Assessing Impact of Implementing of Provider Initiated Counselling and Testing (PICT) in Hoima Regional Referral Hosipital (HRRH) – Acheng Florence, Macho Nicholas

Assessing Impact of Implementing of Provider Initiated Counselling and Testing (PICT) in Hoima Regional Referral Hosipital (HRRH)

Results: 1,832 were tested HIV positive (3.4%), thoe started on Septrin were 1,832 (3.4%), those tested as couples were 515 (1.03%), concordant positive 7 (0.014%), discordant were 7 (0.014%) and those who were co-infected with TB 3 (0.006%).

Conclusion: The result shows that since the introduction of PICT the prevalence of HIV/AIDS in Hoima Hospital has come down to 3.4% from 10.3% in 2009 (Hoima hospital report 2009)

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ENDS | This article is only an extract. For the full abstract refer to the UNMU ANNUAL SCIENTIFIC ABSTRACT BOOK MAY 2015.

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