No Association Found Between Traditional Healer Use and Delayed Antiretroviral Initiation in Rural Uganda

Abstract

Traditional healer and/or spiritual counselor (TH/SC) use has been associated with delays in HIV testing. We examined HIV-infected individuals in southwestern Uganda to test the hypothesis that TH/SC use was also associated with lower CD4 counts at antiretroviral therapy (ART) initiation. Approximately 450 individuals initiating ART through an HIV/AIDS… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10461-011-0132-7

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