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Need: HIV/AIDS Voluntary testing Centres database

I am currently constructing an online database of Free (or subsidised) Voluntary Testing Centres for HIV/AIDS. The goal is to list ALL centres around the world.
If your organisation offers HIV testing, meaning you have a location or mobile clinic that actually tests people, please go to our website: www.gafa.ca to register your organisation. If you know of any organisation that should be listed, please pass this on to them so that they may register too!
There is no charge to do this. No fee. Nothing. I am doing this to help the fight againsat AIDS.
Thank you everyone!

Comments

Najima's picture

Additions to database

Hello Katherine,

Wow, this is very ambitious; I really admire you for doing this! In support, I have a couple of suggestions:

First, your site is a good point for people to reference when they are seeking a test. As such, it might be useful to include some helpful information, e.g. some frequently asked questions on testing. I would recommend posting UNAIDS fact sheet: http://data.unaids.org/pub/FactSheet/2008/20080527_fastfacts_testing_en.pdf

Second, I notice that not too many people have listed their organisation. This is frustrating, but at the same time it is understandable. I think in many countries testing is available in too many places to reasonably list. For example, in Viet Nam you can access testing in most public and private health centres, as well as in special VCT and STI clinics. My suggestion, then is to list more generally where people in each country can go to find a test, as someone has done for the USA. For the most updated information on each country, you can look at their epidemiological fact sheets here: http://www.unaids.org/en/CountryResponses/Countries/default.asp

Good luck and many thanks for your work!

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