PMID: 28424795
Title: An open label cluster randomised trial to evaluate the effectiveness of a counselling intervention on linkage to care among HIV infected patients in Uganda Study design
Abstract: Home-based HIV counselling & testing (HBHCT) is highly acceptable and has the potential to increase HIV testing uptake in sub-Saharan Africa. However, data are lacking on strategies that can effectively link HIV-positive individuals identified through HBHCT to care. This trial was designed to assess the effectiveness of two brief home-based counselling sessions on linkage to care, provided subsequent to referral for care among HIV-positive patients identified through HBHCT in a rural community in Masaka district, Uganda.
Date: 1970-08-21
Year: 2018
Journal: Contemp Clin Trials Commun
PMID Author: Ruzagira E, Baisley K, Kamali A, Grosskurth H
PMC Link #: PMC5389341
IAVI Topics: Capacity Building and Research Preparedness

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