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Male gender predicts mortality in a large cohort of patients receiving antiretroviral therapy in Uganda
(Journal of the International AIDS Society, 2011-01)
Background: Because men in Africa are less likely to access HIV/AIDS care than women, we aimed to determine if men have differing outcomes from women across a nationally representative sample of adult patients receiving ...
Mortality and loss-to-follow-up during the pre-treatment period in an antiretroviral therapy programme under normal health service conditions in Uganda.
(BioMed Central Ltd., 2009-08-11)
Background: In many HIV programmes in Africa, patients are assessed clinically and prepared for antiretroviral treatment over a period of 4–12 weeks. Mortality rates following initiation of ART are very high largely because ...
Mortality by baseline CD4 cell count among HIV patients initiating antiretroviral therapy: evidence from a large cohort in Uganda.
(Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc., 2011)
Objective: Evaluations of CD4 cell count and other prognostic factors on the survival of HIV patients in sub-Saharan Africa are extremely limited. Funders have been reticent to recommend earlier initiation of treatment. ...
Factors associated with long-term antiretroviral therapy attrition among adolescents in rural Uganda: a retrospective study
Introduction: As access to antiretroviral therapy (ART) increases, the success of treatment programmes depends on ensuring high patient retention in HIV care. We examined retention and attrition among adolescents in ART ...
Stigma trajectories among people living with HIV (PLHIV) embarking on a life time journey with antiretroviral drugs in Jinja, Uganda
(BioMed Central Ltd., 2013-09-05)
Background: Stigma is a barrier to HIV prevention and treatment. There is a limited understanding of the types of stigma facing people living with HIV (PLHIV) on antiretroviral therapy (ART). We describe the stigma ...
Community‑based ART distribution system can effectively facilitate long‑term program retention and low‑rates of death and virologic failure in rural Uganda
(BioMed Central Ltd., 2015-11-12)
Background: Community-drug distribution point is a care model for stable patients in the community designed to make ART delivery more efficient for the health system and provide appropriate support to encourage long-term ...