Adherence to antiretroviral therapy among HIV infected children measured by caretaker report, medication return, and drug level in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania

@inproceedings{Mghamba2013AdherenceTA,
  title={Adherence to antiretroviral therapy among HIV infected children measured by caretaker report, medication return, and drug level in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania},
  author={Frida William Mghamba and Omary M. S. Minzi and Augustine W Massawe and Philip G Sasi},
  booktitle={BMC pediatrics},
  year={2013}
}
BACKGROUND Adherence to antiretroviral drugs in the treatment of paediatric HIV infection is complicated because of many factors including stigma and drug intake logistics. It is therefore important to identify children with non-adherence in order to intervene before they become at risk of developing treatment failure or drug resistance. The aim of this study was to determine the level of adherence to antiretroviral therapy (ART), measured by caretaker report, medication return and nevirapine… CONTINUE READING
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