Antiretroviral therapy adherence and retention in care in middle-income and low-income countries: current status of knowledge and research priorities

@article{Nachega2010AntiretroviralTA,
  title={Antiretroviral therapy adherence and retention in care in middle-income and low-income countries: current status of knowledge and research priorities},
  author={Jean B Nachega and Edward J Mills and Mauro Schechter},
  journal={Current Opinion in HIV and AIDS},
  year={2010},
  volume={5},
  pages={70–77}
}
Purpose of reviewAdherence to combination antiretroviral therapy (cART) is one of the most important contributing factors to positive clinical outcomes in patients with HIV, and long-term retention of patients in low-income and middle-income countries is emerging as an important issue in rapidly expanding cART programs. This review presents recent developments in both treatment adherence and retention of patients in low-income and middle-income countries. Recent findingsAdherence is among the… Expand
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