Systemic barriers accessing HIV treatment among people who inject drugs in Russia: a qualitative study.

@article{Sarang2013SystemicBA,
  title={Systemic barriers accessing HIV treatment among people who inject drugs in Russia: a qualitative study.},
  author={Anya Sarang and Tim Rhodes and Nicolas M. Sheon},
  journal={Health policy and planning},
  year={2013},
  volume={28 7},
  pages={681-91}
}
Achieving 'universal access' to antiretroviral HIV treatment (ART) in lower income and transitional settings is a global target. Yet, access to ART is shaped by local social condition and is by no means universal. Qualitative studies are ideally suited to describing how access to ART is socially situated. We explored systemic barriers to accessing ART among people who inject drugs (PWID) in a Russian city (Ekaterinburg) with a large burden of HIV treatment demand. We undertook 42 in-depth… CONTINUE READING

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