Transitioning couple's voluntary HIV counseling and testing (CVCT) from stand-alone weekend services into routine antenatal and VCT services in government clinics in Zambia's two largest cities

Inambao M, Kilembe W, Canary LA, Czaicki NL, Kakungu-Simpungwe M, Chavuma R, Wall KM, Tichacek A, Pulerwitz J, Thior I, Chomba E, Allen SA.

Most HIV infections in Africa are acquired by married/cohabiting adults and WHO recommends couple's voluntary HIV counseling and testing (CVCT) for prevention. The handover from NGO-sponsored weekend CVCT to government-sponsored services in routine weekday antenatal care (ANC) and individual voluntary testing and counseling (VCT) services in Zambia's two largest cities from 2009-2015 is described.

October 23, 2017
Year of publication
2017
Resource types
Journal and research articles
Countries
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cohabitating couples, married couples, couples' HIV testing and counseling (CHTC), couple's voluntary HIV counseling and testing (CVCT), HIV prevention, antenatal care (ANC), voluntary HIV counseling and testing (VCT), Zambia, serodiscordant couples, heterosexual HIV transmission

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