Female sex workers perspectives and concerns regarding HIV self-testing: an exploratory study in Tanzania

Female Sex Workers (FSWs) demonstrated high enthusiasm to use the HIV Self-Testing (HIVST) once it becomes available. Expectations for increased confidentiality, autonomy, and reduced opportunity costs were among the leading factors that attracted FSWs to HIVST. The major obstacles to the acceptability of HIVST included fear of HIV reactive test and not trusting self-diagnoses. BMC Public Health

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