Task-shifting of antiretroviral delivery from health care workers to persons living with HIV/AIDS: clinical outcomes of a community-based program in Kenya.

@article{Selke2010TaskshiftingOA,
  title={Task-shifting of antiretroviral delivery from health care workers to persons living with HIV/AIDS: clinical outcomes of a community-based program in Kenya.},
  author={Henry M Selke and Sylvester N. Kimaiyo and John E. Sidle and Rajesh Vedanthan and William M. Tierney and Changyu Shen and Cheryl D Denski and Adrian R. Katschke and Kara Wools-Kaloustian},
  journal={Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes},
  year={2010},
  volume={55 4},
  pages={483-90}
}
OBJECTIVES To assess whether community-based care delivered by people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWAs) could replace clinic-based HIV care. DESIGN Prospective cluster randomized controlled clinical trial. SETTING Villages surrounding 1 rural clinic in western Kenya. SUBJECTS HIV-infected adults clinically stable on antiretroviral therapy (ART). INTERVENTION The intervention group received monthly Personal Digital Assistant supported home assessments by PLWAs with clinic appointments every 3… CONTINUE READING

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