24.7  Step 5:  Delivering an HIV test result, post-test counselling, and referral for treatment

The focus of post-test counselling for people with HIV-positive test results is to provide psychosocial support to help the tested person cope with the emotional impact of the test result, to facilitate (i) access to treatment, (ii) care services, (iii) prevention of transmission, and (iv) disclosure of HIV status to sexual partners.

24.6.3  Performing an HIV test using the Uni-gold rapid test kit

24.7.1  Delivering the result and post-test counselling when the result is HIV-positive