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Research Article

Uptake of Home-Based Voluntary HIV Testing in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

  • Kalpana Sabapathy mail,

    kalpana.sabapathy@lshtm.ac.uk

    Affiliation: London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom

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  • Rafael Van den Bergh,

    Affiliation: Médecins Sans Frontières, Brussels, Belgium

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  • Sarah Fidler,

    Affiliation: Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom

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  • Richard Hayes,

    Affiliation: London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom

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  • Nathan Ford

    Affiliations: Médecins Sans Frontières, Geneva, Switzerland, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa

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  • Published: December 04, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001351

About the Authors

Kalpana Sabapathy, Richard Hayes
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
Rafael Van den Bergh
Médecins Sans Frontières, Brussels, Belgium
Sarah Fidler
Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom
Nathan Ford
Médecins Sans Frontières, Geneva, Switzerland
Nathan Ford
University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa

Corresponding Author

Email: kalpana.sabapathy@lshtm.ac.uk

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Analyzed the data: KS NF. Wrote the first draft of the manuscript: KS NF. Contributed to the writing of the manuscript: KS NF RVdB SF RH. ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: KS NF RVdB SF RH. Agree with manuscript results and conclusions: KS NF RVdB SF RH. KS reviewed the literature, extracted the data and wrote the first draft of the paper. NF performed the analyses, co-wrote the paper and contributed to data extraction. RVdB contributed to data extraction and writing of the paper. RH and SF guided the concept of the paper and contributed to the writing of the paper.