Food Insecurity Is Associated with Increased Risk of Non-Adherence to Antiretroviral Therapy among HIV-Infected Adults in the Democratic Republic of Congo: A Cross-Sectional Study

@inproceedings{Musumari2014FoodII,
  title={Food Insecurity Is Associated with Increased Risk of Non-Adherence to Antiretroviral Therapy among HIV-Infected Adults in the Democratic Republic of Congo: A Cross-Sectional Study},
  author={Patou Masika Musumari and Edwin Wouters and Patrick Kalambayi Kayembe and Modeste Kiumbu Nzita and Samclide Mutindu Mbikayi and S Pilar Suguimoto and Teeranee Techasrivichien and Bhekumusa Wellington Lukhele and Christina El-Saaidi and Peter K. Piot and Masako Ono-Kihara and Masahiro Kihara},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND Food insecurity is increasingly reported as an important barrier of patient adherence to antiretroviral therapy (ART) in both resource-poor and rich settings. However, unlike in resource rich-settings, very few quantitative studies to date have investigated the association of food insecurity with patient adherence to ART in Sub-Saharan Africa. The current study examines the association between food insecurity and adherence to ART among HIV-infected adults in the Democratic Republic… CONTINUE READING
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