Perspectives and Practice of HIV Disclosure to Children and Adolescents by Health-Care Providers and Caregivers in sub-Saharan Africa: A Systematic Review

@inproceedings{Aderomilehin2016PerspectivesAP,
  title={Perspectives and Practice of HIV Disclosure to Children and Adolescents by Health-Care Providers and Caregivers in sub-Saharan Africa: A Systematic Review},
  author={Oluyemisi Aderomilehin and Angella Hanciles-Amu and Oluwatobi Ohiole Ozoya},
  booktitle={Front. Public Health},
  year={2016}
}
BACKGROUND Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) has the highest prevalence of HIV globally, and this is due to persistent new HIV infections and decline in HIV/AIDS-related mortality from improved access to antiretroviral (ART) therapy. There is a limited body of work on perspectives of health-care providers (HCPs) concerning disclosing outcomes of HIV investigations to children and adolescents in SSA. Most studies are country-specific, indicating a need for a regional scope. OBJECTIVE To review the… CONTINUE READING

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