Evidence and Practice of HIV Counselling
Title: HIV Testing Services: Analysis of guidelines and perceptions of practice across the WHO European Region
The overall objective of this study was to support the development and implementation of best practice service models that contribute to increasing the uptake and frequency of HIV testing as well as make optimal use of opportunities to promote reductions in the risk of HIV infections.
The specific aims of the project were to:
Synergies were identified and established with the EU Project COBATEST to avoid duplication and take advantages of information systems already in place.
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Presentations and Publications
HIV pre-test information, discussion or counselling? A review of guidance relevant to the WHO European Region.
Bell SA, Delpech V, Raben D, Casabona J, Tsereteli N, de Wit J.
Int J STD AIDS. 2016;27(2):97–104.
HIV pre-test practices: an online survey examining perceptions of informed consent and pre-test information delivery in health care settings across the WHO European Region.
Bell SA, Casabona J, Tsereteli N, Raben D, de Wit J.
Int J STD AIDS. 2016:28(0): 558-563.
HIV post-test practices: an online survey examining perceived delivery of HIV test results, post-test discussion and referral in healthcare settings across the WHO European region.
Bell SA, Casabona J, Tsereteli N, Raben D, de Wit J
Sexual Health. 2016: 13(3): 205-212.
Delivery of HIV test results, post-test discussion and referral in health care settings: a review of guidance for European countries.
Bell SA, Delpech V, Casabona J, Tsereteli N, de Wit J
HIV Medicine. 2015: 16(10): 620-627.
HIV testing services summary report (PDF)
HIV pre-test practices (PDF)
HIV post-test practices (PDF)
Delivery of HIV test results, post-test discussion and referral in health care settings (PDF)
Delivery HIV pre-test information (PDF)
N. Tsereteli, Center for Information and Counseling on Reproductive Health - Tanadgoma, Georgia
J. Casabona, Center for STI/HIV Epidemiological Studies of Catalonia (CEEISCAT/ASPCAT) and CIBERESP, Spain
SA. Bell, J. de Wit, Centre for Social Research in Health, University of New South Wales, Australia
D. Raben, CHIP, Department of Infectious Diseases, Rigshospitalet, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
V. Delpech, Public Health England, London, UK