Funding for this research was provided by:
U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (17628-KCMC-01)
Received: 10 July 2019
Accepted: 19 December 2019
First Online: 30 December 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Ethical clearance to conduct the study was obtained from Kilimanjaro Christian Medical University College Clinical Research Ethics Review Committee (Certificate No. 2005). Researchers also received permission from Geita District Council Authority to conduct the study.The study participants provided signed informed consent prior to the data collection. A unique identifier was used to de-identify participants for confidentiality. Trained research assistants provided counselling to the study participants before and after administering HIV tests.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.