Napneung publications on the website
In a randomized controlled trial, computer-assisted counseling was found to significantly reduce the time spent on counseling while having similar efficacy as standard counseling in terms of uptake of retesting, change in HIV knowledge, change in sexual risk behaviors, and acceptability:
Salvadori N, Decker L, Ngo-Giang-Huong N, Mary JY, Chevret S, Arunothong S, Adam P, Khamduang W, Samleerat T, Luangsook P, Suksa-Ardphasu V, Achalapong J, Rouzioux C, Sirirungsi W, Jourdain G. Impact of counseling methods on HIV retesting uptake in at-risk individuals: a randomized controlled study. AIDS Behav. 2020 May;24(5):1505-1516.
doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10461-019-02695-2. PubMed PMID: 31605294.
In a randomized controlled trial, scheduling an appointment for the next test and sending a reminder shortly before the scheduled appointment was found to be a simple, easy-to-implement and affordable intervention that significantly increased the uptake of HIV retesting by at-risk individuals:
Salvadori N, Adam P, Mary JY, Decker L, Sabin L, Chevret S, Arunothong S, Khamduang W, Luangsook P, Suksa-Ardphasu V, Achalapong J, Rouzioux C, Sirirungsi W, Ngo-Giang-Huong N, Jourdain G. Appointment reminders to increase uptake of HIV retesting by at-risk individuals: a randomized controlled study in Thailand. J Int AIDS Soc. 2020 Apr;23(4):e25478.
doi: https://doi.org/10.1002/jia2.25478. PMID: 32294318; PMCID: PMC7159062.
Self-testing with TriQuik™, a 3-in-1 immunochromatographic cassette detecting HIV-1/2 antibody, hepatitis B surface antigen and hepatitis C antibody, was well accepted and correctly performed by the vast majority of clients and was found to simplify and streamline the service delivery process:
Salvadori N, Achalapong J, Boontan C, Piriya C, Arunothong S, Nangola S, Kloypan C, Prompunt E, Khamduang W, Moolnoi P, Pornprasert S, Ongwandee S, Mary JY, Jourdain G, Ngo-Giang-Huong N. Uptake, acceptability and interpretability of 3-in-1 rapid blood self-testing for HIV, hepatitis B and hepatitis C. J Int AIDS Soc. 2022 Dec;25(12):e26053.
doi: https://doi.org/10.1002/jia2.26053. PMID: 36562652; PMCID: PMC9784655.
Napneung was presented in Annex "Global examples of HIV testing services" of the World Health Organization (WHO) 2019 Consolidated guidelines on HIV testing services:
Web Annex K. Global examples of HIV testing services. In: Consolidated guidelines on HIV testing services, 2019. Geneva: World Health Organization; 2020. Available at: https://apps.who.int/iris/bitstream/handle/10665/335884/9789240011823-eng.pdf