Non-adherence to anti-TB drugs among TB/HIV co-infected patients in Mbarara Hospital Uganda: prevalence and associated factors.

@article{Amuha2009NonadherenceTA,
  title={Non-adherence to anti-TB drugs among TB/HIV co-infected patients in Mbarara Hospital Uganda: prevalence and associated factors.},
  author={Monica G Amuha and Paul Kutyabami and Freddy Eric Kitutu and Richard Odoi-adome and Joan Nakayaga Kalyango},
  journal={African health sciences},
  year={2009},
  volume={9 Suppl 1},
  pages={S8-15}
}
BACKGROUND Non-adherence to treatment remains a major obstacle to efficient tuberculosis control in developing countries. The dual infection of Tuberculosis and HIV presents further adherence problems because of high pill burden and adverse effects. This poses a risk of increased multi-drug resistant TB. However, the prevalence of non-adherence and its associated factors have not been studied in these patients in Uganda. OBJECTIVES To determine the prevalence and factors associated with non… CONTINUE READING

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