HIV Testing

 More than one million individuals are evaluated to be living with Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) in Uganda. The principal Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) control program in Uganda was started in 1987. In 2000, as a major aspect of the usage of the Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission Strategy by the Ugandan Ministry of Health, HIV testing was consolidated as a part of antenatal consideration (ANC). The administration started the current ‘optout’ strategy in 2006 whereby all moms going to ANC will be tried for HIV except if they explicitly decay. In instances of a positive finding, ladies are dealt with, advised, and taught in regards to prudent steps at the hour of conveyance just as baby taking care of practices. Ladies are likewise approached to reveal their status to accomplices and acquire them for testing. An enormous collection of writing has investigated the agreeableness of and boundaries to tolerating HIV testing during ANC. An examination in 2003 discovered a portion of the obstructions to tolerating HIV testing during ANC were absence of HIV-testing offices, inaccessibility of HIV guiding, and saw absence of advantage for HIV tainted ladies and their kids. Afterward, in 2008, Dahl et al. discovered that most ladies denied testing since they initially needed to talk about being tried with their accomplices while a little extent had secrecy concerns and dreaded separation from the network or by the social insurance staff.

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