Assessment of factors associated with adherence of HAART among chronic care patients in dessie hospital
Counselors shall have special emphasis on adherence before initiating Highly Active Anti-Retroviral Therapy (HAART) on older, female, rural residents. Watch and mobile alarm shall be well addressed in the adherence counseling and facilitating peer discussions was recommended. Improving the psychosocial support to HIV|AIDS patients from families, faith based organization, and government was highly recommended.
Key words: HAART, Adherence, HIV/AIDS, Ethiopia
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Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
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Social and behavioral sciences
Describe the quality of service to improve adherence on Highly Active anti Retro-viral Therapy.
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have been working as Clinical Nurse Mentor of Mentors. And I have studied BSc. in Clinical Nursing, where I have conducted research thesis as a partial fulfillment. On top of this, I have participated in operational researches.
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