Browsing Centre for International Health by Author "Jürgensen, Marte"
The burden of knowing: balancing benefits and barriers in HIV testing decisions. a qualitative study from Zambia Jürgensen, Marte; Tuba, Mary; Fylkesnes, Knut; Blystad, Astrid (BioMed Central Ltd., 2012-01-05)Background Client-initiated HIV counselling and testing has been scaled up in many African countries, in the form of voluntary counselling and testing (VCT). Test rates have remained low, with HIV-related stigma being ...Peer reviewedJournal article
Home-based voluntary HIV counselling and testing found highly acceptable and to reduce inequalities Mutale, Wilbroad; Michelo, Charles Cheembo; Jürgensen, Marte; Fylkesnes, Knut (BioMed Central, 2010-06-17)Background Low uptake of voluntary HIV counselling and testing (VCT) in sub-Saharan Africa is raising acceptability concerns which might be associated with ways by which it is offered. We investigated the acceptability ...Peer reviewedJournal article
Strong effects of home-based voluntary HIV counselling and testing on acceptance and equity: A cluster randomised trial in Zambia Fylkesnes, Knut; Sandøy, Ingvild Fossgard; Jürgensen, Marte; Chipimo, Peter Jay; Mwangala, Sheila; Michelo, Charles Cheembo (Elsevier, 2013-06)Home-based voluntary HIV counselling and testing (HB-VCT) has been reported to have a high uptake, but it has not been rigorously evaluated. We designed a model for HB-VCT appropriate for wider scale-up, and investigated ...Journal article