Economic impact of antiretroviral therapy prescription decisions in the context of rapid scaling-up of access to treatment: lessons from Mexico.

  title={Economic impact of antiretroviral therapy prescription decisions in the context of rapid scaling-up of access to treatment: lessons from Mexico.},
  author={Sergio Bautista-Arredondo and Aditya Mane and Stefano Michele Bertozzi},
  volume={20 1},
BACKGROUND Mexico started scaling-up access to antiretroviral treatment in the late 1990s. Even though the Mexican Health System enrolled patients at impressive speed, in the initial years important aspects of the quality of care were overlooked. OBJECTIVE To describe antiretroviral prescribing and adherence practices in Mexico during initial scaling-up of antiretroviral treatment in comparison to national treatment guidelines and to estimate the associated economic cost. METHODS Eleven… CONTINUE READING

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