Adherence to Antiretroviral Therapy Among People Living with HIV

@inproceedings{Achappa2013AdherenceTA,
  title={Adherence to Antiretroviral Therapy Among People Living with HIV},
  author={B Achappa and Deepak R Madi and Unnikrishnan Bhaskaran and John Thomas Ramapuram and Satish Sanku Chander Rao and Soundarya Mahalingam},
  booktitle={North American journal of medical sciences},
  year={2013}
}
BACKGROUND Acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) is now considered as a manageable chronic illness. There has been a dramatic reduction in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) related morbidity and mortality due to antiretroviral therapy. A high level of adherence (>95%) is required for antiretroviral therapy to be effective. There are many barriers to adherence in both developed and developing countries. AIM The aim of our study was to determine adherence levels and factors influencing… CONTINUE READING
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