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Shout-It-Now: Utilizing innovative technology to enhance mobile HIV counseling, testing and linkage-to-care in South Africa.

Authors: Joseph Daniels, PhD1, Arnošt Komárek, PhD2, Bruce Forgrieve, MBA3, Kathryn Pahl, PhD3, Stephen Stafford, BA3, Laurie Campbell Bruns, MPH1, Thomas Coates, PhD1   Center for World Health, David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA, USA Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic Shout-It-Now, Cape Town, South Africa Abstract: Background: Mobile HIV […]

Using a Call Center to Expand Mobile HCT and Link HIV-positive Individuals to Care

by Michiel Adriaan van Zyl, Ph.D1, Leslie Lauren Brown, LCSW1,  Kathryn Pahl, Ph.D2, 1Kent School of Social Work, University of Louisville, 502-852-2430 | 2Shout-It-Now, Cape Town, South Africa Engaging newly diagnosed HIV individuals in treatment is a significant global challenge. As South Africa expands HIV counseling and testing (HCT) services, the growing numbers of people […]

Secondary data analysis to determine the reliability and validity of an adolescent HIV risk screening questionnaire.

By M.A. van Zyl, C. Studts, K Pahl   Abstract Identification of adolescents at high risk for HIV infection in South Africa is a key component of current and future prevention efforts. In 2011, a non-governmental organization (NGO) administered a 12-item self-report risk measure to adolescents (N = 3,872) in South Africa as part of […]