Development and Evaluation of an HIV-Testing Intervention for Primary Care: Protocol for a Mixed Methods StudyBackgroundObjectiveMethodsResultsConclusionsTrial RegistrationInternational Registered Report Identifier (IRRID)

Last updated on 14-1-2022 by Jessika Deblonde

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Background: Late diagnosis of HIV fosters HIV transmission and may lead to hidden HIV epidemics. In Belgium, mathematical modeling indicates a high prevalence of undiagnosed HIV infections among men who have sex with men of non-Belgian origin and among sub-Saharan African migrants. Promotion of HIV testing facilitates early diagnosis, but diagnostic opportunities are missed in primary care. Objective: The intervention study aims to enhance provider-initiated HIV testing by GPs. This protocol presents the conceptual development, implementation, and evaluation of an HIV-testing i…

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