living in couples in urban Blantyre, Malawi

Mandatory face-to-face counselling is necessary during HIV testing but difficult to implement within the context of HIV self-testing. We inv...

2018 Discordance, disclosure and normative gender roles: barriers to couple testing within a community-level HIV self-testing intervention in urban Blantyre, Malawi

A community-based HIV self-testing study in Blantyre, Malawi demonstrated that not all individuals living in couples tested with their partn...

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2017 "I think it is right": a qualitative exploration of the acceptability and desired future use of oral swab and finger-prick HIV self-tests by lay users in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

The uptake of HIV testing has increased in sub-Saharan Africa over the past three decades. However, the proportion of people aware of their ...

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