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The causal impact of oral HIV self-testing via peer educator networks on HIV testing rates among female sex workers in Kampala


Author
Barnighausen et al.

Publication year
2016

Country

Type of approach
Dual

Type of assistance
Directly assisted

Specimen
Oral-fluid

Study population
Key population: Female sex workers

Study design
Trials

Sample size
600

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

Methodology
Evaluate the impact of distributing oral HIVST kits through an established network of trained female sex worker (FSW) peer educators on rates of HIV testing, knowledge of HIV status, and feelings of empowerment among FSWs based in Kampala.

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

Study status
Ongoing