The AURAH2 study presents independent research funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) under its Programme Grants for Applied Research funding scheme (RP-PG-1212-20006).

The study is one of the components of PANTHEON (Prevention ANd Testing for HIV: Economics and Outcomes of Novel Approaches). This is a comprehensive assessment of the cost-effectiveness of HIV prevention and testing strategies, including HIV self-testing, among men who have sex with men (MSM) in the UK.