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Long-term antiretroviral treatment adherence in HIV-infected adolescents and adults in Uganda: a qualitative study

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Background Long-term success of HIV antiretroviral therapy requires near-perfect adherence, maintained throughout one's lifetime. However, perceptions towards ART and patterns of adherence may change during the life course. We assessed challenges to long-term adherence in adolescents and adults in three regional HIV treatment centers in Uganda. Methods We conducted 24 in-depth interviews and 2 focus group discussions with a total of 33 health-care providers and expert clients (HIV patients on...

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Oxford, MSD, NDM, Vietnam / OUCRU
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PLoS ONE Journal website
Volume:
11
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11
Pages:
e0167492
Publication date:
2016-11-29
Acceptance date:
2016-11-15
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1932-6203
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pubs:699713
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uri:b90ae425-9aa4-4066-a890-8b0df084a972
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uuid:b90ae425-9aa4-4066-a890-8b0df084a972
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