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HIV self-testing for partners of women attending antenatal care in Central region, Uganda: uptake and linkage to care


Author
Wanyenze et al.

Publication year

Country

Type of approach
Facility-based

Type of assistance
Directly assisted

Specimen
Oral-fluid

Study population
General population: Partners and family members of pregnant women attending antenatal care

Study design
Trials

Sample size
1800

UNAIDS HIV prevalence (2017)
7.1 [6.6 - 7.7]

Methodology
Cluster-randomized controlled trial, with mixed methods; two-arm cluster randomized controlled trial. Arm 1 (standard of care): current practice (education for women to encourage their partners to test for HIV) and Arm 2 (Intervention): HIVST kits offered to antenatal care clients for partner and other family members. Cluster will be a clinic day (120 clusters overall); structured interviews among men and women at 1- and 3-months. Qualitative data analysis using in-depth interviews with men, women and select family members. Scheduled data collection to begin April 2016.

Summary of findings
Forthcoming

Acceptability
n/a

Acceptability details
n/a

Willingness to pay
n/a

Willingness to pay details
n/a

Sensitivity
n/a

Specificity
n/a

Concordance
n/a

HIV positivity
n/a

Accuracy details
n/a

Social harm
n/a

Linkage to prevention, care and treatment
n/a

Source
3IE

Study status
Ongoing