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Session 146:
HIV testing as the gateway to treatment

Thursday, October 1
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Fès 1B
Ifrane

Chair: Jim Todd, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM)
Discussant: Dermot Maher, MRC/UVRI Uganda Research Unit on AIDS

  1. Access to, and uptake of, antiretroviral therapy among residents of a rural ward in northwest Tanzania during the first three years of the national HIV treatment programme.Alison Wringe, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM); Ray Nsigaye, National Institute for Medical Research (NIMR); Maria Roura, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM); Milalu Ndege, National Institute for Medical Research, Tanzania; Doris Mbata, National Institute for Medical Research (NIMR); Milly Marston, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM); Benjamin D. Clark, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM); Joanna Busza, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM); Mark Urassa, National Institute for Medical Research, Tanzania

  2. Patterns of uptake of HIV testing in sub-Saharan Africa: 2003-2005. A cross-country comparison of demographic and health survey dataIde Cremin, Imperial College London; Simon Cauchemez, Imperial College London; Geoff P Garnett, Imperial College London

  3. Increasing uptake of HIV testing and counseling among the poorest in sub-Saharan countries: the role of home-based testing and counselingStephane Helleringer, Columbia University; James Mkandawire, Montfort Hospital, Malawi

  4. HIV testing uptake among individuals and couples at the community level: the case of Kilifi district, KenyaJacqueline K Papo, Oxford University Department of Public Health and Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI); Eduard J Sanders, Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI); Maurice Obuya, District Public Health Office; Evasius K Bauni, Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI); Harold Jaffe, Oxford University

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