Background : The Ministry of Health has developed a Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) test service with the implementation of Provider Initiated Testing and Counseling (PITC) since 2010 which is carried out as part of Maternal and Child Health services where HIV testing is offered by service officers to pregnant women who access services in health facility. However, PITC services have not been optimally utilized by pregnant women. Report of the Ministry of Health in 2018 that 8,862 cases of pregnant women undergoing HIV examinations from 147,202. Most 28 (62.2%) pregnant women have good knowledge about HIV / AIDS and as many as 29 (64.4%) pregnant women have an agreed / supportive attitude towards voluntary HIV / AIDS counseling and testing. The aim of the study was to analyze the relationship between comprehensive knowledge and the behavior of HIV testing in the PITC program in Bandung City.
Methods : The research method is cross-sectional study with a sample of 76 respondents. Analysis with chi-square test data collection using a questionnaire.
Results : The results showed that the variable knowledge and history of STIs were significantly associated with acceptance in PICT services with a p value (<0.05). It is recommended that health workers who conduct PITC in ANC services provide health information / education both individually and in groups so that respondents have good knowledge before taking an acceptance PITC