Do disability grants influence adherence to antiretroviral therapy?

  title={Do disability grants influence adherence to antiretroviral therapy?},
  author={Ashraf Kagee},
  booktitle={African journal of disability},
Anecdotal data suggest that some South Africans living with HIV who receive disability grants from the state deliberately default on their antiretroviral medication in an attempt to lower their CD4 count to remain eligible for grants. No actual empirical data however exist to show that disability grants act as such perverse incentives and are a valid reason for non-adherence. This article examines some of the complexities of antiretroviral adherence in the context of a resource-constrained… CONTINUE READING

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