Lost to follow up and clinical outcomes of HIV adult patients on antiretroviral therapy in care and treatment centres in Tanga City, north-eastern Tanzania.

@article{Makunde2012LostTF,
  title={Lost to follow up and clinical outcomes of HIV adult patients on antiretroviral therapy in care and treatment centres in Tanga City, north-eastern Tanzania.},
  author={Williams H. Makunde and Filbert Francis and Bruno Mmbando and Mathias L. Kamugisha and Acleus S. M. Rutta and Celine I. Mandara and Hamis A Msangeni},
  journal={Tanzania journal of health research},
  year={2012},
  volume={14 4},
  pages={250-6}
}
Scaling up of Antiretroviral (ARV) drugs is crucial and should be a perpetual venture in developing countries in-order to increase the survival period of HIV/AIDS individuals. In Tanzania, information on the rate of patients considered as lost to follow up during treatment with ARVs is scarce. The objective of this study was to determine the rate of lost to follow up and treatment outcome among patients attending two care and treatment clinics (CTCs) in Tanga City in north-eastern Tanzania. A… CONTINUE READING

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