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Clinical outcomes and CD4 cell response in children receiving antiretroviral therapy at primary health care facilities in Zambia.
CONTEXT The Zambian Ministry of Health provides pediatric antiretroviral therapy (ART) at primary care clinics in Lusaka, where, despite scale-up of perinatal prevention efforts, many children are… Expand
Impact of Antiretroviral Therapy on Incidence of Pregnancy among HIV-Infected Women in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Cohort Study
A multicountry cohort study in sub-Saharan Africa by Landon Myer and colleagues reveals higher pregnancy rates in HIV-infected women on antiretroviral therapy (ART).
The VUKA family program: Piloting a family-based psychosocial intervention to promote health and mental health among HIV infected early adolescents in South Africa
An increasing number of adolescents born with HIV in South Africa are on antiretroviral treatment and have to confront complex issues related to coping with a chronic, stigmatizing and transmittable… Expand
Patterns of HIV Status Disclosure to Perinatally HIV-Infected Children and Subsequent Mental Health Outcomes
- C. Mellins, Elizabeth Brackis-Cott, C. Dolezal, Ana Richards, S. Nicholas, E. Abrams
- 1 January 2002
Increasing numbers of perinatally HIV-infected children are surviving into their teens and beyond. Research and clinical reports suggest that many HIV-infected children, particularly those younger… Expand
Initiation of highly active antiretroviral therapy among pregnant women in Cape Town, South Africa
- K. Stinson, A. Boulle, D. Coetzee, E. Abrams, L. Myer
- Tropical medicine & international health : TM…
- 1 July 2010
Objective To investigate highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) initiation among pregnant women and the optimum model of service delivery for integrating HAART services into antenatal care.
The Role of Psychosocial and Family Factors in Adherence to Antiretroviral Treatment in Human Immunodeficiency Virus-Infected Children
- C. Mellins, Elizabeth Brackis-Cott, C. Dolezal, E. Abrams
- The Pediatric infectious disease journal
- 1 November 2004
Background: The toxicity and complexity of antiretroviral therapy (ART) regimens are substantial challenges in the context of patients' lives. This study examines child psychosocial and… Expand
Nevirapine versus ritonavir-boosted lopinavir for HIV-infected children.
- A. Violari, J. Lindsey, +17 authors P. Palumbo
- The New England journal of medicine
- 20 June 2012
BACKGROUND Nevirapine-based antiretroviral therapy is the predominant (and often the only) regimen available for children in resource-limited settings. Nevirapine resistance after exposure to the… Expand
Antiretroviral therapy in pregnant women with advanced HIV disease and pregnancy outcomes in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire
Background:Pregnancy outcomes in women receiving highly active antiretroviral treatment (HAART) in Africa are not well described. Methods:HIV-1-infected pregnant women in the ANRS Ditrame Plus and… Expand
Why Did I Stop? Barriers and Facilitators to Uptake and Adherence to ART in Option B+ HIV Care in Lilongwe, Malawi
Causes for loss-to-follow-up, including early refusals of and stopping antiretroviral therapy (ART), in Malawi’s Option B+ program are poorly understood. This study examines the main barriers and… Expand
‘Men usually say that HIV testing is for women’: gender dynamics and perceptions of HIV testing in Lesotho
In Lesotho, men have lower HIV testing rates, less contact with HIV clinical settings and less knowledge of HIV prevention than women. However, women's HIV prevalence has consistently remained higher… Expand