High acceptance of home-based HIV counseling and testing in an urban community setting in Uganda

January 2011
BMC Public Health;2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p730
Academic Journal
The article presents the findings of a health survey conducted on acceptance of home-based HIV counseling and testing in an urban community setting in Uganda. It investigates the level of acceptance of Home-Based HIV Counseling and Testing (HBHCT), the HIV sero-prevalence, and the factors associated with acceptance of HBHCT in an urban setting. It reports that the level of acceptance is high in urban setting, when compared to previous research works.


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