Factors Associated with HIV/AIDS Diagnostic Disclosure to HIV Infected Children Receiving HAART: A Multi-Center Study in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

@inproceedings{Biadgilign2011FactorsAW,
  title={Factors Associated with HIV/AIDS Diagnostic Disclosure to HIV Infected Children Receiving HAART: A Multi-Center Study in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia},
  author={Sibhatu Biadgilign and Amare Deribew and Alemayehu Amberbir and Horacio Ruise{\~n}or Escudero and Kebede Deribe},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2011}
}
BACKGROUND Diagnostic disclosure of HIV/AIDS to a child is becoming an increasingly common issue in clinical practice. Nevertheless, some parents and health care professionals are reluctant to inform children about their HIV infection status. The objective of this study was to identify the proportion of children who have knowledge of their serostatus and factors associated with disclosure in HIV-infected children receiving HAART in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. METHODS A cross-sectional study was… CONTINUE READING