The Enabling Effect of Food Assistance in Improving Adherence and/or Treatment Completion for Antiretroviral Therapy and Tuberculosis Treatment: A Literature Review

@article{Pee2014TheEE,
  title={The Enabling Effect of Food Assistance in Improving Adherence and/or Treatment Completion for Antiretroviral Therapy and Tuberculosis Treatment: A Literature Review},
  author={Saskia de Pee and Nils Grede and Divya Rajan Mehra and Martin W. Bloem},
  journal={AIDS and Behavior},
  year={2014},
  volume={18},
  pages={531-541}
}
Socioeconomic costs of HIV and TB and the difficulty of maintaining optimal treatment are well documented. Social protection measures such as food assistance may be required to offset some of the treatment related costs as well as to ensure food security and maintain good health of the affected individual and household. Programmes have started placing… CONTINUE READING