There is increasing interest in home-based testing and treatment of HIV to expand access to treatment in sub-Saharan Africa. Such programs rely on self-reported HIV history and use of antiretroviral therapy (ART).
From January 2016 to December 2018, AIDSFree Lesotho provided technical assistance to two civil society organizations: the Lesotho Network of AIDS Service Organizations and the Lesotho Network of People Living with HIV and AIDS.
The study has demonstrated that decentralizing phlebotomy services within the CAG model has greater potential to improve the quality of services delivery for patients. In addition, it has perceived threats on the quality of specimen collected, patient's safety, and health care.