Review Article

Barriers to HIV testing uptake among men in sub-Saharan Africa: a scoping review

Published in: African Journal of AIDS Research
Volume 19, issue 1, 2020 , pages: 13–23
DOI: 10.2989/16085906.2020.1725071
Author(s): Mbuzeleni HlongwaSchool of Nursing and Public Health, South Africa, Tivani Mashamba-ThompsonSchool of Nursing and Public Health, South Africa, Sizwe MakhungaSchool of Nursing and Public Health, South Africa, Khumbulani HlongwanaSchool of Nursing and Public Health, South Africa

Abstract

Introduction: HIV testing among men remains low globally and in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) in particular, when compared with their female counterparts. The aim of this study was to synthesise evidence on barriers to HIV testing among men in SSA using a scoping review method.

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