Challenges in PMTCT antiretroviral adherence in northern KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.

@article{Mepham2011ChallengesIP,
  title={Challenges in PMTCT antiretroviral adherence in northern KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.},
  author={S O Mepham and Z Zondi and A Mbuyazi and Nolwazi Mkhwanazi and M. L. Newell},
  journal={AIDS care},
  year={2011},
  volume={23 6},
  pages={741-7}
}
BACKGROUND Women living with HIV in sub-Saharan Africa face significant challenges in accessing HIV care and adhering to antiretroviral therapy. Most reports have focused on issues relating to long-term adherence such as those surrounding stigma and disclosure, hunger, cultural factors, lack of accurate health information, lack of social support, medication side effects and overcrowded health systems. Information related to the challenges facing pregnant women when taking antiretrovirals for… CONTINUE READING

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