Determinants of Adherence to Antiretroviral Therapy among HIV-Infected Patients in Africa

@inproceedings{Reda2012DeterminantsOA,
  title={Determinants of Adherence to Antiretroviral Therapy among HIV-Infected Patients in Africa},
  author={Ayalu Alex Reda and Sibhatu Biadgilign},
  booktitle={AIDS research and treatment},
  year={2012}
}
Background. There are only a few comprehensive studies of adherence to ART and its challenges in Africa. This paper aims to assess the evidence on the challenges and prospects of ART adherence in sub-Saharan Africa. Methods. The authors reviewed original and review articles involving HIV-positive individuals that measured adherence to ART and its predictors in the past decade. Findings. Against expectations, sub-Saharan Africa patients have similar or higher adherence levels compared to those… CONTINUE READING