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Engaging young adult clients of community pharmacies for HIV screening in Coastal Kenya: a cross-sectional study.

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BACKGROUND: Adults in developing countries frequently use community pharmacies as the first and often only source of care. The objective of this study was to assess the success of pharmacy referrals and uptake of HIV testing by young adult clients of community pharmacies in the context of a screening programme for acute HIV-1 infection (AHI). METHODS: We requested five pharmacies to refer clients meeting predefined criteria (ie, 18-29 years of age and requesting treatment for fever, diarrhoea...

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Wahome, EW More by this author
Mwashigadi, GM More by this author
Thiong'o, AN More by this author
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Journal:
Sexually transmitted infections
Publication date:
2014-12-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1472-3263
ISSN:
1368-4973
URN:
uuid:ffb02651-a391-447a-baa0-aba1eb861fa2
Source identifiers:
499683
Local pid:
pubs:499683

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