Adherence to antiretroviral therapy among a conflict-affected population in Northeastern Uganda: a qualitative study.

@article{OlupotOlupot2008AdherenceTA,
  title={Adherence to antiretroviral therapy among a conflict-affected population in Northeastern Uganda: a qualitative study.},
  author={Peter Olupot-Olupot and Andrew Katawera and Curtis L. Cooper and Will Small and Aranka Anema and Edward Mills},
  journal={AIDS},
  year={2008},
  volume={22 14},
  pages={
          1882-4
        }
}
We aimed to determine patient and health worker concerns regarding antiretroviral adherence in a conflict-affected population using focus groups (n = 40) and semi-structured interviews (n = 11). Patient concerns include security attending clinics, food security, distance to health centers and access to health providers. During periods of famine and flooding, the lack of food security and only single daily meals makes taking multiple doses impossible. Possible facilitating strategies included… CONTINUE READING
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