Multi-disease prevention campaigns: integrating HIV into wider public health campaigns

by Keith Alcorn
HIV & AIDS Treatment in Practice (HATIP), October/November 2013

Part 1: 8 pp. 199 kB:
http://www.aidsmap.com/pdf/HATIP-206-October-10th-2013/page/2779837/

Part 2: Case studies from Kenya and Uganda (7 pp. 254 kB):
http://www.aidsmap.com/pdf/HATIP-207-November-21st-2013/page/2805502/

Ambitious targets to achieve rapid increases in the coverage of HIV counselling and testing, and of antiretroviral therapy, require innovative approaches to reaching people. Offering HIV counselling and testing as part of larger public health campaigns has shown promising potential in two multi-disease prevention campaigns in western Kenya and Uganda. Integration of disease prevention campaigns has the potential to save money and maximise the value of public health investments.

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