The preference of women living with HIV for the HPV self-sampling of urine at a rural HIV clinic in Uganda

Expiry Date
: 10/05/2029
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This article explores factors influencing HPV self-sampling preference among HIV-positive women in Uganda. Nurse-led screening is favored, yet urine-based self-sampling shows feasibility, advocating for tailored HPV testing in rural HIV care.

Keywords: HIV, HPV, ART

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Educational Objectives

Educational Aim:

The aim of the article is to determine factors influencing the preference for HPV self-sampling using urine among women living with HIV in Uganda and to establish the feasibility of this method at a rural HIV clinic.

Educational Outcomes:
Upon completion of this module practitioners should have a clear understanding of:

  1. Recognizing the increased cervical cancer risk for HIV-positive women and the factors influencing their preference for urine-based HPV self-sampling.

  2. Understanding the feasibility of urine-based HPV self-sampling in rural HIV clinics.

  3. Appreciating the need for tailored educational programs to promote acceptance and use of urine-based HPV self-sampling.

Instructions for this Module

  • Read the supplied reading material and complete the quiz that follows;
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