Sustainability of a community-based anti-retroviral care delivery model – a qualitative research study in Tete, Mozambique

  title={Sustainability of a community-based anti-retroviral care delivery model – a qualitative research study in Tete, Mozambique},
  author={Freya Rasschaert and Tom Decroo and Daniel Remart{\'i}nez and Barbara Telfer and Faustino Lessitala and Marc Biot and Baltazar Candrinho and W I M Van Damme},
  booktitle={Journal of the International AIDS Society},
INTRODUCTION To overcome patients' reported barriers to accessing anti-retroviral therapy (ART), a community-based delivery model was piloted in Tete, Mozambique. Community ART Groups (CAGs) of maximum six patients stable on ART offered cost- and time-saving benefits and mutual psychosocial support, which resulted in better adherence and retention outcomes. To date, Médecins Sans Frontières has coordinated and supported these community-driven activities. METHODS To better understand the… CONTINUE READING

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