HIV and AIDS

Charlotte Raymond Photography for International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI)

3ie is funding several studies on various aspects of HIV and AIDS prevention through three different evidence programmes. These include HIV Self-Testing, Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision and Integration of HIV Services. 

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Increasing HIV self-testing and linkage to care for partners of women in antenatal care in Uganda

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Impact evaluation 3ie 2019
 
This is an impact evaluation report on a programme in Uganda to increase HIV self-testing by having pregnant women in antenatal care deliver oral HIV self-testing kits to their male partners at home.

Increasing HIV testing demand among Kenyan truck drivers and female sex workers

Impact evaluation 3ie 2019
 
In this impact evaluation report, authors evaluated whether making HIV self-test kits available as a testing option at North Star Alliance roadside wellness clinics in Kenya.

Community-based distribution of oral HIV self-testing kits: experimental evidence from Zambia

Impact evaluation 3ie 2018
 

Authors piloted a door-to-door offer of a choice between counselor-provided finger-prick rapid HIV testing, or oral HIV self-testing in the presence or absence of the counselor.

What works to increase HIV testing for female sex workers in Kenya, Uganda and Zambia

Impact evaluation Brief 3ie 2018
 

This brief is based on the findings of three impact evaluations that examined the effectiveness of oral HIV self-tests.

Investigating the feasibility of HIV self-testing in Zambia

Impact evaluation Brief 3ie 2018
 
This brief is based on the findings of an impact evaluation that examines whether HIV self-tests increase HIV testing among female sex workers in transit towns.

Direct provision versus facility collection of HIV tests: impacts of self-testing among female sex workers in Uganda

Impact evaluation 3ie 2018
 
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Impact evaluation 3ie 2018 Publication type : 3ie series report
Author : Pascal Geldsetzer, Joel M Francis, Gerda Asmus, Nzovu Ulenga, Ramya Ambikapathi, David Sando, Wafaie Fawzi, Till Barnighausen
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