Doris Mutabazi Mwesigire

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BACKGROUND Access to antiretroviral therapy and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) care is increasing in resource-limited settings. We evaluated clinical, behavioral, and demographic risk factors associated with virologic suppression in a public, urban clinic in Kampala, Uganda. METHODS We conducted a cross-sectional, observational study of 137(More)
BACKGROUND Immunological markers (CD4 count) are used in developing countries to decide on initiation of antiretroviral therapy and monitor HIV/AIDS disease progression. HIV is an incurable chronic illness, making quality of life paramount. The direct relationship between quality of life and CD4 count is unclear. The purpose of this study is to determine(More)
BACKGROUND The goal of antiretroviral therapy (ART) is to suppress viral replication, reduce morbidity and mortality, and improve quality of life (QoL). For resource-limited settings, the World Health Organization recommends a first-line regimen of two-nucleoside reverse-transcriptase inhibitors and one non-nucleoside transcriptase inhibitor (nevirapine(More)
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