"It's all about the fish ..." – An anthropological study supporting the MSF project for HIV testing and treatment in the fishing communities surrounding Lake George and Lake Edward, Uganda

This study was conducted to help identify factors for improving compliance to the programme, linkage and retention to care. The objectives included providing information and recommendations to the project team in order to support their understanding of local culture, health care perceptions and mobility patterns of the local fishing population, helping the team to formulate adapted messages and medical strategies as well as providing reports and tools to the project team to improve medical activities.

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This study was conducted by Paul Grohma on behalf of the MSF Vienna Evaluation Unit.
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