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Living with HIV in Kenyan slums in an era of anti-retroviral therapy (ART)

Wekesa, Eliud and Coast, Ernestina (2013) Living with HIV in Kenyan slums in an era of anti-retroviral therapy (ART). Africa at LSE Blog (03 May 2013) Blog Entry.

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Abstract

Nowhere else has been harder hit by the HIV pandemic than sub-Saharan Africa, the region alone accounts for over 68% of the total global burden. Thankfully, with introduction of anti-retroviral therapy (ART) the prognosis for people living with HIV has improved dramatically. Access to ART in low and middle income countries has expanded rapidly in recent years. In Kenya, where our study took place, 60% of those eligible are receiving ART.

Item Type: Website (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/africaatlse/
Additional Information: © 2013 Africa at LSE
Library of Congress subject classification: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GN Anthropology
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
R Medicine > RM Therapeutics. Pharmacology
Journal of Economic Literature Classification System: I - Health, Education, and Welfare > I1 - Health > I12 - Health Production: Nutrition, Mortality, Morbidity, Suicide, Substance Abuse and Addiction, Disability, and Economic Behavior
I - Health, Education, and Welfare > I1 - Health > I18 - Government Policy; Regulation; Public Health
Sets: Departments > Social Policy
Research centres and groups > LSE Health
Rights: http://www.lse.ac.uk/library/usingTheLibrary/academicSupport/OA/depositYourResearch.aspx
Funders: Wellcome Trust
Projects: This work was supported by the Wellcome Trust grant number [078471/Z/05/A]
Date Deposited: 26 Jun 2013 08:07
URL: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/50524/

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