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

Session 146:
HIV testing as the gateway to treatment

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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