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This stage in the HIV cascade refers to clients who are aware of their HIV status but have not yet started treatment. Innovations typically involve making clinics more male-friendly and accessible, reducing stigma, and offering coaches, content, and technology to encourage men to engage with their health.

A coach in the Coach Mpilo program. HIV positive men help newly diagnosed men navigate the healthcare system.

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The loneliest day in a man's life might be the day he finds out he is HIV positive. Coach Mpilo offers men a caring, resourceful, HIV-positive peer to help him adjust. Read More
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To develop and implement a targeted SBC campaign to increase uptake of HIV testing, care and treatment services among high-risk populations, with a focus on men.
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This initiative takes a comprehensive approach to providing clinical services in the community across the cascade - from testing to treatment.
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Expert client (EC) counselors who are HIV-positive and ART-adherent provide individualized, peer-delivered counseling. They encourage problem-solving about HIV care, disclosure, and resolving real and perceived barriers to care. These EC counselors help arrange first-visit escorts or transportation, if needed, and expedited registration and treatment at HIV-care facilities.
chany singh
CommLink is strictly a community-based platform and is integrated with a mobile unit that provides point-of-diagnosis HIV care. It includes community-based testing models conducted by a HTS counselor; post-testing counseling provided by an expert client which includes psychosocial support and motivational & informational counseling; identification of and referral to the most appropriate HIV care facility; escort to mobile, community-based clinical services; mobile, community-based HIV clinical services provided by nurses; individualized brief case management services by expert clients which includes follow-up support calls and appointment reminders (and SMS reminders) and first facility visit escort, expedited registration, and treatment navigation services.
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Two SMS services were offered at the Site B and Kuyasa Male clinics: Newly diagnosed HIV positive men were offered SMS reminders daily for three days to start antiretroviral care. Men starting antiretrovirals were offered monthly appointment reminders for the first six months of antiretroviral care. 55 men signed up for the linkage reminders out of 357 offered, and 78 for the appointment reminders out of 198 offered.