Immigrant women living with HIV in Spain: a qualitative approach to encourage medical follow-up

  title={Immigrant women living with HIV in Spain: a qualitative approach to encourage medical follow-up},
  author={Anne Guionnet and B{\'a}rbara Navaza and Bel{\'e}n Pizarro de la Fuente and Mar{\'i}a Jes{\'u}s P{\'e}rez-El{\'i}as and Fernando Dronda and Rogelio L{\'o}pez-V{\'e}lez and Jos{\'e} Antonio P{\'e}rez-Molina},
  booktitle={BMC public health},
BACKGROUND Immigrant women living with HIV generally have worse adherence to medical treatment and follow-up when compared to native women and immigrant or native men. The general aim of this study was to improve healthcare services for HIV-positive women and to better understand why some of them discontinue treatment. The specific objectives were: (1) to explore the barriers and facilitators to medical follow-up among women and (2) to use the findings to create a guide for healthcare… CONTINUE READING
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