Patient information to support adherence to HIV/AIDS therapy: the experience in South Africa
- At: 2005 FIP Congress in Cairo (Egypt)
- Type: Presentation
- By: DOWSE, Ros (Rhodes University, Faculty of Pharmacy, Grahamstown, South Africa)
In South Africa it is estimated that about 5 million people (11% of the total population) are infected with HIV with, conservatively, about half a million of these currently in need of antiretroviral therapy. High adherence to antiretroviral therapy exceeding 95% is an essential component for treatment success. Achieving and then sustaining such.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.