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Providing a variety of ways to test for HIV resulted in high rates of young people coming forward and reduced the gap between men and women.
Testing rises 40-50% in 10 years, but half of young men and one-third of young women are still not coming forward.
HIV self-testing is found to be more popular than standard testing, particularly among men, but accessing treatment after a positive result is an issue.
Waiting time for results dramatically reduces when sample analysis happens in health facilities rather than centralised labs – but increased viral loads often go unaddressed