To foster CBVT accessibility for most-at-risk and hard- to-reach populations, we should Have community-based staff and steering committees in order to adapt the programs to the needs identified by the people at stake. Take the culture of the individuals, minorities and communities into account, and be sensitive to gender and the different requirements according to the period of life. Foster specific, community-based communication and develop partnerships with community friendly organizations. Launch community-based research programs data and in-depth understanding are needed. Provide a more diverse offer in order to increase the likelihood of reaching “hard-to- reach groups.
22 appointment for the majority of clients who receive a negative test result (for more information on rapid test vs. traditional tests, see Figure 2). Literature describes several barriers and facilitators regarding the implementation and success of rapid HIV testing. Nevertheless, most barriers are overcome by some advantages of rapid tests, such as the comfort of undertaking the test in a community environment and receiving the results the same day. These advantages highlight the importance of developing client-friendly services and a supportive testing environment, but also the importance of service promotion. In this sense, it is important that clients are aware of testing protocols and of pre and post-test counselling procedures.