Determinants of mortality and nondeath losses from an antiretroviral treatment service in South Africa: implications for program evaluation.

@article{Lawn2006DeterminantsOM,
  title={Determinants of mortality and nondeath losses from an antiretroviral treatment service in South Africa: implications for program evaluation.},
  author={Stephen D. Lawn and Landon Myer and Guy Harling and Catherine Orrell and Linda-Gail Bekker and Robin Wood},
  journal={Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America},
  year={2006},
  volume={43 6},
  pages={770-6}
}
BACKGROUND The scale-up of antiretroviral treatment (ART) services in resource-limited settings requires a programmatic model to deliver care to large numbers of people. Understanding the determinants of key outcome measures--including death and nondeath losses--would assist in program evaluation and development. METHODS Between September 2002 and August 2005, all in-program (pretreatment and on-treatment) deaths and nondeath losses were prospectively ascertained among treatment-naive adults… CONTINUE READING

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