Encouraging Kenyan men to use HIV self-test kits

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Published
July 19, 2017
sector
HIV and AIDS
region
Sub-Saharan Africa (includes East and West Africa)

Highlights

Despite nearly universal uptake of HIV testing among women clients in antenatal care, testing among their male partners remains low. This brief summarises the findings of an impact evaluation by Gichangi and colleagues which assesses the effectiveness of providing HIV self-test kits to women to encourage testing among their male partners, as opposed to inviting men for a finger-prick HIV blood test at the antenatal clinic.

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