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Table 5 A description of the intervention modalities, mode of delivery, and characteristics

From: Household-focused interventions to enhance the treatment and management of HIV in low- and middle-income countries: a scoping review

Intervention characteristicsNReferences
Nature of intervention – how it was administered
 Teaching/education (information sharing)3[56] [50] [52]
 Counselling3[46] [48] [50]
 Interactive activities6[53] [54] [49] [47] [51] [52]
 Facilitated discussions3[47] [51] [49]
 Interviews1[55]
 Home-based care1[48]
Intervention Facilitator Qualification
 Lay Counsellor/Community Healthcare Workers4[53] [54] [46] [50]
 Community Advisory Committee1[56]
 Bachelor-level counsellor1[55]
 Health Educators2[47] [49]
 Certified Facilitator1[52]
 Mental health clinicians2[53] [54]
Point of intervention delivery
 Facility-based4[46] [47] [52] [49]
 Community-based (out-of-clinic and out-of-PLHIV’s home)4[47] [56] [52] [49]
 Home-based9[53] [54] [55] [46] [47] [48] [50] [51] [49]
Components of intervention
 Information/education on HIV/AIDS7[55] [46] [48] [50,51,52, 56]
 Adherence counselling3[46] [48] [52]
 Improving communication8[53] [54] [55] [47] [50] [51] [52] [49]
 Nutrition1[46]
 Disclosure3[46] [50] [52]
 Identity, acceptance, resilience and coping with HIV7[53] [54] [55] [47] [51] [52] [49]
 Stigma and discrimination5[55] [46] [47] [52] [49]
 Sex education2[56] [52]
 Social support7[53] [54] [55] [48] [56] [51] [52]
 Understanding the lived experiences’ of PLHIV2[55] [52]
 Substance abuse1[46]
 Depressive symptoms3[46] [47, 49]
 Violence (intimate partner violence)1[46]
 Healthy living3[47,48,49]
 Economic empowerment1[56]
 HIV testing1[50]
 Risk-taking behaviour2[51, 52]