Reasons for unsatisfactory acceptance of antiretroviral treatment in the urban Kibera slum, Kenya.

@article{Unge2008ReasonsFU,
  title={Reasons for unsatisfactory acceptance of antiretroviral treatment in the urban Kibera slum, Kenya.},
  author={Christian Unge and Anders A Johansson and Rony R Z Zachariah and David Some and Ian van Engelgem and Anna Mia Ekstrom},
  journal={AIDS care},
  year={2008},
  volume={20 2},
  pages={146-9}
}
The aim of this study was to explore why patients in the urban Kibera slum, Nairobi, Kenya, offered free antiretroviral treatment (ART) at the Médecins Sans Frontièrs (MSF) clinic, choose not to be treated despite signs of AIDS. Qualitative semi-structured interviews were conducted with 26 patients, 9 men and 17 women. Six main reasons emerged for not… CONTINUE READING
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