HIV RX in couples

Benefits for couples

There are many potential benefits to supporting couples to test together for HIV infection and to mutually disclose their HIV status—most importantly, that together they can then make informed decisions about HIV prevention and reproductive health, including contraception and conception. These benefits are relevant for all couples, whether they have the same HIV test results (HIV seroconcordant) or have different results (HIV serodiscordant). The findings of many published studies suggest that people who learn their HIV status are more likely to adopt preventive behaviours than people who are unaware of their HIV status. Furthermore, people in couples who test together and mutually disclose their HIV status are more likely than those testing alone to adopt behaviour to protect their partner. In addition, in a serodiscordant couple the provision of ART to...


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3. HIV and infant feeding

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5. HIV in Pregnancy

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9. HIV RX for adults

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