To increase the number of people who know their HIV status, ICAP in Zambia is using an innovative approach called “I-Surge” to accelerate progress. To do this, ICAP is working with the Zambian Ministry of Health and cadres of community-based volunteers to roll out intensive index case testing and partner notification services so the sexual partners of people newly diagnosed as HIV positive can be identified and encouraged to test as well. These efforts are supported by the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
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