Economic cost analysis of door-to-door community-based distribution of HIV self-test kits in Malawi, Zambia and Zimbabwe

HIV self-testing (HIVST) is recommended by the World Health Organization in addition to other testing modalities to increase uptake of HIV testing, particularly among harder-to-reach populations. This study provides the first empirical evidence of the costs of door-to-door community-based HIVST distribution in Malawi, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
AUTHORS: Collin Mangenah, Lawrence Mwenge, Linda Sande, Nurilign Ahmed, Marc d’Elbee, Progress Chiwawa, Tariro Chigwenah, Sarah Kanema, Miriam N Mutseta, Mutinta Nalubamba, Richard Chilongosi, Pitchaya Indravudh, Euphemia L Sibanda, Melissa Neuman, Getrude Ncube, Jason J Ong, Owen Mugurungi, Karin Hatzold, Cheryl C Johnson, Helen Ayles, Elizabeth L Corbett, Frances M Cowan, Hendramoorthy Maheswaran and Fern Terris-Prestholt

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