This study was conducted in Colombo, Ragama, Kandy, Galle, Anuradhapura, Kalubowila and Kalutara which are the main ART centers in the country. HIV clinic, Colombo is the main HIV clinic of the country which had been in existence since HIV care services started in Sri Lanka. All the other centers provide specialist services for PLHIV including ART. The principal investigators and other investigators are staff members having experience in the setting for more than five years. The data collecting of the study was commenced on 1st November 2014 and completed on 31st January 2015.
Keywords: HIV, ART, PLHIV, women, children, testing, health services