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Evaluation of PRONTO!, a peer-led rapid point-of-care HIV testing service in Melbourne, Australia

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posted on 24.09.2018, 03:51 by KATHLEEN ELIZABETH RYAN
This thesis is a mixed methods evaluation of a peer-led rapid point-of-care HIV testing service in Melbourne, Australia. This work showed that the service attracted gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men reporting high risk for HIV acquisition, increased access to testing and was highly acceptable. Evaluation of service changes showed significant increases in test frequency over time. Changes to data collection improved data quality, accuracy and facilitated improved reporting. The findings of this thesis have directly influenced HIV testing service delivery in Australia.

History

Principal supervisor

Mark Stoove

Additional supervisor 1

Margaret Hellard

Additional supervisor 2

Alisa Pedrana

Year of Award

2018

Department, School or Centre

Public Health and Preventive Medicine

Additional Institution or Organisation

Burnet Institute

Campus location

Australia

Course

Doctor of Philosophy

Degree Type

DOCTORATE

Faculty

Faculty of Medicine Nursing and Health Sciences

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