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Promoting HIV self-testing among men

Authors M. HlongwaA. Choko
PUBLICATION YEAR: 2023
OUTPUT TYPE: Policy briefs
Print HSRC Library: shelf number 9814143
handle 20.500.11910/22745
This policy brief outlines the key challenges deterring men from accessing HIV testing services, outlines the benefits of HIV self-testing to empower men, and makes recommendations for policymakers, health authorities, and key stakeholders to potentially close the current HIV-testing gap, highlight efficient mechanisms that encourage HIV self-testing among men and improve their health outcomes. Several studies have been conducted in sub-Saharan Africa, reporting high acceptability of HIV self-testing among men (8-12)