Notification of positive HIV test results in Haiti: can we better intervene at this critical crossroads in the life of HIV-infected patients in a resource-poor country?

@article{Fitzgerald2004NotificationOP,
  title={Notification of positive HIV test results in Haiti: can we better intervene at this critical crossroads in the life of HIV-infected patients in a resource-poor country?},
  author={Daniel W. Fitzgerald and Ascencio Maxi and Abdias Marcelin and Warren D. Johnson and Jean William Pape},
  journal={AIDS patient care and STDs},
  year={2004},
  volume={18 11},
  pages={658-64}
}
The current study was conducted in Port au Prince, Haiti, to determine if information collected at HIV notification during voluntary counseling and testing (VCT) can predict patients' future adherence with risk reduction counseling and medical referral. Case histories describe HIV-infected patients with signs of depression during counseling who do not return for medical care, and women afraid of economic ruin and domestic violence who do not notify their sexual partners. Quantitative predictors… CONTINUE READING

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