Community Mobilization for HIV Testing Uptake: Results From a Community Randomized Trial of a Theory-Based Intervention in Rural South Africa

Lippman, Sheri A.; Neilands, Torsten B.; MacPhail, Catherine; Peacock, Dean; Maman, Suzanne; Rebombo, Dumisani; Twine, Rhian; Selin, Amanda; Leslie, Hannah H.; Kahn, Kathleen; Pettifor, Audrey

HIV testing uptake in South Africa is below optimal levels. Community mobilization (CM) may increase and sustain demand for HIV testing, however, little rigorous evidence exists regarding the effect of CM interventions on HIV testing and the mechanisms of action.

February 27, 2017
Year of publication
2017
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Journal and research articles
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community mobilization, community-based interventions, South Africa, HIV testing uptake, HIV testing and counseling (HTC), behavioral interventions, treatment outcomes, health communication, continuum of care, care cascade, HIV prevention, linkage to care, treatment, antiretroviral therapy, ART, adherence, social and behavior change communication (SBCC)

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