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5.1.1 Population ever receiving an HIV test
Program Area: Voluntary counseling and testing 
Definition: The percent of respondents who have ever received an HIV test. 
Numerator: The number of respondents who report ever having received an HIV test. 
Denominator: Total number of respondents. 
Measurement Tools: UNAIDS general population survey; DHS AIDS module; FHI BSS; MICS (UNICEF). 
What It Measures:  
How to Measure It:  
Strengths and Limitations:  
Use of Indicator: Core indicator for generalised epidemics - Additional indicator in sub-populations with high-risk behaviour in concentrated epidemics, Recommended in areas where VCT is being actively promoted 
Tools: Surveys (UNAIDS, DHS, FHI, UNICEF) 
SSO Code:  
UNGASS: No 
The President's
Emergency Plan:
No 
OVC: No 
MDG: No 

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