HIV Status Disclosure and Retention in Care in HIV-Infected Adolescents on Antiretroviral Therapy (ART) in West Africa

@inproceedings{Arriv2012HIVSD,
  title={HIV Status Disclosure and Retention in Care in HIV-Infected Adolescents on Antiretroviral Therapy (ART) in West Africa},
  author={Elise Arriv{\'e} and Fatoumata Dicko and Hind Amghar and Addi Edmond Aka and H{\'e}l{\`e}ne Dior and Belinda Bouah and Mariam Traor{\'e} and Patricia U. Ogbo and Hortense Aka Dago-Akribi and Tanoh Kassi F. Eboua and Kouadio Kouakou and Haby Signat{\'e} Sy and Ahmadou Alioum and François Dabis and Didier K Ekouevi and Val{\'e}riane Leroy},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2012}
}
OBJECTIVE We assessed the effect of HIV status disclosure on retention in care from initiation of antiretroviral therapy (ART) among HIV-infected children aged 10 years or more in Cote d'Ivoire, Mali and Sénégal. METHODS Multi-centre cohort study within five paediatric clinics participating in the IeDEA West Africa collaboration. HIV-infected patients were included in this study if they met the following inclusion criteria: aged 10-21 years while on ART; having initiated ART ≥ 200 days before… CONTINUE READING
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