Economic evaluation of facility-based HIV self-testing among adult outpatients in Malawi

By  Brooke Nichols  O Agatha Offorjebe  Refiloe Cele  Frackson Shaba, Kelvin Balakasi, Mackenzie Chivwara, Risa M Hoffman  Lawrence Long  Sydney Rosen  Kathryn Dovel  |  | 

HIV self-testing (HIVST) in outpatient departments (OPD) is a promising strategy for HIV testing in Malawi,
given high OPD patient volumes and substantial wait times. To evaluate the relative cost and expected impact of facility-based HIVST (FB-HIVST) at OPDs in Malawi for increasing HIV status awareness, we conducted an economic evaluation of an HIVSTcluster-randomized controlled trial.

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Journal of the International AIDS Society
#23
2020
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