TCE, HIV Community testing

ADPP has implemented TCE, HIV community testing in 8 districts in Gaza province using the family approach since 2014. The family approach includes counselling and testing of all family members and sexual partners based on an index case strategy if one member in the family has already tested positive for HIV.

Key Results 2019: Through the index case strategy, the project expanded testing and treatment services to the family and close contacts of 70,000 people, of whom 8% were sexual partners, and 83% tested positive for HIV, 49% were direct family and 9% tested positive and 43% indirect family of which 8% tested HIV positive. The project reintegrated 5,208 patients who had abandoned treatment back on anti-retroviral treatment.

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