Cost-per-diagnosis as a metric for monitoring cost-effectiveness of HIV testing programmes in low-income settings in southern Africa: health economic and modelling analysis

As prevalence of undiagnosed HIV declines, it is unclear whether testing programmes will be cost-effective. To guide their HIV testing programmes, countries require appropriate metrics that can be measured. The cost-per-diagnosis is potentially a useful metric.
AUTHORS: Andrew N Phillips, Valentina Cambiano, Fumiyo Nakagawa, Loveleen Bansi-Matharu, David Wilson, Ilesh Jani, Tsitsi Apollo, Mark Sculpher, Timothy Hallett, Cliff Kerr, Joep J van Oosterhout, Jeffrey W Eaton, Janne Estill, Brian Williams, Naoko Doi, Frances Cowan, Olivia Keiser, Deborah Ford, Karin Hatzold, Ruanne Barnabas, Helen Ayles, Gesine Meyer-Rath, Lisa Nelson, Cheryl Johnson, Rachel Baggaley, Ade Fakoya, Andreas Jahn and Paul Revill

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