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Usability assessment of seven HIV self-test devices conducted with lay-users in Johannesburg, South Africa.

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The first 90 of the 90-90-90 initiative introduced by the World Health Organization(WHO) in 2015 requires 90% of people with HIV be aware of their status by 2020. In South Africa, conventional facility-based testing had reached 84.9% in 2018; innovative new methods, like HIV self-testing(HIVST) may close the testing gap. This study aimed to determine the usability of seven HIVST kits among untrained South Africans.

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Name: PloS one
ISSN: 1932-6203
Pages: e0227198

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