Publications Summary

Document Type
Qualitative Research Studies
Publication Topic(s)
Recommended Citation
Yoder, P. Stanley, Anne R. Katahoire, David Kyaddondo, Zainab Akol, Rebecca Bunnell, and Frank Kaharuza. 2006. Home-Based HIV Testing and Counseling in a Survey Context in Uganda. DHS Qualitative Research Studies No. 12. Calverton, Maryland, USA: ORC Macro.
Download Citation
RIS format / Text format / Endnote format
Publication Date
August 2006
Publication ID


Download this publication

Small PDF IconHome-Based HIV Testing and Counselling in a Survey Context in Uganda (PDF, 558K)
Order a Hard Copy: Please use electronic copies of DHS publications whenever possible. Hardcopies of publications are intended primarily for those in developing countries where internet connections are limited or unavailable.


This study was undertaken to monitor the experience of survey respondents who were given the opportunity to give blood for an HIV test, and to learn their results the next day at home or at a local health center. A second phase involved return visits to households where someone had received HIV test results to determine how test results were shared with family and friends, and if there were any social repercussions from having been tested and given test results. The process of obtaining informed consent was observed, and respondents were interviewed after giving blood and also after being counseled.


Browse for Publications by:

Browse for Journal Articles based on DHS data by: