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This 2015 photograph depicts Associate Director for Southern Africa, and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) medical epidemiologist, Catherine McLean, M.D. (seated in foreground), and Senior Public Health Advisor, Hussain Baseer (standing at far left), meeting with CDC-Namibia’s community based partner, Development AID from People to People (DAPP). This gathering took place at Namibia’s Oshakati Hospital, where the group discussed their home-based HIV testing, and patient tracking programs.
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In close corporation with the Ministry of Health and Social Services, 40 Field Officers from the Total Control of the Epidemic (TCE) program are doing door-to-door HIV counselling and testing. During August and September, 2012, 6,178 people were reached. In Namibia, it is now possible for people to be tested in their homes. DAPP-Namibia is piloting this HIV/AIDS Home Testing and Counselling (HTC) program in the two regions of Kavango, and Oshana, as part of a cooperation agreement which included the Government of Namibia’s, Ministry of Health and Social Services’ Department of National HIV HTC.

For more on DAPP, or CDC’s role in Namibia, see the links below.

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Content Providers(s):CDC
Creation Date:2015
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Links:Development AID from People to People (DAPP) - DAPP Namibia Implements a Pilot of Home Based HIV Counseling and Testing
CDC – Global Health: Namibia
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Analytical, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques and Equipment
Investigative Techniques
Epidemiologic Methods
Epidemiologic Study Characteristics
Epidemiologic Studies
Seroepidemiologic Studies
HIV Seroprevalence
Biological Sciences
Biological Phenomena, Cell Phenomena, and Immunity
Immunity
HIV Seronegativity
Environment and Public Health
Public Health
Epidemiologic Methods
Epidemiologic Study Characteristics
Epidemiologic Studies
Seroepidemiologic Studies
HIV Seroprevalence
Chemicals and Drugs
Chemical Actions and Uses
Pharmacologic Actions
Therapeutic Uses
Anti-Infective Agents
Antiviral Agents
Anti-Retroviral Agents
Anti-HIV Agents
Immunologic and Biological Factors
Immunologic Factors
Antibodies
Antibodies, Viral
Deltaretrovirus Antibodies
HIV Antibodies
Antigens
Antigens, Viral
HIV Antigens
Diseases
Immunologic Diseases
Immunologic Deficiency Syndromes
HIV Infections
HIV Enteropathy
HIV Seropositivity
HIV Wasting Syndrome
Nutritional and Metabolic Diseases
Metabolic Diseases
Wasting Syndrome
HIV Wasting Syndrome
Nutrition Disorders
Wasting Syndrome
HIV Wasting Syndrome
Virus Diseases
RNA Virus Infections
Retroviridae Infections
Lentivirus Infections
HIV Infections
HIV Enteropathy
HIV Seropositivity
HIV Wasting Syndrome
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Viral
HIV Infections
HIV Enteropathy
HIV Seropositivity
HIV Wasting Syndrome
Geographic Locations
Geographic Locations
Africa
Africa South of the Sahara
Africa, Southern
Namibia
Health Care
Health Care Quality, Access, and Evaluation
Quality of Health Care
Health Care Evaluation Mechanisms
Epidemiologic Study Characteristics
Epidemiologic Studies
Seroepidemiologic Studies
HIV Seroprevalence
Organisms
Viruses
RNA Viruses
Retroviridae
Lentivirus
Lentiviruses, Primate
HIV
HIV-1
HIV-2
Vertebrate Viruses
RNA Viruses
Retroviridae
Lentivirus
Lentiviruses, Primate
HIV
HIV-1
HIV-2
Persons
Persons
Patients
Survivors
HIV Long-Term Survivors
Survivors
HIV Long-Term Survivors
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