Perceived efficacy of HIV treatment-as- prevention among university students in Johannesburg, South Africa

By  Dr. Jacob Bor  Nozipho Musakwa  Dr Dorina Onoya  Dr. Denise Evans  |  | 

Antiretroviral therapy (ART) nearly eliminates HIV transmission. Yet information on treatment as prevention (TasP) has been slow to diffuse in sub-SaharanAfrica. We assessed TasP knowledge among university students in South Africa.

University students in South Africa underestimated the prevention benefits of HIV treatment. Low knowledge of TasP could limit demand for HIVtesting and treatment among young adults.

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BMJ Sex Transm Infect