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Development of a multi-method tool to measure ART adherence in resource-constrained settings: the South Africa experience.

@inproceedings{Steel2007DevelopmentOA,
  title={Development of a multi-method tool to measure ART adherence in resource-constrained settings: the South Africa experience.},
  author={Gavin Steel and Jude I Nwokike and Joshi Mp},
  year={2007}
}
As antiretroviral medicines become increasingly available and affordable for the treatment of eligible patients more attention is rightly being focused on issues related to rational use particularly adherence. Ensuring adherence to antiretroviral therapy (ART) treatment is one of the key strategies that will delay emergence of resistant strains of the virus and ensure durability of the present regimens. Health care workers are not easily able to identify patients who may or may not adhere to… 
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