Patient information to support adherence to HIV/AIDS therapy: the experience in South Africa
- In: G7 - HIV/AIDS: With improved access to medications, now what? Models to assure adherence and positive outcomes and associated information needs on Tuesday, 6 September 2005, 14:00-17:00
- At: Cairo (Egypt) (2005)
- 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 if available the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.