Talking about Treatment-as-Prevention and U=U: patient needs and health worker perspectives

By  Dr Dorina Onoya  Idah Mokhele  Shubhi Sharma  Tembeka Sineke  Refiloe Cele  Patience Sigasa  Mandisa Dukashe  Laila Hansrod  Robert Inglis R  Rachel King  |  | 

People who are virally-suppressed cannot transmit HIV sexually. While the science of HIV treatment- as-prevention (TasP) is clear, this message has not been disseminated widely in sub-Saharan Africa, limiting its value in motivating treatment uptake, adherence, and retention HIV care. We sought to understand the TasP communication needs of persons living with HIV (PLHIV) and barriers and facilitators to TasP communication among health care workers in South Africa.

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