HIV self-testing among health workers

Resource type: 
Clinical & Technical Resources
--Technical Resources
Publication date: 
2011
Published by: 
World Health Organization (WHO) (www.who.int/hiv/pub/en/)
Subsection: 
Laboratory Strengthening
Sequence number: 
08
HIV self-testing among health workers

This paper examines the issues of self-testing among health workers in sub-Saharan Africa, where high levels of interest and motivation for self-testing among health workers has been reported and informal self-testing already practiced. This document also contains a review of the literature and discussion of current practices, issues and options for increasing access to HIV testing in Sub-Saharan Africa.

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