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close this bookThe Impact of Voluntary Counselling and Testing: A global review of the benefits and challenges (UNAIDS, 2000, 96 p.)
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Open this folder and view contents1. Prevention of HIV transmission
Open this folder and view contents2. Prevention of HIV transmission in special populations following VCT
Open this folder and view contents3. Care: Improving access to medical, emotional and social support
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This document was written by Rachel Baggaley.

We would like to thank the following people who kindly reviewed the document:

Sandra Anderson, UNAIDS, Pretoria, South Africa
Don Balmer, Kenyan Association of Professional Counsellors, Nairobi, Kenya
Deborah Boswell, Kara Counselling and Training Trust, Lusaka, Zambia
Kathleen Casey, Albion Street Centre, Australia
Oliver Davidson, University College Hospital, London, England
Isabelle de Zoysa, HIS, WHO, Geneva, Switzerland
Karoline Fonck, UNHCR, Geneva, Switzerland
Peter Godfrey-Faussett, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, England
John Green, St. Mary’s Hospital, London, England
Harry Hausler, Ministry of Health, South Africa
Mary Henderson, Safaids, Harare, Zimbabwe
Ignatius Kayawe, Kara Counselling and Training Trust, Lusaka, Zambia
Jos Perriens, UNAIDS, Geneva, Switzerland
Eric van Praag, FHI, Washington, United States of America
Catherine Sozi, Mildmay, Uganda
Prawate Tantipiwatanaskul, Child Mental Health Centre, Bangkok, Thailand

The UNAIDS responsible staff members were David Miller and Jeanette Olsson.