Project name: “LinkMe2Care”, Incentives to Promote Sustained Linkage to HIV Care
Project partner: Ezintsha (Wits RHI)
Project timeline: Launched July 2020, ongoing
Problem to address: Increasing linkage to care among men
Intervention: Provide financial incentives to promote confirmatory testing, linkage to care, and viral suppression after obtaining a positive HIV result. Participants are randomized to two arms, intervention and control. Intervention, receives financial incentives for reporting a positive HIVSS test result, completing a confirmatory test, monthly medication pick-up, and achieving viral suppression 6 months after enrollment. All participants receive reminders for confirmatory tests and lab visits for viral load reading at 6 months.
Intervention length: Intervention in progress
Findings: Intervention in progress