The Prevalence of Disclosure of HIV Status to HIV-Infected Children in Western Kenya.

  title={The Prevalence of Disclosure of HIV Status to HIV-Infected Children in Western Kenya.},
  author={Matthew L Turissini and Winstone M. Nyandiko and Samuel O. Ayaya and Irene Marete and Ann W. Mwangi and Victor Chemboi and Lucy Warui and Rachel C Vreeman},
  journal={Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society},
  volume={2 2},
BACKGROUND As antiretroviral therapy (ART) allows the world's 2.3 million human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected children to grow and thrive, these children need to be informed of their HIV status. Neither the prevalence of disclosure to children nor its impact has been evaluated in most resource-limited settings. METHODS We conducted a prospective assessment of a random sample of HIV-infected children ages 6-14 years enrolled in HIV care at a large referral clinic in Eldoret, Kenya… CONTINUE READING
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