Table 4

Reasons for no HIV testing among 457 women, Mbale, Uganda

Reasons for no VCT services

No VCT services except in Mbale Hospital

Community not sensitised about PMTCT

Reasons for no counselling when VCT was available

Shortage of staff

Poor motivation of staff

Shortages of materials (testing kits, drugs, health education)

Reasons for no HIV testing after counselling

Lack of privacy

Ineffective counselling


Need for further consultation

Perceived lack of benefits (antiretroviral drugs, infant milk)

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