cohabitating couples

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

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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.

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ART roll-out in Uganda accompanied by increased rates of HIV disclosure to spouses

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Michael Carter

Roll-out of antiretroviral treatment (ART) has been accompanied by an increase in the proportion of people living with HIV disclosing their status to spouses, investigators from Uganda report in the June 1st edition of the Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes. The authors monitored rates of disclosure in married/co-habiting couples in periods before and after ART was introduced.

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