How equitable is the scaling up of HIV service provision in South Africa? [letter]

N H Ntuli, M F Dikgale
Objectives. To assess the extent of inequalities in availability and utilisation of HIV services across South Africa. Design. Cross-sectional descriptive study. Setting. Three districts reflecting different socio-economic conditions, but with similar levels of HIV infection, were purposively sampled. Outcome measures. Availability and utilisation of HIV services and management and support structures for programmes were assessed through the collection of secondary data supplemented by site visits.
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